Posts Tagged ‘Superbowl’

Big Game Highlights

February 8, 2010

Big Game Highlights

There was only one word for Sunday’s big game: rough ruff. In the history of football, there has never been a contest like Super Bowl XLIV Puppy Bowl VI.

This year’s halftime show was distinctly disappointing, and the choice of MVP controversial, but the game surely advanced the state of play. Treats and belly rubs for both teams.

No puppies, kitties, hamsters or lop-earred bunnies were harmed during the game. It’s Animal Planet, people.

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Vive le Super Bowl!

February 1, 2009

Vive le Super Bowl!

Le Super Bowl Quarante-Trois, après Henri Rousseau

 

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Superbowl Veg-Out

January 30, 2009

Superbowl Veg-Out

This Sunday we the people will remain faithful to the ideals of our forebears and true to our Tostitos. On that day we plant ourselves like torpid tubers on every upholstered surface of our land because we have chosen hope and beer over fear, unity of purpose and bean dip over conflict and discord.

This year we spectate amidst gathering clouds and raging storms. The challenges we face are real. The Steelers? Sure. But Arizona? St. Louis in exile? Puh-leez. What’s up with that? Perhaps Nobel laureate Al Gore can explain it; not us.

That we are in the midst of crisis is now well understood. Our economy is badly weakened, a consequence of greed and irresponsibility on the part of sports handicappers. Sunday’s point spread was clearly devised by AIG, Citibank, and Bernard Madoff.

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