Definition of brain candy
- One of the beauties of the car is the privacy to listen to popular novels—brain candy, if you will—that the women in my book group would sniff at.
- —Jane Gross, New York Times, 10 Dec. 2000
- People who dismiss TV reality shows as, at best, superficial brain candy are missing a fascinating character study and naturalist video extravaganza when they skip CBS's Survivor, the best, most popular and longest-lasting of the current reality game shows.
- —Jonathan Storm, Philadelphia Inquirer, 21 Apr. 2005