top of page

On anticipating the Super Bowl

there is the game itself, but much of the pleasure of the event is in anticipation, in delay, even if you are not following details of the teams, the strategies, the various players, coaches, expectations, but simply waiting. I can cheer for one team over the other according to the storyline but those stories change according to who is telling it. in this case, best, both sides have arguments for hoping- Cincinnati has never won, falling twice before, over thirty years ago- Los Angeles has been built for this game, star players, home field etc...


so I cheer for Cincinnati, partly because they are built through the draft, not bought, partly because this might be their best chance in years, in conference including powerful quarterbacks in other major teams like Kansas City, Buffalo, Baltimore, perhaps Jacksonville...


at any rate, I hope for a good game...

4 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Les Miserables (book review) Victor Hugo

same review as [book:The Wretched|17905288] 121215: i have decided to reread some work i had originally rated five or four- particularly when i was very young, unread, innocent of much litcrit, but no

Bonjour Tristesse (book review) Francoise Sagan

281218: so this is the way i like to imagine france. and young/wise french girls. not very ‘real’ portrayal, but then this is probably more read astutely catching the times, the way some fraction of f

Baltasar and Blimunda (book review) José Saramago

020219 from ???: there is often a description of an artistic project, even if it is not quite ‘art’, in Saramago’s work: in this case it is the cathedral, not as work of architecture but as social cre

Post: Blog2_Post
bottom of page