Posts tagged "super bowl"

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

The Women Behind “Portlandia”‘s Real Feminist Book Store Are Livetweeting The Super Bowl

Finally, a reason to watch the Super Bowl: the women behind the feminist bookstore in Portland that inspired the one on “Portlandia” will be livetweeting the game “from a…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Sirs Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen Are Pumped For The Super Bowl

It’s not their idea of football, but British bestie Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are currently living in New York and performing on Broadway together, so American football is what…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Super Bowl Sunday Means A Whole Lot Of Human Trafficking, And It’s Our Job To Stay Aware

Super Bowl Sunday is famous for more than just football. This time of year sees a spike in human trafficking, and a spike in awareness to go with it. Trafficking…

Claire Hannum | January 31, 2014 - 10:30 am

Is Scarlett Johansson’s SodaStream Ad Really Too Hot For The Super Bowl?

No, actually. Well, not in the “sexy” sense of the word hot. But Fox isn’t willing to take any heat for running an ad during the Super Bowl that takes…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 28, 2014 - 11:30 am

Say What? Super Bowl Ticket Prices Are Nuts

Hoping to attend Super Bowl XLVIII? No problem: All you need is around $2,700 bucks (for the worst possible seat, mind you) and the patience to navigate public transit (as…

Newser | January 27, 2014 - 4:45 pm

Whaaat: There Will Be A “Full House” Reunion On Super Bowl Sunday (Sort Of)

The football game will be nice and all, but the real highlight of Super Bowl Sunday will be the “Full House” reunion on our television screens. Dannon Oikos’ poster boy, John Stamos…

Claire Hannum | January 23, 2014 - 10:40 am

Beyoncé Wore Iguana And Python At The Super Bowl

PETA is slamming Queen Bey for her iguana and python skin bodysuit that she wore at the Super Bowl. Iguana? That is kinda gross.[Starpulse]
Meanwhile, JELL-O is sending…

Jessica Wakeman | February 5, 2013 - 10:20 am

The Best & Worst Super Bowl Ads

Growing up, my parents were so anti-advertising that they made us mute the volume and cover the TV with a scarf during commercials. And look at me now! Rounding up the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 4, 2013 - 11:20 am

How Great Was The Beyonce Bowl?

Did you guys watch last night’s Beyonce Bowl? I thought her opening act took forevvvvvvvvvver on that grassy stage, but when Bey finally came out, it was so worth the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 4, 2013 - 8:30 am

8 Ridiculous Super Bowl Prop Bets You Can Make Online (That Have Nothing To Do With Football)

Once upon a time, I was in love with a man who loved football and loved gambling. That meant that I was very lonely on Sundays, when he spent the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 3, 2013 - 12:33 pm

6 Different Kinds Of People You’ll Meet At A Super Bowl Party

Got a Super Bowl party to go to today? Cheering for the ra-ra home team, are ya? Chances are, whatever football get-together you’ll attend, you’ll encounter those who are really into the…

The Stir | February 3, 2013 - 9:30 am

Frisky Eats: 10 Yummy Tailgating Snacks (Whether You’re Watching The Super Bowl Or Not)

You don’t have to be a football fan to enjoy Super Bowl Sunday. You just need to have a stomach and a healthy appetite for fried food, cheesy and creamy…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 1, 2013 - 3:00 pm

9 Photos Of Beyonce Prepping For Her Super Bowl Half-Time Performance

Will you be watching this Sunday’s Super Bowl? I will probably tune in, as I love any excuse to nosh on various chips, dips and crudites and holler at the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2013 - 4:00 pm

5 Things You Should Know About Dan Schachner, The Puppy Bowl Ref And The Guy With The Best Job Ever

The Super Bowl is this weekend, which is whatever — what really matters is that the Puppy Bowl will also be on! The Puppy Bowl runs concurrent with ye olde…

Julie Gerstein | January 28, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Here’s Beyoncé’s Set List For The Super Bowl Halftime Show

Check it: Beyoncé and Destiny’s Child’s alleged Super Bowl Halftime Show set list. “Survivor” FTW! [NYMag.com]
I’m freaking out about “Project Runway” this season because I went to…

Jessica Wakeman | January 25, 2013 - 10:20 am

Let’s Meet The 2013 Puppy Bowl IX Starting Lineup!

There’s one reason and one reason only that I actually get excited for the Super Bowl each year … no, not the promise of taut man asses you can bounce…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 24, 2013 - 8:00 am

Beyonce To Perform At The Super Bowl Halftime Show

Beyoncé sang the national anthem at the 2004 Super Bowl, but she has yet to perform at the iconic halftime show—until 2013, according to an AP source who says she’s slated to…

Newser | October 16, 2012 - 3:50 pm