Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Super Bowl, NFL, Football, Thorstein Veblen, Excess, Waste, Money, Prostitution, Corporations, Private Jets, Parties, Gambling, Commercials; Mons Venus Strip Club
Theory of the leisure class (Veblen, Thorstein); Super Bowl; National Football League; Gluttony; Indulgences; Rich people; Prostitution; Corporations; Gambling; Jet planes; Television advertising; Mons Venus Strip Club
It is time once again to enter the days of the Roman Numerals when excess becomes the norm, hyperbole is accepted as standard English, and the rich demonstrate in no uncertain terms that they are, and you are not. It is also the time when the middle class, those 85% of Americans who identify themselves as such, do their best to wallow in excess.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "Super Bowl XLIII" (2009). On Sport and Society. 806.