The Super Bowl. I'll probably watch it (since commercials are practically programming), but here are a few links to demonstrate the multi-dimensional aspect of the event:
Aaron [601am] explains the Super Bowl.
Esquire gives tips on how to beat your bookie.
Salon plays it safe by picking both the Raiders and the Bucs (sort of) to win.
CNN reveals how it benefits avocado growers.
Or maybe it's just a good distraction from the upcoming State of the Union?