Know Your Stuff. Nothing is worse than going to a Super Bowl party and someone asking, “so who is playing?” To spare you the embarrassment, these are the need-to-knows:
- The New York Giants are playing against the New England Patriots.
- The game is in Indianapolis.
- Madonna is performing during the halftime show.
Choose a Side and Stay There. Even if your team is not in the game, or especially if you have no interest in the game at all, I guarantee watching the game will be infinitely more enjoyable if you have a team to root for. Unfortunately, my Chicago Bears were plagued with injuries (and bad plays) this season, so I can’t cheer them on. Luckily for me, I have enough pent up hatred for the Patriots that rooting for the Giants will sufficiently fill that void. Whether you choose the underdog or the one with the best colors, support the team and treat them as your own for the day.
Control your Bladder. Some of the best parts of the Super Bowl are the commercials. So with the riveting game, funny commercials and exciting halftime show, there is too much can’t-miss content for breaks. I say either get DVR, hire an actor to reenact the moments you miss, or hold it.
Forget the Diet. If you’re on a health kick this year, lose it for a day–because nothing goes better with the big game than gourmet nachos and spicy wings.