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Is The Super Bowl Over?

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Why Aren’t We Done With Professional Football?

Congratulations to [insert corporation-masquerading-as-a-team name here] for winning the Super Bowl™! Now that you’ve got some time off, perhaps you’ll want to spend some of it reflecting.

Okay, maybe reflection is not your strong suit. We’ll start you off with some topics: domestic violence, best practices in denying/deflecting/opposing (no, wait, you’ve got that down) misogyny, the corporatization of everything. No?

How about a good old fashioned soul-search on the theme of profiting from the physical labor of others while hiding the very real physical dangers posed by those labors? Or if that’s too cerebral for you, try Googling the minimum wage and then pondering whether your cheerleaders deserve to make at least minimum wage. They’re just women but…still.

Is the Super Bowl Over Yet-

We as a culture might want to think about some of these subjects associated with our favorite sport.  Think about what…

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About The Owl Lady

Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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