Cheez-It Extra Cheesy is Gross!

For ages Cheez-It was a product of Sunshine Bakery and Cheez-It crackers were a predictable and reliable commodity.  Once bought by the Kellog conglomeration, the once venerable Cheez-It fell victim to the infinite permutation disease for which Oreo cookies has been a poster child.  One of the variants is Extra Cheesy.  I had to try…

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Disturbing Message in “The Joker” (2019) and “Unhinged” (2020)

Both The Joker (2019) and Unhinged (2020) contain an alarming message that the stress and alienation a person feels in contemporary society justifies violently lashing out at strangers.  Indeed, life is not fair and many of us get dealt a bad hand.  However, the idea that this legitimizes what is essentially terrorism is a dangerous notion that…

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