The best Super Bowl commercial was this Doritos spot that wasn’t on TV
Every year, the Super Bowl is as almost just as much about the commercials than it is the sport, but in the Age of Internets, often companies put their best and brightest commercials on the internet instead of spending millions on a TVV spot that will only piss off old people. And this year, Doritos had this brilliant commercial, made by Australian director Tom Noakes as part of their “Crash the Super Bowl” ad contest. And it’s got finger glory holes, and it’s just incredible.
Also, here’s the multilingual Coca Cola Super Bowl commercial that pissed off way too many xenophobes on the internet
Coke got a weird reaction to this Super Bowl commercial of people singing “America the Beautiful” in a multitude of languages. A very beautiful ad unless you’re an asshole, which a lot of people on the internet are. Some of the people on a Twitter were trolls, many were sadly genuine.
Han Solo makes podracing cool in this commercial for Lego Star Wars Minifighters
What are Minifighters? They’re Star Wars Lego sets with minifigs and miniature versions of Star Wars ships your minifigs can ride around on like little go-karts. More importantly, this commercial makes podracing look cool in a way Phantom Menace did not.
Canadians build a working pickup truck out of solid ice, because they can. Because they can.
Specifically, Canadian Tire, which made a working heavy pickup out of 11,000 pounds of solid ice over a bare truck chassis just to show off the reliability of their batteries. Canada, you fly under the radar most of the time, and then you catch the world’s attention and just knock it out of the park.