Dr. Mary-Lou Galician and her husband Dr. David Natharius share a kiss at their 1998 airport wedding — a media event — before their trans-atlantic flight to lead a group in London & Paris. (Read the newspaper story about the wedding.)
Stupid Cupid & Realistic Romance® Awards™ for the past year’s worst and best mass media portrayals of sex, love, and romance
ANNOUNCED EACH YEAR ON
VALENTINE’S DAY by Dr. Mary-Lou Galician
The Original “Dr. FUN”)
Based on YOUR nominations each year, Dr. Galician determines the recipients of the 26 awards
and writes each citation explaining the reason each portrayal earned its award.
The Annual Awards Archives contains the complete listings
of all previous award recipients, along with Dr. FUNís video announcements.
The Valentine's Day 2017 announcement ofDr. FUN's 15th Annual Awards has been
unavoidably postponed for a few months.
Meantime, please review the 14th Annual Awards
announcement video and the complete listing of the
78 awardee citations explaining the reason
each media portrayal earned its award.
14TH ANNUAL AWARDS™
announced on Valentine’s Day 2016
(for 2015 portrayals)
“Cinderella” gets the 2016 overall Stupidest Cupid Award™ for perpetuating numerous unhealth myths and stereotypes;
“Brooklyn” is honored with
the overall 2016
Realistic Romance® Grand Prize™ for presenting healthy relationship strategies;
and popular films, TV shows, songs, and magazines receive 24 other awards