Posts Tagged “Super Bowl”

Cloverfield “franchise” destroys a great original theme

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Cloverfield “franchise” destroys a great original theme

Cloverfield “franchise” destroys a great original theme Some one should explain to J.J. Abrams that it isn’t enough to just put a word in a movie title to create a franchise that will excite the public. I loved the 2008 movie “Cloverfield.” But the two films int he so-called “Cloverfield franchise” don’t even come close…

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Super Bowl was fun, but could have been better

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Super Bowl was fun, but could have been better

Super Bowl was fun, but could have been better I’ve been watching Super Bowl games since the very first one and I’d like to say they haven’t changed, but they have. The half-time show has become a major attraction but the music just isn’t up to par for the audience. And worse is the growing…

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Lady Gaga causes ruckus, again, over Super Bowl song

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Lady Gaga causes ruckus, again, over Super Bowl song

Lady Gaga causes ruckus, again, over Super Bowl song Superstar singer Lady Gaga has lit up Social Media with renewed speculation over why she included the word “Lebanese” in one of the songs she performed at the 51st (LI) Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, called “Born This Way.” The word popped up in a set…

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When did the Super Bowl become a political football?

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When did the Super Bowl become a political football?

When did the Super Bowl become a political football? The Super Bowl began as a fantastic expression of the highest achievements of American sports and an inspiration for young people to strive in fair and stubborn competition. Since when did it become a platform for entertainers and businesses to become a political platform for their personal partisan…

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Super Bowl exposes American xenophobia

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Super Bowl exposes American xenophobia

Super Bowl exposes American xenophobia By Ray Hanania (Sunday Feb. 9, 2014, Saudi Gazette Newspaper) The Super Bowl is supposed to be a sports event where athletes showcase their skills and the audience can enjoy a healthy “sportsmanlike” competition. Instead, the Super Bowl, now in its 48th year as the annual competition of the American…

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Racial Coca Cola Superbowl Ad could have different twist

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Coca Cola has a new Super Bowl commercial that portrays Arabs in a racial stereotype, dragging a camel across a desert, in competition with a biker gang, gaggle of cow boys and a bus load of Las Vegas hookers. If we’re going to use stereotypes for anything, how about to use them to stop the sae of cancer-causing sodas like Coca Cola? Or is that not a stereotype enough?

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Super Bowl isn’t so Super anymore

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Super Bowl isn’t so Super anymore

Super Bowl isn’t so Super anymore By Ray Hanania — I’ve watched every Super Bowl since 1967. The very first one before they started to use Roman Numerals to set them apart. But I have to say I am tired of the degradation of this great American institution. Not that anyone cares, though. Over the…

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