Super Bowl Sunday!
February 2, 2020 – Kickoff 3:30pm PST
Groundhog Day is also February 2nd.
Punxsutawny Phil, the Groundhog and
The Punxsutawny Groundhog Club est. 1887
“A popular tradition in the United States, Groundhog Day is also a legend that traverses centuries, its origins clouded in the mists of time with ethnic cultures and animals awakening on specific dates. Myths such as this tie our present to the distant past when nature did, indeed, influence our lives. It is the day that the Groundhog comes out of his hole after a long winter sleep to look for his shadow. If he sees it, he regards it as an omen of six more weeks of bad weather and returns to his hole. If the day is cloudy and, hence, shadowless, he takes it as a sign of spring and stays above ground.”
“Punxsutawney Phil’s prognostications have drawn the attention and praise of thousands of his faithful followers who now flock to Gobblers Knob each year from around the world.”
– from The Punxsutawny Groundhog Club website
UPDATE: Sunday, February 2, 2020, 0730am PST – Groundhog Day!
Punxatawny Phil did not see his shadow. Early Spring predicted!
SUPER BOWL 54
San Francisco 49ers – National Football Conference (NFC)
@ Kansas City Chiefs – American Football Conference (AFC)
The winning team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy, created by Tiffany & Company, and made of sterling silver. The trophy is a regulation-size silver football mounted in a kicking position on a pyramid-like stand of three concave sides.
Height: 20.75 inches – Weight: 107.3 ounces – Value: In excess of $10,000
Hard Rock Stadium
Miami Gardens, Florida
And now a quick message for the NFL (and all the closet racists out there):
The Chiefs are slight favorites over the 49ers KC -1.5
The Chiefs Money Line: Kansas City -122, San Francisco +101
The Over/Under is currently 54.5
“Football is like life it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority. “ – Vince Lombardi
Jeep Wins the Commercials!
Bill Murray and Groundhog Day!
(with Stephen Tobolovsky and Brian Doyle Murray)
Here it is! www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnhzGUcENWo
(released to the world at 6am on 02-02-2020)
The Halftime Show: Jennifer Lopez and Shakira
(we don’t think J-Lo likes Shakira….)
and it will probably SUCK. Wait for the reviews.
“Her hips don’t lie and her lips don’t sing.” – Dave Siegel
PARTY! PARTY! PARTY!
NOTE: Face it, you don’t care about either team this year, so it’s all about
THE SUPER BOWL PARTY, the food, drink, and the Commercials, right?
Drinking Rules for Super Bowl 54:
Take a sip of beer every time the broadcasters mention the Chiefs haven’t been to the Super Bowl in 50 years and every time they show Chiefs fans doing a tomahawk chop.
Take a sip every time they mention Colin Kaepernick, the controversial former San Francisco Quarterback.
Take a sip of beer. whenever the broadcasters mention that Chiefs Quarterback Mahomes’ dad, Pat Mahomes, once pitched for the New York Mets and every time the broadcasters mention Coach Andy Reid’s poor clock management.
Take a sip every time a well known celebrity or Jerry Rice appears on camera.
Take a sip anytime they show Joe Montana, or mention him playing for both teams.
Take a sip when Kansas City tight end Travis Kelce does his signature “Magic Mike” dance when he scores a touchdown.
Take a sip every time the broadcast shows an aerial view of South Beach.
Do a shot when Pitbull does his “surprise” cameo during the halftime show.
STOP DRINKING IF YOU FEEL DRUNK!
POSTING THIS ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 31st at 12:05am.
Our predictions for the Big Game:
(we are not liable for any gambling losses,
this is not an actual “tip” or “tout” site. For amusement only!)
*Kansas City will win. Final score 27-20, so take the Under.*
And always take “HEADS” in the coin toss.
Most of all just have fun and be safe!
UPDATE: February 2, 2020 1730pm (Halftime)
Well, the Over/Under shifted to my final score prediction!
And we’re tied at 10-10 at the Half.
UPDATE: February 2, 2020 2010pm (Game Over!)
Final Score: San Francisco 20 – Kansas City 31
NOTE: At the time we predicted the Under score the Over/Under line was 53.5
We would have won the Under Bet and our prediction KC 27 – SF 20 was pretty close!
“El Zono Finale.”
NOTE: “Where The Buffalo Roam” with Bill Murray and Peter Boyle is a classic film and a Super Bowl viewing must! Try to find it with the original music soundtrack.
NOTE: We will continue to add and update this Blog Post
before, during and after the Super Bowl in Miami on Sunday!
On The Menu:
Friday evening, we made a big pot of thick and extra spicy chili for Sunday.
(we are also defrosting chicken wings, but we won’t cook them until Gameday)
Saturday evening, we cut up a pineapple and a watermelon, and we made a fruit infused lemonade (used fresh lemons right off the tree). We went to the market and bought food and supplies for the party: chips, hummus, dill pickles, celery, Persian cucumbers, raspberries, “beverages” and mixers, peanut M&Ms, ice cream and more.
Sunday morning we cut up the veggies, made some fresh guacamole (our recipe is in a previous Blog Post) and then we cooked up the hot wings.
Buffalo Hot Wings!
Chicken wings (trimmed and cut)
1 cup all purpose flour
1/3 cup water
1 stick of Butter
1 bottle of Frank’s Red Hot sauce
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp salt
dash(es) Worcestershire sauce
Vegetable oil (for frying)
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Heat 2″- 3″ of vegetable oil to 400 degrees in heavy pot.
Whisk flour, eggs, 6 oz of Frank’s Red Hot sauce, a couple dashes of Tabasco and Worchestershire sauce, garlic, and black pepper in a large bowl until it makes a batter.
Salt the chicken wings and add them to the bowl, Coat them thoroughly with batter.
Fry the chicken wings in hot oil for 5-7 minutes until cooked golden brown.
Remove the chicken wings from oil and drain on paper towels.
Melt butter in a saucepan on the stove, then add 6 oz of Frank’s Red Hot sauce, a dash of Tabasco and Worcestershire sauce and simmer quickly.
Place chicken wings in oven safe dish (PYREX or a metal pan) and cover them with sauce.
Bake in oven for 15 minutes. Remove and coat with heated sauce again.
Garnish with celery & carrot sticks
Serve with Blue Cheese and Ranch dressing
Words of Wisdom:
“Ain’t no Hunter here! This is a party! Not a safari!”
“Tickets, passes, and a key?”
“Still not weird enough for me.”
“Everybody is going to be excited to play in a Super Bowl. When you still enjoy the preparation and the work part of it, I think you ought to be still doing that. I think as soon as I stop enjoying it, if I can’t produce, if I can’t help a team, that’s when I will stop playing.” – Peyton Manning
The Pregame Show was a NFL Football masterpiece!
First Half: pretty even.
Both teams score a touchdown and a field goal.
San Francisco threw an interception.
Lots of good commercials!
Third Quarter: All 49ers.
San Francisco kicks a field goal, then intercepts and drives for a TD! Score is 20 – 10
Fourth Quarter: All Chiefs!
Big Play! Touchdown! Interception! Touchdown! Chiefs Win!
After further review the play stands as called. Touchdown Chiefs! KC leads 20 – 24!
BIG KC DEFENSE! San Francisco turns it over on downs with 1:30 left on the clock.
The Kansas City CHIEFS WIN!
Final Score: San Francisco 20 – Chiefs 31
A short RANT about the PREMATURE CELEBRATION:
This just needs to stop. The End Zone Exhibitionism should be penalized!
No TD dances! No group selfies! None of this “Jerk-Off” behavior!
How is this not “TAUNTING” the other team? It’s just Poor Sportsmanship!
Big Congratulation to 24 year old Chiefs’ QB Patrick Mahomes! He’s the Super Bowl MVP and the NFL League MVP (and the youngest player to ever win those awards) along with being the holder of a bunch of other new football records. He made some “rookie mistakes” during the game, but he played like a Champion and made the BIG PLAYS when he had to and led Kansas City to victory.
Check out our previous Super Bowl Blog Posts!
Check out our Super Bowl party recipes!
Read our previous Blog Posts about Groundhog Day!
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DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE!
CALL A RIDE AND GET HOME ALIVE!
We had a weird. thought today (Friday) as the GOP Senate voted against witnesses and documents (i.e. evidence) in the Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump.
What if there’s a “false flag” event at the Super Bowl? Hmmm. Conspiracy theory much?
And don’t forget who controls what you see, hear and read:
or just Watch the Puppy Bowl on the AnimalPlanet channel!
Team Fluff vs. Team Ruff: 96 puppies from 61 animal shelters and rescue organizations across the United States will compete, the highest number of puppies ever, making it the “biggest and most epic game in Puppy Bowl history,”
And all the puppies are available for adoption at www.animalplanet.com
UPDATE: February 4, 2020 – Best Story of the Super Bowl!
Kelly Kay Green, 27, a Los Angeles Instagram model, who has more than 275,000 followers on her “Kelly Kay” Instagram page, tried to get on the field during Super Bowl LIV in Miami and was arrested on a trespassing charge and taken into custody. Green jumped over the northwest rail and onto the field in a restricted area. “Social media showed security and police taking her into custody near one of the end zones and leading her off the field. At one point, she appeared to lift off the back of her dress as she walked with her hands handcuffed behind her.” She was booked and later released on a $1000 bond.
UPDATE: February 3, 2020
THIS IS A REAL TRUMP TWEET!
The Chiefs play in Missouri!
HE DOESN’T KNOW AND HE DOESN’T CARE!
SHARING THIS FROM OUR FRIEND:
“President Numbnuts strikes again!!!
Yes, he posted this then deleted it.
The Chiefs play in Kansas City MISSOURI!
Millions of people feel he should’ve been impeached, removed from office (and squished like a bug) for simply being an absolutely wretched human being with zero interest in:
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – !!!
Fuck This World Class Asshole and get him out of the white house.
Oh, and Happy Groundhog’s Day.”