Monday MELF: NFC West

Another week, another Monday MELF. Reminder, the fancy-sounding MELF acronym stands for: Married Enemies Lovers Friends And it’s all based on a game I played when I was 12. And now, the QBs of the NFC West: M: Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks For one, Russell is the hugely talented leader of what just might be […]

Playoffs: Saints vs. Cardinals

New Orleans Saints vs. Arizona Cardinals (4:30 P.M.) About the game: This one pits the NFC’s #1 seed against last year’s Super Bowl loser. It’s big news for the Saints, who have not ever reached a Super Bowl. The fan support in New Orleans is huge, especially after the city went through so much devastation […]

Super Bowl: Fun Fact/Conversation Starter

Fun Fact: It occurs to me that I didn’t mention yet the fact that Ken Whisenhunt, Cardinals head coach and Eliot Spitzer-lookalike, was the offensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers and was passed over for the head coaching job in favor of Steelers coach and Omar Epps-lookalike Mike Tomlin. That makes it something of a […]

FifG Game of the Week: Pittsburgh Steelers v. Arizona Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (Sunday 6:28 p.m., NBC) Why it’s good football: It’s the Super Bowl! Duh. Top team in the AFC vs. the top team in the NFC. Can’t beat that! Why you might care: It’s the Super Bowl! Duh. Because, come on, if you’re going to watch one football game a year, […]

Super Bowl Cupcakes: Cardinals

Almost time for Super Bowl parties, people! And because I am here to serve both the football fan readers and the cupcake gods, I’ve decided try to make some team-appropriate cupcakes that you can make, too! Because I’m not actually very good at baking or cake decorating, so if I can do it, YOU can […]

FifG Game of the Week

Ok, folks, I know that this is a huge football weekend in terms of who will and who will not be heading to the Super Bowl. However, my entire football being has been focused on the Bucs. And a large portion of my non-football being, too. That’s a good 3/4 to 7/8 of my being […]