Barbara Lippert's Critique: The Disabled List

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Game over. What did we miss? Well, the first Super Bowl ad casualty in this year of post-malfunction funk was Mickey Rooney’s tush. All things being equal, an 84-year-old derriere is a sight I don’t mind skipping. Plus, the spot was for Airborne, a cold-remedy company that appeared to spend about $149 per 30 seconds on production for previous spots (and that included the Brady).

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