The senator tweeted with 35 seconds to go and Texas Tech up by 1 over Virginia in the NCAA final. The jinx was on.
Bowling for Soup band members are big fans of comedy in general, and stand-up comedy with Steve Martin was one of their favorites. As their original drummer jokingly said, "We should call the band Bowling For Soup."
We have to realize that the meme of the "curse" has its own racial baggage. It's a way of disengaging Western history from the literal rubble of Haiti.