At half time of Super Bowl XXXIV in Atlanta, the NFL and Disney will unveil "Tapestry of Nations," a global-diversity play narrated by Edward James Olmos and featuring aerial dancers, puppets, a multigenerational choir, a symphony orchestra, and music by Phil Collins, Enrique Iglesias, Toni Braxton and Christina Aguilera. Too much? Perhaps, though the quality of the Super Bowl's 10-min. themed extravaganzas may actually be improving. Some historical evidence:
THEME SUPER BOWL IV: Mardi Gras
ENTERTAINMENT Carol Channing and jazz trumpeter Al Hirt
MEMORABLE MOMENT The tractor carrying Channing and Hirt stalls on the 35-yd.-line, while a prop hot-air balloon almost...