Posts Tagged ‘Superbowl’

While many are fuming over the recent Supreme Court case lifting restrictions on political campaign contributions, I’m obsessed with a different kind of gross corporate advocacy. It’s no secret that CBS sold a Super Bowl ad spot to the arch-conservative group Focus on the Family.  While they claim the ad won’t be overtly pro-life, I’m guessing it won’t be overt like you can’t be a little bit preggers.

It’s actually not the spirit of the ad that’s ticking me off so much.  Yes, I’m a staunch pro-choice advocate.  Yes, I vote, support and on occasion work for Democrats.  I’m angry because Focus on the Family ruined a perfectly good non-political event. Continue Reading »

Its not a Superbowl without a Terrible Towel

Terrible Towel Time!

So here’s the thing: I love football. I can’t lie – I’m pretty uneducated when it comes to the technical aspects of the game.  But I am enthusiastic in my ignorance, and I learn a lot from watching teams.  I’m an organizational-behavioral dork – my nickname is Nerdette, for goodness sake.

But what’s the greatest reason for rooting for the Steelers this weekend? Turns out the Cardinals have a quarterback who is married to Elizabeth Hasselbeck.

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