Local Talk Host’s Loyalty Torn Super Bowl Weekend

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As Super Bowl excitement builds, the loyalty of fans is emerging.

But imagine being a born and raised Green Bay Packers fan, who now makes their home in Pittsburgh. That’s the dilemma local talk show host, Lynn Cullen, is facing.

We already know about the fanaticism of Steelers Nation, but Packers fans will tell you that they are even bigger fanatics.

“Green Bay, obviously doesn’t have a lot happening. So, the Packers, that’s it,” said Cullen. “So, Packer fans are just crazed. “

Cullen knows better than most about the difference between Steelers fans and Packers fans.

“They’re very much a like. They’re solid. They have a storied history,” said Cullen. “The towns are the same, except Green Bay is real teeny. But they’re industrial cities.”

Cullen should know. She was born and raised in Green Bay, but has lived in Pittsburgh for 30 years. But who is she rooting for?

“I have been dreading this,” says Cullen. “I love both teams.”

She even has a scarf that’s black, gold and green.

“This is my Steeler-Packer schizophrenic scarf,” she says. “It’s equal parts.”

She’s even sought divine intervention about this game.

“I heard that Bishop Zubik, who was the bishop in Green Bay before he came here, said he was praying for this match. I was praying for it not to happen,” she added. “He obviously has more pull upstairs.”

So, who’s she pulling for on Sunday?

“I’m considering it like the secret ballot. I’m watching the game by myself, wrapped in a straight jacket,” she said. “I don’t know. Does Western Psych have a good TV because I could check in and watch it there.”


One Comment

  1. Nick Manning says:

    looks like the joker in this pic, “Why So Serious”

  2. ralph says:

    the last comment was hilarious.. great one… the liberal yammering, and the shrill voice act got lame a decade ago….

  3. Slow News Day says:

    Who cares if Lynn Cullen cant make up her mind? What’s next? Don Cannon cant decide if he likes Miller Lite because it tastes great or it’s less filling?

  4. Good Lord Willin says:

    Today was the memorial service for Doug Hoerth, why didn’t KDKA run a story about a REAL talk showw host?

  5. kushka says:

    Why the fuss Lynn Cullen has always been 2 faced

  6. George says:

    Can’t Watch or Listen to KDKA Anymore!

    Now I know exactly why I don’t watch or listen to KDKA anymore. You have all of the 5 comments negative on this story of Lynn Cullen and her anxiety about wanting a favorite football team to win when she loves them both. Obviously a light, but funny story that a number of us have experienced before. apparently the current KDKA audience doesn’t understand “funny”, or irony or shared human experience is! Can’t even lighten up for a lousy football game can you guys?

    1. Groundhog says:

      Wow, Looks like a bunch of cowards and losers to rip on a fun story and Lynn Cullen. What men you are!?!?

  7. long says:

    Lynn didn’t mention, from what I’ve heard, that she has been in the home of the late great Vince Lombardi; that she played there as a child. Her sister even backed a car into Lombardi’s mailbox.
    Good stories from the little town of Green Bay.
    Two good teams to cheer for. Lynn is lucky to be in such a position.

    Lynn is a character. Those that know her, love her.

  8. connie keay says:

    ah come on—leave her alone. She’s allowed to be a Packer fan especially if it is her home town! I love Lynn and wish she was back on the air. She brought life to a talk show even if you didn’t always agree with her. Lynn—where are you???Lynnnnnnnnnnn!

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