In-Depth Analysis of Super Bowl XLIV

Well, Super Bowl is just hours away and I as am excited about this year’s game as ever. It promises to be a thrilling classic match-up between…uhhh…hold on just a second while I Google that. Okay, looks like it’s going to be the New Orleans Saints against the Indianapolis Colts.

Okay, you got me. I am not a pro football fan. Not in the least. During the regular season, I’ll watch for a little while since it seems to be something I’m supposed to do as a man. But after not too long, I’m looking for something to read or something else to do while The Wife watches the game (messed up, huh?). Now I know that this post will be submitted as prosecutor’s exhibit #1 when the Man Club takes me to court to revoke my membership, but I just don’t care.

Super Bowl is a different story, but it’s not about the game itself. Every year, we get together with several other families and make a day of it. There’s always lots of food, fun, and laughs. As for the game, I’m all about the commercials. As we all know, the advertisers turn it up a notch and really try to entertain us to keep our eyes glued on what they are trying to sell us. We get to find out which sappy Budweiser horse commercial will make The Wife cry; how close GoDaddy will go to the edge of FCC regulations; and see the creative jabs that Coke and Pepsi take at each other. Of course there are always a handful that make you ask: “They spent $3 million for that?”

You’ll catch me nodding off in complete boredom during actual game play, so I just ask that the others wake me up for the commercials and maybe the half-time show. I’m going to see if I can con the clan into TiVo-ing the game. Then we’ll start watching about 2 hours into the actual game and (pause for genius moment) fast forward through the game to see only the commercials! I love it! That’s what needs to happen to create a completely perfect Super Bowl event–at least from my standpoint.

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2 Responses to “In-Depth Analysis of Super Bowl XLIV”

  1. megan Says:

    I, too, am as excited about the upcoming Super Bowl as I ever have been…which is not at all. I even got tired of the commercials a few years ago. The only redeeming thing about Super Bowl Sunday is the license to pig out guilt-free on hot wings.

    These days I tune in to the Puppy Bowl. Three hours of puppies is infinitely better than three excruciatingly long minutes of football.

  2. Matt Says:

    The only super bowl that I can enjoy comes with super fried chicken, i.e a big bowl of XLIIIKFC. Being a brit, I’ve seen the Super Bowl once or twice, fell asleep during it, woken up later to the sounds of cheers, fell asleep again and dreamed of a bear mascot twirling a baton who unzipped their costume and Hilary Clinton stepped out, it no sense to me. Actually, that was no dream, it was the half time show.


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