Cathy will end its 34-year run in October, and though it will probably be remembered for its repetitive jokes involving chocolate and swimsuits, Cathy Guisewite's strip was actually eerily prescient on the ills that bedevil us today.
Last week, a friend of mine had a conversation about how the Coke is much better overseas, as it uses real sugar instead of corn syrup. She then added: "I hear that by 2027, 100% of Americans will be obese."
Long Beach, California's Club Bounce caters to fat people "who might have some trouble getting past the velvet ropes at other night spots because of their size." And where there are happy fat people, there's controversy!