Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 11/16/14
If you’re lonely you can always spend roughly $3,000 to watching Sunday’s Super Bowl with ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Deadspin received an email from Thuzio which is a company that “rents” out celebrities. Remember Tiki’s new venture, Thuzio? It’s a company through which you can book famous sports people for your birthday party or lunch or whatever at a set price. For $2,000, Victor Green will come to your bar mitzvah. For $149, Ricky Watters will talk to you on the phone. This week in New Orleans, Brian Billick is available for lunch or dinner—you get to request your own price—and Schefter is apparently even more flexible. “Have Adam at your party, game watch or pre-event festivities and hear his in-depth analysis of the game, player stories and more,” reads the copy in an email sent out by Thuzio this week (click image to enlarge). Deadspin says Thuzio told them Schefter’s rate is $2,500 to $3,000. I think this is great.  It’s a like a “rent-a-friend” program for people that have a lot of money and no friends. In all honesty, this is a joke.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })();
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