Monday, February 02, 2015
My thoughts on the Super Bowl
Congratulations to the New England Patriots. The victory parade will be in June once the snow melts.
And nothing holds down riots like blizzards.
Malcolm Butler went from obscurity to Big Papi in one catch.
Some player won a big trophy before the game for being the only NFL player never arrested.
My favorite commercial: THE BRADY BUNCH Snickers spot with Danny Trejo and Steve Buscemi. Will there now be rumors that Danny Trejo slept with Florence Henderson?
With .36 seconds to go I couldn’t understand why Belichick didn’t call a time out. But as always, he was one step ahead of me. Let the clock run down, intercept the ball, then take a knee. The man is a genius.
As always, Al Michaels was as great as the game.
What was Pete Carroll thinking calling for a pass play on the two yard line? But I’m sure Patriot fans and USC fans were delighted.
Note to Idina Menzel: For once, just sing the fucking melody. It’s not about YOU. It’s about the song. Stop with the vocal gymnastics. We get it. You can belt. I thought her rendition of the National Anthem was atrocious. Meanwhile, John Legend’s version of “America the Beautiful” was understated, stirring, and elegant. As a general note: When you don’t need a microphone to be heard in the last row of a football stadium you are singing too loud.
Since they showed John Travolta in the stands, why didn’t they have him introduce Ms. Dazeem?
Ads cost $4.5 million for 30 seconds. Scientology had an ad. Pay up, Travolta.
If you hated the Patriots before, this game will do little to change your sentiments.
Notice that NBC only promoted THE BLACKLIST, THE VOICE, and some new shows? None of their other primetime series got mentioned even once. And of those new shows, who isn’t excited about THE SLAP?
So if you tell your mom you love her you get free food at McDonalds? What if your mom is dead?
Does Bob Costas ever blink?
Big game for Julian Edelman, All-American from Yeshiva University.
It’s hard enough for voice over talent, now they have to compete with John F. Kennedy?
Were it not for the last second interception, the circus catch by Jermaine Kearse would go down in history as one of the greatest receptions of all time. Now it’s the Endy Chavez catch in game 7 of the 2006 NLCS.
How could a receiver as great as Chris Matthews not have a catch in three years before this Super Bowl?
Chevy thinks that chicks love trucks? I don’t know one Jewish guy who ever tried to impress a girl by buying a truck.
I loved her entrance, sitting atop a Seahawk nose tackle.
I guess Tom Brady can throw touchdowns with a fully inflated football.
A couple of my Tweets: Stay tuned after the Super Bowl as NBC tries to relaunch WHITNEY.
For the Super Bowl, hopefully the stadium is inflated. It looks like a giant Jiffy Pop bag.
Some of the commercials were depressing. I don’t want to be reminded of children tragedies and Kim Kardashian.
I miss the Bud Bowl. But glad to have the Clydesdales back.
The Nissan commercial that used Cat’s in the Cradle missed the entire point of the song. Great to hear my buddy, Howard Hoffman, on the spot though. He was the announcer.
Good luck getting Marshawn Lynch to talk at Media Day now.
So if you drop a Viagra into a Fiat gas tank the front hood will grow. She still won’t let you enter the garage.
The Victoria Secret ad was more provocative than Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction.
I’m only sorry this year’s game wasn’t in New York.
Mindy Kaling was not funny. Again.
The spot showing Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbal in 1994 and today was interesting. She looks much better now and he looks much worse.
The NFL Network had 84 hours of pre-game analysis. 83 hours proved to be wrong.
Bring on baseball!