Posts tagged "Super Bowl"
10 Yard Fight - Super Bowl XLVIII: Black and Blue Friday

10 Yard Fight – Super Bowl XLVIII: Black and Blue Friday

KJ writes about what it was a like to watch the Super Bowl in Seahawks’ country.

A Guide to the Discography of Janet Jackson, Part Two (The Fall)

A Guide to the Discography of Janet Jackson, Part Two (The Fall)

What goes up must come down, and in the second half of our Note for Note column, we investigate the last decade and a half of Janet Jackson’s career.

The Viewfinder: Madonna's "Give Me All Your Luvin'"

The Viewfinder: Madonna’s “Give Me All Your Luvin'”

I don’t mean to sound so blase about Madonna. I mean, I like the woman’s music. However, I can also say that Madonna hasn’t made an all-out great album since 1994. Euro-dance is generally not my thing, so the whole Ray of Light/Music/American Life/Confessions run, to me, added up to maybe 12 great songs and a bunch of crap. Hard Candy was alternately OK (Justin/Timbaland) and awful (Pharrell), and the two new songs on the Celebration compilation sounded like exactly […]

10 Yard Fight - The Grab

10 Yard Fight – The Grab

The sun has set. The dust has settled. And while I rarely toot my own horn for my NFL predictions (since predicting games has as much to do with luck as it does skill), I have to point out that I picked all four NFL divisional games right on down to the upsets. Proof . Next weekend, in the conference championships, the New England Patriots will host the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers will host the New York Giants. […]

Reconsidering Janet Jackson

One of the bigger surprises this winter has been the success of Janet Jackson’s “Number Ones” tour. After the relative failure of the singer/actress’s “Rock With U” tour a couple of years back, many thought that the youngest Jackson sibling was washed up and done for. However, Janet scaled back from arenas to theaters and has enjoyed a fairly successful run through the country. At a time when many legendary artists are struggling to fill venues (it’s called lowering ticket […]

WTFF: Xtina Goes “Oops” at the Super Bowl

Those of you who watched the Super Bowl last night saw a few things. If you were into the game, like I was, you saw the Packers beat the Steelers in one of the more exciting games in recent memory. If you’re a Big Ben hater, you saw “The Rapist” get his karmic revenge. If you’re a Brett Favre hater, you saw him get his karmic revenge. Hmm…a lot of moral victories last night, eh? The halftime show was a […]