The Giants Did Not Win the Superbowl
February 3, 2008
The Other, by him/self, cannot hope to comprehend the confluence between media and expectation. As noted phenom and phenomenon Tom Brady was and was not in possession of the “pigskin,” a transient construction of history and sport, revolving between the role of athletics and the genealogy of the elliptical sphere come from cow and pig bladder. While “passing averages” and “interceptions” may be considered tentative interpretations, there exists no cogent, phallogocentric conception of how the man from San Mateo “set the record for the longest consecutive win streak in NFL history” without critically transcending our ideal of otherness, and in the same breath, managed to diminish the New England Patriots’ ur-definition of “winningest.” Perhaps we can understand this most simply by comprehending that Most problems, like answers, have finite resolutions. The basis for these resolutions contain many of the ambiguities which conditional man daily struggles with. Accordingly, most problematic solutions are fallible. Mercifully, all else fails; conversely, hope lies in a myriad of polemics. . . .