In this Monday’s San Francisco Chronicle, the Tech section had a teaser heading image, spelling out “BFG” in Scrabble-like letters: I had a quick flashback to the BFG of video gaming days, but alas it was just another article about the popularity of Facebooks apps.
Yesterday’s game was actually close and came down to the wire — much improved compared to the recent trend. The commercials were pretty good, but didn’t seem as extravagant. Even so, there’s always a lot of buzz around all the ads — here are some good sites that showcase all the ads run during the game: Advertising Age MySpace Spike.com Ad Meter (USAToday.com) Also, if you liked the NFL commercial featuring Ephraim Salaam and Chester Pitts (both from the Houston Texans), check out the Super Ad: Who Want’s it More? contest. NFL players pitched their stories to be considered for…
The Onion has really stepped up their video production these days. My friend Pat turned me onto this one which digs on NASCAR: NASCAR Coach Reveals Winning Strategy: ‘Drive Fast’ (If the video doesn’t appear, click this link to watch: NASCAR Coach Reveals Winning Strategy – The Onion.)
Tonight we enjoyed a few “Poor Man’s Margaritas”, a recipe I picked up from my buddies Chris and Ron a couple years ago at the Gnomedex conference. The recipe is quite simple: Good tequila (tonight I had Cazadores) Odwalla’s Summertime Lime Juice Use whatever ratio you’re comfortable with. Voila, instant margarita. It’s not really “poor” in the sense that it’s cheap, but you can make them anywhere. This juice from Odwalla is only made in the summer, so hurry out and try some!