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This Year’s Geeky Super Bowl Ads You May Have Missed

Look, it’s commonly accepted wisdom that only a minority of nerds and geeks really care about organized sports. I mean, there’s nothing wrong with liking sports, but it’s just not as common in our community as it is in the rest of the general populace.

That said, every year during the Super Bowl ads for things us geeks are extremely interested in debut, and we really want to see them. To help out those of you who chose to skip Sunday’s game though, we’ve rounded up most of them right here… because we’re good people.

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The Super Bowl Ads You May Have Missed

Yesterday was, of course, the Super Bowl. While our readers here at Nerd & Tie are a mixed bag about whether or not they cared about the content of the actual game (if the three of us who host the podcast here are any indicator it should be about one out of three), I’m pretty sure that everyone who reads this blog is interested in the various superhero and scifi movie ads that aired during the commercial breaks.

Because, y’know, this site has “Nerd” in the URL.

So rather than making you hunt down all the various spots you may have missed because you either didn’t watch the game or had to pee during the multitude of commercial breaks, we’ve collected the ones we assume will be of the most interest to you.

And the Gods of Egypt one too, just because. Continue reading The Super Bowl Ads You May Have Missed

The Superbowl Trailers You Might Have Missed

Look, we’re pretty aware of our demographics here at Nerd & Tie. We know that a lot of you didn’t watch the Superbowl, because we know that only about a third of nerds and geeks care about sports. We know that because there are three of us, and only Pher cares about sports.

It’s very scientific.

But since the vast majority of the United States tunes into the Superbowl every year, it means a lot of new ads and teasers for big properties get aired during it… and we definitely care about those.

So, for all of you who chose not to tune in yesterday for one reason or another, here’s a collection of stuff you might have been interested in. And please forgive the fact that sometimes you have to watch an ad longer than the commercial you’re trying to get to. The internet is stupid that way.

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