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This year, web hosting company GoDaddy ditched its usual sexist Super Bowl fare starring buxom women with long locks and replaced it with …a guy sitting at a desk working. Though perhaps refreshing for some, the spot was so tonally odd that reps issued a tweet to clarify that it was not a stunt: Not […]

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Coca-Cola, a soft drink once laced with cocaine, now has to rely on million-dollar ads to convince you that it can make you feel good. During this year’s Super Bowl, Coca-Cola got #MakeItHappy trending on social media with an ad that took aim at cyberbullying and internet trolls. The not-so-subtle implication: The internet could be […]

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Yesterday, Flea admitted what even the most casual observer of the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show already knew — that he and his band were “playing” instruments that weren’t plugged in — but that didn’t stop Axl Rose from weighing in with his theory about what really went down that fateful Sunday night. In a guest post […]

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The seeds of “America the Beautiful” were planted on a train. In the summer of 1893, Katharine Lee Bates, a 33-year-old English professor at Wellesley College, was traveling from her home in Massachusetts to Colorado, where she would be spending the summer teaching. While on her way, she took in the sights of the country […]

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You watch a tremendous amount of porn. You already know this. But you probably took a break from your filthy habit for a few hours last night to watch the Seahawks thoroughly spank the Broncos, especially if you’re from either team’s home city. PornHub did one of its statistics dumps today, charting the citizens of […]

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But the Seattle Seahawks did. Cool. Now please go dismantle Super Bowl Boulevard at once. Thanks. (Photo: @NFL) […]

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If you’re a teenage girl who has a thing for pop stars in unhealthy relationships with Crest Whitestrips, chances are you’re psyched about Bruno Mars being the headliner in this Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show. If you’re over twenty, you’re probably none too pleased. Rest assured: It could be worse, much worse. Just look at […]

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When it comes to sports video games today, none is more recognizable than the Madden series. The gameplay of recent versions looks like an actual NFL game, but it wasn’t always like that. Technology has come a long way since 1988. The Museum of Moving Image in Astoria recognized Madden’s progress over a quarter-century with […]

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Super Bowl Boulevard™ opens to the public today in anticipation of Super Bowl XLVIII™, and though cameras aren’t technically allowed on the Super Bowl Toboggan Run™, we brought a GoPro along to document the experience. The ride was fun, but probably not worth the 45 minute wait to get to the top, especially in the cold […]

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The last time the Marijuana Policy Project ran its pro-weed billboards at a major sporting event, it cause quite the dustup, so it’s exciting that the advocacy group is targeting the Super Bowl as well. The MPP launched the billboards today in locations near the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, where the game […]

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