Super Bowl XLI:

Prince(s), Winners, and Heirs Apparent

Edited by Tobias Peterson

11 February 2007

Race for the Super Bowl

Tony Dungy's win in Miami was definitely a major event, but a quick look at Super Bowl history shows that the NFL, with its long-disparaging race record, is still far from a level playing field.

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Prince of the Ball

When His Majesty stood silhouetted against a billowing, yellow sheet, his phallic glyph guitar lunging into shadow, it was a bold display of virility that had many (including execs at Viagra, no doubt) shaking their heads in awe. I turned to my wife and checked her pulse. The night had reached its apex.

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Peyton Manning, Tony Dungy, and the Importance of Winning It All

Did the Colts' Super Bowl win actually change who Peyton Manning and Tony Dungy are? Or did it just change the perceptions of who they are in the eyes of armchair quarterbacks everywhere?

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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