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Super Bowl Monday

Super Bowl XLIV Tonight!

February 7, 2010

Annually, the most watched sporting event in America is the Super Bowl, leading many to want to make the Monday after the Super Bowl a holiday.  I mean, who needs a day off to pay homage to the Presidents anyway (it’s kind of monarchical isn’t it)?  Plus, lately most have been bums one way or [...]

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The Super Bowl “Flu” Epidemic

February 1, 2009

Long have there been calls to make Super Bowl Monday a holiday since absenteeism and productivity resulting from the Super Bowl “flu” can be costly: last year 4.4 million late-ins and an estimated 1.5 million extra absences were phoned in.  Some have also estimated that $16 million per minute lost during the week preceding the Super Bowl on people running [...]

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