Popcorn could be just the breakthrough we've all been looking for.
We've long needed something to help break through Madison Avenue's icy grip on our minds and on our wallets. It could even allow, and help facilitate, contact with the Space Aliens openly living in our midst, called Republicans.
Popcorn? Madison Avenue? Space Aliens?
OK, let's back up and go slowly. For openers, you know how a familiar feeling of vulnerability sometimes goes -- the sense that there are teams of psychologists working around the clock, seeking inroads to your psyche, in order to make you want to buy useless products, and ensure you are helpless to all commercial ads and suggestions, right?
Those feelings are normal, of course.