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For most Americans, the Super Bowl is all about chicken wings, beer, and good company. But in the shadow of this massive sporting event, there lie disturbing truths about the Super Bowl’s history of attracting sex traffickers. Large-scale events that are fueled by booze, excess, and consumption are also hotbeds for the underground sex trade, though this gritty reality is often eclipsed by fanfare and funny commercials.  Clemmie Greenlee, a former victim ... Read More
...or any day, really. I never watch the Super Bowl, but if I did, I know I’d be eating a million cookies or potato chips out of the sheer boredom I’d experience. If I was watching, I’d need to get creative with my mini-meals. So for all you compulsive snackers out there (sports fan or no), here are some healthy snack recipes to try! Spiced Chickpea Nuts Drunk Ants on a Log Chipotle Sweet Potato Rounds Caesar Salad Spears Hummus Cups with ... Read More
We all know a Super Bowl just ain’t a Super Bowl without the sexist ads. Never mind the fact that just as many women watch the Super Bowl as men, and that a lot of them especially like to tune in to watch the commercials—nope, plenty of companies remain members of the “boobies = $$$” school of thought. This year, though, the organization Miss Representation started the #NotBuyingIt hashtag on Twitter, encouraging users to point out which ... Read More
Tim Tebow's anti-choice Super Bowl commercial might be getting all the attention, but I needed a second pass at this Snickers ad featuring Betty White.  Not bad for someone who just celebrated their 88th birthday! You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this ... Read More
The Super Bowl is, historically, one of the most-watched events in American television each year. Folks gather far and wide to watch the AFC and the NFC champs duke it out. Although really, the Super Bowl is more about two very very important things: one being food (just writing this so far has made me crave queso dip and pigs in a blanket...) and the other being good old American capitalism via commercial-watching. We've all seen the entertaining ads with cat ... Read More
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