Posts tagged "super bowl"

Now You, Too, Can Dance Poorly In A Shark Suit

Did you watch the Super Bowl halftime show and think to yourself, “Wow, Left Shark is living the bad-dancing-in-a-shark-suit dream”? Well, now you can live the dream too! Environmental activist…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 6, 2015 - 3:30 pm

The Soapbox: Katy Perry’s Halftime Show Was Everything It Should Have Been

The annual Super Bowl is an homage to all things American, like male athleticism, geographically-based loyalty, bar food and corporate sponsors. The event also bookends one of the musical events…

Chloe Stillwell | February 4, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Alcohol Is Now Classified As A Weapon In Military Sexual Assault Cases

The military has classified alcohol as a weapon in sexual assault cases. [RawStory]
The American Library Association’s awards are super-diverse. Is #WeNeedDiverseBooks working? [Flavorwire]
Here’s a rundown…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 2, 2015 - 6:00 pm


What a nice day out! Finally get to relax at the pool!! Wooo!!
— Rob Gronkowski (@RobGronkowski) February 2, 2015

Beejoli Shah | February 2, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Steven Tyler Did His Best Johnny Depp This Weekend

A lot of questions will surround today about the goings-on of last night’s football match, many which will be unanswerable: Should Pete Carroll have wasted a play throwing a ball…

Beejoli Shah | February 2, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Creationists Furious Over Carnival Cruise Lines’ Superbowl Ad

Ken Ham and his fellow Creationists are very upset about a Carnival Cruise Lines ad that aired during the Superbowl, featuring a particularly lovely part of a 1962 speech by…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 2, 2015 - 12:40 pm

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.

Megan Reynolds | February 2, 2015 - 10:30 am

Ready, Set, Squee: It’s Your Puppy Bowl X Starting Lineup!

The Super Bowl is on Sunday evening, I think? Not entirely sure, but what matters is that the Puppy Bowl is definitely on Animal Planet at 3 p.m. EST and LET…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 30, 2015 - 6:00 pm

WTFootball: Here’s How Your Favorite Internet Writers Think Super Bowl XLIX Will Go

People tend to think that your fearless Frisky staff doesn’t care about football with the same fervor that we care about, say, black honey lipstick, but that is only partially…

Beejoli Shah | January 30, 2015 - 2:30 pm

How To Throw A Super Bowl Party In Any Amount Of Time

The Super Bowl is here, and everyone is rejoicing because it means they can watch ads, puppies, grown men playing a sport that will eventually kill them and Katy Perry.

Megan Reynolds | January 30, 2015 - 9:00 am

Super Bowl Halftime Performances Of The 2000s, Ranked

Some watch the Super Bowl for the sports. Some watch it for the ads. Most watch it for the halftime show, that great spectacle of money and talent both perceived…

Megan Reynolds | January 29, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Marissa Alexander Has Been Released From Prison

Florida Stand Your Ground defendant Marissa Alexander has been released from prison. [NBC]
Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch is being grilled over her stance that waterboarding is torture.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 28, 2015 - 5:25 pm

PETA Made Me Do It: The 7 Types Of Sexist PETA Ads That Turned Me To Meat

Remember all of those GoDaddy ads that featured NASCAR driver Danica Patrick fake-stripping? PETA had no problem with those. Those were fine. But once GoDaddy created an ad that featured

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 28, 2015 - 4:50 pm

Here’s Kim Kardashian’s Selfie PSA Super Bowl Ad

Kim Kardashian’s selfie game has been on lock for quite some time, so it’s refreshing to see her acknowledge their glory in this Super Bowl ad for T-Mobile. The 30-second…

Megan Reynolds | January 27, 2015 - 2:20 pm

Frisky Rant: You Can Follow Your Dream Without Quitting Your Job In A Super Bowl Commercial

First, let me say that I didn’t watch the Super Bowl for a couple of reasons: 1) I don’t like watching football, even though I’ve tried, and 2) I’ve discovered…

Ami Angelowicz | February 3, 2014 - 2:00 pm

20 Banned Super Bowl Commercials That Never Aired During The Big Game

The aim of most Super Bowl advertisers remains creating a must-see commercial that will have everyone talking on Monday. But there is another increasingly viable way to viral word-of-share success: producing the can’t-see Super Bowl commercial.

Huffington Post Weird News | February 3, 2014 - 1:45 pm

Aziz Ansari’s “Friday Night Lights” Super Bowl Was Better Than The Real Super Bowl

@azizansari: So excited for the Super Bowl tonight: The Dillon Panthers vs. The East Dillon Lions!— Scott Porter (@ScottPorter) February 2, 2014

I mean, just…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 3, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Superlatives: 2014 Super Bowl Commercials

I don’t know much — or care much — about football, but I know enough to say that last night’s Super Bowl was a major letdown. For Broncos fans especially,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 3, 2014 - 10:00 am

The All-Time Greatest Super Bowl Commercials

The pork shoulder is simmering away in the slow cooker, beer is chilling in fridge, and we’re mere hours away from seeing the Seattle Seahawks take on the Denver Broncos…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 2, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Super Bowl Sunday Sex Is Unlikely, So We’re Proposing “Makeup Sex Monday”

Newsflash: Super Bowl Sunday is not a good day for sex. The entire day — and weekend, really — is reserved for football, beer, hot wings and lots of yelling…

Katie Oldenburg | February 2, 2014 - 9:00 am
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