Nota bene: A shorter, edited version of this piece originally appeared 20 June 2022 as a
part of the Kojak Your Enthusiasm series (#24) on 70s television by Josh Glenn
and his crew of hermenauts on Hilobrow.com.
What appears below is the full, "Director's Cut" version of the short essay.
Gracias Josh for letting me play in your semiotic sandbox!
See all my Hilobrow.com dispatches here.