|Two house pets in midtown Manhattan searching in vain for Super Bowl "frenzy" on Saturday afternoon. Extra police were on duty directing traffic around Super Bowl activities, and I didn't see any traffic jams related to pre-game events.|
|Nearby, a deli is offering a breakfast that is lost in the translation.|
By VICTOR E. SASSON
Even without the distraction of the Super Bowl and the need to assign news reporters to cover a sports story, Editor Marty Gottlieb has produced a number of lousy Sunday editions in the past two years.
Today's could have been a duesy, but it turned out to resemble a douche bag.
Wrapped in hype
The first mistake was to wrap the paper in another 8-page "Super Bowl Special" section with a verb-less banger head that lands with a thud: