For the love of God, just play the game!
Channel 15 informed me that a 95-year-old Madison man listened to the last Bear/Packer championship game on the radio in 1941. I turned the channel for a few minutes then came back. It was still on! It was a 5 minute feature story – on Tuesday. Oh brother, they're certainly digging deep to play up the hype. What will the rest of the week bring?
This morning I was informed in a news blog that a furniture store will be closing for the game. Jim Leute, get on that story. What's the local angle? Will the furniture store be relocating to Janesville if the Packers win?
There's still almost 5 days until kickoff and this is the best the Wisconsin media has to give. I'm officially turning on WSCR this afternoon to get the Bear hype courtesy of Boers and Bernstein. It may be Bear hype but I can guarantee they won't give me a 95-year-old listening to a radio story. I know I could love you like my great grandpa, but really? My hope is Kevin Butler will get fed up of being mistaken for Jay Cutler and officially demand his number 6 back. That could have some interesting story lines.
Are you tired of the hype or do you like the ‘human interest’ stories? Me? I say “GET IT ON!” Oh, and the Bears suck.
Steve Knox was born, raised and landed back in Janesville. He encourages you to participate as he writes on Janesville and beyond as this Generation X guy supports his Janesville mission, global vision. Steve is a community blogger and is not a part of The Gazette staff. His opinion is not necessarily that of the The Gazette staff or management.