This weekend is Super Sunday, if you weren’t already aware of it. (FYI: The NFL forbids us to refer to “The Big Sunday Football Game” by its actual name, for trademark reasons. It also forbids us to look The Big Game in its super eye, or to stand too close to its super presence.) Anyway, last year I paid attention to the Game because Beyonce. This year? I’m just not interested. Actually, I’ve never really been interested. The only sports I really ever got into watching was cheerleading. What? IT’S A SPORT.
If you want me to get excited about a Big Televised Event, then give me the Tony Awards.
But admitting you don’t like football in today’s culture is almost like admitting you don’t have indoor toilets: It’s so counter-cultural it makes people suspect something’s off about you. But today I’m going public. I couldn’t care less about football. I’m not interested in the Super Football Competition. Here’s why:
What about you? Are you interested in “The Big Superish Game”? Am I missing out on something for not getting the appeal of huge men knocking each other around and causing long-term brain injury for sport?