Super Bowl Exlix musings

So the Super Bowl was last night. Two teams about which I could not possibly care less playing for a ridiculous amount of money. (Don't get me started on the NFL's status as a [exaggerated air quotes] "not for profit" company.) Anyway, here are some thoughts on last night's ridiculous spectacle: -Three hours before kickoff, … Continue reading Super Bowl Exlix musings

The other useless February “holiday”

Oh, like my Groundhog Day post didn't lend itself to a similar Valentine's Day post.  Don't act so shocked.  And yes, I think I posted something similar last year or the year before, but all my posts disappeared late last year, so I'm doing it again.  Shut up and read it. |+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+|+| This coming Sunday … Continue reading The other useless February “holiday”

Groundhog Day… seriously?!

I am absolutely stunned that, in the year 2010, not only are there people that still consider Groundhog Day to be a legitimate "holiday", but more so that there are STILL people- grown adults!- that buy in to all this groundhog bullshit. I mean really, really buy in to it. Look, I can appreciate Punxsutawney, … Continue reading Groundhog Day… seriously?!