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On Sport and Society

2000

Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Football, Commercials, Super Bowl, Football, NFL, Thorstein Veblen, Excess, Waste, Money, Prostitution

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Super Bowl Vs. Virtual Super Bowl, Richard C. Crepeau Jan 2000

Super Bowl Vs. Virtual Super Bowl, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

It is time for the mid-winter festival of commercial excess. It is time for the holiday commemorating Thorstein Veblen. It is the time of conspicuous consumption, conspicuous leisure, and conspicuous waste. It is a time without restraints and without limits. It is Super Bowl Weekend in America.