Television: Can They De-Springerize Talk?

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"You! Got! The power!"

The mostly female audience stands, claps and sways to the pumping R.-and-B. music while the broadly smiling woman onstage repeats her refrain, then breaks into a sermonette. "Have you ever forgotten that you have the power?" she exhorts. They cheer. "How many women here over 40?" Big cheer. "You know, we can't do it with our bodies anymore. We got to slip into our brains, right? That's when we have to remember, 'I got the power! I can make them think that I'm a size 5!'" Bi-i-ig cheer.

It's not a gospel revival but a midtown-Manhattan...

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