FifG: Mourning Whitney

FifG, like many others, grew up on Whitney Houston. The original Whitney album was FifG’s very first ever cassette tape–a purchase that was sooooooo cool and grown-up. Whitney was important when I was growing up, you see. Which makes the news of her death an especially strong blow to the gut. FifG loves celeb gossip […]

Super Bowl: Who Should I Root For?

Need a little help deciding which team to root for in tonight’s game? Here are some questions to help you figure it out. 1) When I think of the United States, I think of: A) The ol’ red, white, and blue B) The Statue of Liberty 2) I am on “Team ________”: A) Angelina B) […]

Super Bowl Bingo: NY Giants vs. NE Patriots

Ok, I’ll admit it. I’ve let this blog get away from me. No excuses. Except I moved out of the country. Does that count? No? Anyway, even from all the way in Europe, I’ve come up with my annual easy and fun Super Bowl bingo game. Ideally, Super Bowl Bingo will help keep football fans […]

Old Navy Needs a Proofreader

Hey all, Football season is back! Which means that Old Navy is back in the ultra-lucrative NFL/NCAA logo apparel biz. The store is once again selling merchandise for each NFL team and a bevy of college teams. (Though big-market team fans have a way better selection than smaller-market fans. See Buccaneers, Tampa Bay.) Anyhoo, though […]

Super Bowl: Packers Cupcakes

It’s Super Bowl time once more. And even though the blogging here has been sporadic at best, I’ve still got some cupcake ideas for you! Phewf, right? We had some Steelers cupcake ideas a couple of years ago, but this is the first Packers Super Bowl since FifG was born. So without further ado, Packers […]

Jesus Leads 7-9 Team to Playoffs

How did the 7-9 Seattle Seahawks win a ticket to the playoffs? Jesus played quarterback! Ok, it’s really Charlie Whitehurst. But is it any coincidence that a previously lousy backup QB had the game of his life in the NFC West showdown against the St. Louis Rams? You be the judge.   Ok, I’d like […]