The Super Bowl half-time shows are a spectacle on their own. In recent years, it seems they’re only memorable for bad reasons, though. For example, the Black Eyed Peas’ 80s TRON show, the Who’s WHAT? show, and don’t even get me started on Janet Jackson’s wardrobe malfunction!
So this year, they had Madonna. With her, they brought on the Romans, which somehow turned into a cheerleading squad, with a tinge of gospel at the end.
What did you think?
It’s becoming a trend for Super Bowl commercials to be released online before the Super Bowl, supposedly to “engage” fans rather than just entertaining them for a few moments during the game until the next great commercial comes along and you lose all your attention span. That, plus more people are “watching TV” on mobile devices all the time. This year, here are some of the commercials released early. There are some great ones, and some just weird ones. See who got it right… Continue reading
One of the curses of the Super Bowl, it seems, is that the home team where it is held has never gotten to play in it. Any year where the host city has a decent team, though, hope always mounts. Before the 2011-2012 season, speculation this trend may change was especially strong with the Indianapolis Colts being a perennial contender. However, Fate put a quick end to that. Their magician quarterback, Peyton Manning, was sidelined for the first time in his career with a neck injury that was going to keep him out for the season, or enough of it to keep the Colts from even getting to the playoffs to have a chance to play a Super Bowl in front of their fans.
Unfortunately, Fate was in a foul mood towards Indy for some reason and did not stop there. Continue reading