It’s okay. I’m allowed to have a little fun here. I live in Baltimore, worked for the Baltimore Orioles for a time, and while my husband works for Redskins Radio, I’m still rooting for our Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. Nevertheless, here’s the list of… THE TOP 5 THINGS YOU WON’T HEAR AT A SUPER BOWL PARTY IN BALTIMORE 5. I’m only watching for the commercials. 4. Jim Harbaugh is “the man.” 3. I wish they’d stop giving the ball to Ray Rice. 2. Don’t put any Old Bay seasoning on anything! 1. I wish they would stop showing closeups of Ray Lewis.
Today in advertising class, we discussed the upcoming onslaught of Super Bowl advertisements, and one new ad in particular that’s already out there for consumption, the new Honda CRV commercial that features Matthew Broderick. The ad harkens back to Broderick’s character as Ferris Bueller in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” only now he’s Matthew Broderick, screen actor, who is middle-aged and needs a day off. Needless to say, because Ferris was iconic during my younger days, I adore this ad. It’s clever, but not over-the-top-crazy. I’ve always enjoyed Broderick’s sense of humor—not to mention that he seems like a pretty nice guy. My husband ran into him on the streets of…