Let's say your self hatred has ratcheted up to the point that you've lost everything and the only place you can afford to eat is a lousy diner which serves things like hamburgers and BLT's. You'll at least be able to thank the stars for one thing. You won't end up cutting the cheese.
Like all true cultural icons, bread has had its ups and downs. What kind you prefer -- if you're still one of the brave few eating bread at all -- has been a powerful class symbol throughout the centuries.
That was pretty scary. We almost lost him. One day he was riding along just as happy as a Ho Ho, and the next the cruel forces of capitalism almost strangled the legendary confection of sponge cake with cream filling, known as the Twinkie, with its own lasso.