Sex And Dead Children: Every FCC Viewer Complaint About The Super Bowl

As we do every year, we recently submitted a FOIA request to the FCC for all the complaints it received from viewers upset by something aired at the Super Bowl. There were 34 of them, ranging from disgust toward the Katy Perry/Missy Elliott halftime show, offense at commercials that featured sex or profanity, and… »3/18/15 11:00am3/18/15 11:00am

NFL Wants Potential Super Bowl Halftime Acts To Pay For Right To Play

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the NFL is being a real big jerk to the musical artists that have been selected as finalists to land this year's Super Bowl halftime gig. The league, seemingly unable to understand how concerts work, is asking the artists to pay money in order to play the show. »8/19/14 1:33pm8/19/14 1:33pm

After Complaints, Bengals Abandon Katy Perry Song As Team Anthem

On Monday, the Bengals debuted Katy Perry's "Roar" (tiger-themed!) as the most prominent gameday song, playing it as the team took the field and immediately after the final whistle. Fans weren't happy. After just four days, the team is backing off. Maybe self-affirming power pop isn't the most NFL-appropriate music. »9/20/13 4:13pm9/20/13 4:13pm