Sure, you’ve seen renderings of the Minnesota Vikings‘ new stadium set to open this fall. But unless you live in the Twin Cities, you probably haven’t seen it with your own eyes — Pioneer Press columnist Joe Soucheray has, though, and he’s happy to describe it for you:
That stadium gives off a dark vibe. Sheathed in black. Knife-edged. Towering.
No, ugly is too quick to the keyboard. Not charming. That’s it. It is not charming. It looks like a hangar for the bat-winged flying machines of evil alien forces. It was supposed to resemble a Viking ship, I thought, but the only vessel shape that comes to mind is a bloated Noah’s Ark, and I am sure the architects and the Wilfs didn’t imagine that.
“Bat-winged flying machines of evil alien forces” — now there’s what the XFL needed to stay in business.
Here’s the latest image of the stadium, via the Vikings’ construction webcam. Post your own fun descriptors in comments!