super bowl

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! #AzizsFNLBowl2pic.twitter.com/yLNcS0vOLF— 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

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