Tonight, more people will watch the same thing on TV than voted in the presidential election. Today, 278 million avocados, 1.3 billion chicken wings, 325 million gallons of beer, and 11.2 million pounds of potato chips will be consumed. The New England Patriots, coached by Bill Belichick ’75, will be squaring off against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI. Lady Gaga will be performing at halftime, hopefully in a dress made out of sleeve scraps from Belichick’s hoodies-from-hell.
While around 4 miles of hot dogs will be produced at Houston’s NRG stadium, Wesleyan students will be debating whether or not a hot dog is a sandwich. If you won’t be watching, we’ve got you covered. We haven’t done a liveblog since the vice presidential debate and it’s time we do that again.
Here we go: