Sunday, February 02, 2014


On the high holy day of Americanism. Days of celebration and feasting, a binge of consumption this evening, paeans to our military heroes, riotuous musical celebrations: an ancient Roman would have had no problem identifying our most important religious holiday.

Factoid: "[Football] Game telecast's accounted for nine of the 10 most-watched programs in 2013" -- NY Times Magazine, Feb. 2, 2014

1 comment:

  1. Well, at least there's no ritual cannibalism, no preaching death to the infidels.


Old-fashioned excuse: "The dog ate my homework."

Modern excuse: "Dual-factor authentication ate my ability to do my homework."