Two’s company, Fifty-Seven’s a… Superbowl. While we’re not really football aficionados, we can appreciate a good spectacle. Besides the buffalo wings, beer, and overall competitive spirit, the Super Bowl is known for having the best entertainment and advertisement of all time. Didn’t care to watch the Superbowl this year? No worries. We almost missed it, too. By the grace of God, we managed to get a load of it and we’ve summed up our favorite moments for you.
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You know we’re going to mention it, so we might as well get it out of the way first: Rihanna! Impeccable as always she delivered a congenial performance. If you’ve been following her, you know that when it comes to music she’s been out of the limelight since the drop of her 2016 album, ANTI (with the exception of sporadically dropped singles). This performance paid homage to the bangers that have allowed us to love her artistry throughout the years. Not only does she demonstrate that motherhood is the welcoming of a child, but it’s also a mother’s renaissance. If anything, with her red attire, she communicates that there is never a better time to be bold. Our only criticism is that her performance was only 13 minutes long–way to trigger our triskaidekaphobia.
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We know you’re not really supposed to cry when watching the Superbowl, but life happens. For that, we have The Farmer’s Dog to blame. Their commercial depicted a dog’s life-long journey, following its owner from childhood to maternity. Dog lovers everywhere know that like us, our dogs’ time on Earth is limited. Our dogs are growing with us and there’s nothing we can do to stop it. The Farmer’s Dog reminds us that the best we can do is make the most of our moments together. So, the next time your dog brings over that chewed up, salivated, nasty toy you hate to touch, suck it up and play fetch.
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The Walt Disney Company turns 100 this year. Feel old yet? The company didn’t hesitate to let us know that even a century later, it’s teaching kids everywhere to dream. Even as adults, their commercial evokes our remembrance of the characters that resonated with us growing up. Everyone engages in storytelling on a daily basis. It doesn’t stop when you reach adulthood. If anything, it matters then more than ever because dreams are the very thing keeping us young. Some call it corny, but we know it’s timeless.
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck stans had their moment watching the “Air” trailer debut. While both actors are particularly kind on the eyes, what really appealed to us about this movie was the depiction of Nike and Michael Jordan’s partnership. With a doubt, the collab has done a handful for the world of fashion and contemporary culture. Enough said; We’ll be at the theater for this one.
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Oh, by the way, the Chiefs won. We don’t really play favorites, but with every game comes a victor and we’re inclined to mention it. We confess that the sportsmanship displayed post game was admirable. So, whether you like football or not, the ability it has to bring people together is undeniable. Winner or loser, viewer or player, we’re all involved. Who knew men tackling each other over a ball could prove itself enriching?
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