Apr/May 2007

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Radio Moshiach, Superbowl XLI & the Poisoned Kool-Aid Syndrome

The Superbowl is more than a championship sports event like the World Series or the US Open. It's a national revival meeting of American culture, a celebration of strategy and tactics combined with brute forced wedded to a godliness that makes that force inevitably triumphant, at least on the gridiron. Add in the spectacle of halftime—this year Prince in a production meant to shock and awe even without HDTV—and you have the complete package: Jesus, the game, and rock 'n roll

Thomas J. Hubschman