Top 10 Super Bowl 2012 Halftime-Show Possibilities
So another enjoyable terrible Super Bowl Halftime Show is in the books, and as we wash "I Gotta Feeling" out of our eyes and ears for the thousandth time, the question becomes: Who will grace the stage in 2012? How old will their most famous album be? Will your mom like it? Will Twitter? Will you? Let us now gather the most likely suspects and complain about them in advance.
Let's all do our best to keep this from happening
Taylor Swift's Adversaries
This is basically the only way to get Kanye West involved, unfortunately, and frankly John Mayer would thrive in this environment. Guest skits/blog-post recitations from Taylor Lautner, Jake Gyllenhaal, Bob Lefsetz, and probably a bunch of dudes she went to high school with.
2012 would mark the 10-year anniversary of their last Super Bowl appearance, a legitimately affecting 9-11 tribute unmatched in the decade since in terms of gravitas, if not overall competence. They'd work much better with some sort of horrific national disaster to play off of; the new U2 album may actually suffice.
It's about time an actual NFL fan got the nod here, and if Michael Vick and Ben Roethlisberger are morally redeemable the whole Riker's interlude shouldn't be a deal-breaker. I greatly look forward to the conversation I would have with my mother about this.