Posts tagged "halftime show"

We Are All The Shark On Katy Perry’s Left

The Super Bowl happened. Tom Brady and his friends won. Missy Elliot performed a very enthralling medley of her hits while Katy Perry flounced around in a sparkly, oversized sweatshirt.  And, during "Teenage Dream," the one Katy Perry song I don't really mind, two men in shark costumes danced a tightly-choreographed routine…
By: Megan Reynolds / February 2, 2015

All Hail The Sugar Mamas, Beyoncé’s 10-Piece All Female Backing Band

I always find it maddening when people have the gall to critique a performer like Beyoncé, questioning her star power, or entertainment value, or (gasp!) singing voice. It's akin to the flunky armchair quarterback, sitting at home saying he would have caught that pass. HA! I'd like to see you try. You absolutely cannot ste…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 4, 2013

What Did You Think Of The Black Eyed Peas’ Super Bowl Halftime Show?

After the first half of last night's Super Bowl was done -- and congrats to the Green Bay Packers, the least rapey team on the field last night, for their win -- TRON took over for the halftime show. I mean, the Black Eyed Peas. Slash from Guns 'N' Roses showed up too -- i…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 7, 2011

The Weirdest Super Bowl Halftime Show Ever

I did not grow up in a football-loving family (we went to political rallies on Sundays instead), so the Super Bowl has never meant a whole heck of a lot to me. But since I became an adult, I've starting tuning into the big game for three obvious reasons: 1) I like the food commonly…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 4, 2011

CBS & Janet Jackson Win Fight For Their Right To Flash

Justin Timberlake could have Janet Jackson naked by the end of his song. In a surprising landmark judicial decision, the US Circuit Court of Appeals stopped the FCC from fining CBS over half a mil for the infamous 2004 halftime split second strip show...er, wardrobe malfunction. The Court ruled in favor of JT, Janet, and…
By: Simcha / July 22, 2008