It's Super Bowl Sunday, the biggest sports day of the year. Here at BC Interruption, the writers usually keep their professional allegiances to themselves, and prefer to keep a BC-centric mind frame towards their writing. But today is different. Today I can no longer speak to Brian, because when he isn't rooting for the Eagles, he supports the New York Giants. On the other hand I have lived in the Boston area my entire life, and live and breathe the New England Patriots. It's a Civil War here at BCI, and only one of the writers will be left standing.
Let's start off with some fluff. Favorite Super Bowl Food
AJ Black- I can not get enough buffalo wings. Yes, I know they were created in NY but it would be blasphemy to go an entire Super Bowl without eating a dozen of these. When I was younger I loved to make these as spicy as humanly possible, but as I've aged, so has my digestive system. If I want to make it to work on Monday morning, I better make sure the wings aren't too spicy.
AJB: Now most people would go with Sam Adams here, because it's a Boston based beer. I agree with the Boston based beer part, but I am going to go a different root, and select "Harpoon Irish Red". Harpoon is a fantastic beer, and if you live in the Boston area you probably have gone to one of their Harpoon fests.
Favorite Team Moment
AJB- Easily the Snow Bowl in 2001. I remember watching the game, as the rest of my friends went out in the blizzard to go to a dance. I sat in my living room screaming at the television as Tom Brady went down and fumbled the ball. I had no idea what the "Tuck Rule" was, but it soon became my best friend. And when Adam Vinatieri hit that last second field goal I completely lost my crap, and accidentally put my foot through the bottom of my leather chair. Oh well.
What do you hate most about your opponents' fan base?
AJB- New Yorkers are the most entitled, whiny collection of sports fans in the country. They of course look at Boston fans the same way, but New Yorkers had this mind frame while Boston fans had to deal with lean years of Boston Red Sox playing like crap, the Bruins playing like crap, the Celtics playing like crap, and yes even the Patriots playing like crap. And talk about bandwagon? Shipping Off To Boston may be a crappy song as well, but "Empire State of Mind" is so much worse. It's just a terrible song, I want to jam New York bagels in my ears whenever I hear Alicia Keys scream that song.
Here we go, time for a bet. If my team wins, I will force AJ/Brian to do blank...