The Purpose Behind the Pose

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Fashion models are those impossibly gorgeous people who appear almost bored by their own fabulousness.

This seemingly effortless beauty is actually designed to frustrate consumers, who go to great lengths – and spend vast sums of money – trying to replicate that glamorous nonchalance.

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Articulate with Jim Cotter is an Emmy Award-winning magazine show that examines the human condition as expressed through culture and creativity. From ballet to busking, and grand opera to gaming, Articulate invites viewers to engage with the unfamiliar to discover truths common to us all.

Articulate is funded by a generous grant from the Neubauer Family Foundation and airs on WHYY-TV Thursdays at 9:30 p.m.

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