“This is the second-highest calorie day in American life, second only to Thanksgiving, and people are betting and eating, is what they’re doing today. Football, as I say, combines violence punctuated by committee meetings called huddles,” said Will. “It just replicates the worst aspect of American life. That said, when it’s over, pitchers and catchers report in two weeks, and we can go back to reading the newspapers. ”

Will guessed that the New York Giants would win the big game, adding “I usually root for the team whose victory would make the most liberals unhappy. ”