The Baffling Success of Six Chix

There are some works of art that are beyond criticism. In most cases the work in question is a timeless classic, having either:

A) Been analyzed so many times that there are no words left unapplied to it.

B) Simply aged itself out of the discussion; sort of a statute of limitations for critics.

Other works are just so incredibly bereft of talent and purpose that trying to somehow apply a sense of logic to them is impossible. You can’t evaluate something when you’re not sure what value it even holds. The daily newspaper comic Six Chix is one of those works.

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