It’s motherfucking Super Bowl time! AMERICA! The New England Patriots vs The Seattle Seahawks. The Pixies vs Nirvana. Frasier vs Cheers. Super Bowl XLIX, to be precise. Funny that a country which generally eschews any form of foreign culture is so willing to embrace the numeric system employed in ancient Rome, but that’s another article entirely. We…Read More AMERICA: A Bad Super Bowl XLIX Primer
There was some huge news out of the US today: Missouri college footballer Michael Sam announced to the world that he is gay. I’m only being slightly facetious when I write that this is “huge news.” Because, assuming he gets drafted this US Spring (and I believe it is likely he will) he will become…Read More NFL Prospect Michael Sam Might Be Gay, But Is He Good At Football?
It’s Super Bowl Monday here in Australia – that one day a year where male white collar workers exercise their right to a day of annual leave in order to take in the Greatest Sporting Spectacle the world has to offer. Usually, there is an obvious narrative to arch the Super Bowl around. A story…Read More NFL Super Bowl XLVIII: ‘This Time It’s About The Football’
My entire NFL knowledge consists of a rather incongruous smattering of phrases and cliches. Touchdown, End-Zone, Third Down, Special Team, etc. I know that the winning coach in the Superbowl gets showered with Gatorade. But that’s about it. As such, I felt it necessary to pen my immediate, unfiltered thoughts as I take in the…Read More The Hilarity That Is Superbowl XLVII
I’ve always wondered what it’s like being a chick watching sports. From a guy’s perspective, a woman’s logic behind cheering for a specific team is absolutely baffling. More often than not, it has something to do with her misguided fantasies over shacking up with one team’s most important player, or, alternatively, how aesthetically pleasing one…Read More An Impartial Viewer’s Guide to the Super Bowl