UPDATED: What was Glenn's favorite commercial? The Chevy "Apocalypse" video featured below.
It was a close call between the "Halftime in America" commercial and the "Apocalypse" commercial, but ultimately the funny tone of the "Apocalypse" narrowly edged out Eastwood's powerful message.
Nevertheless, he did say that the message was one that was "unbelievable" and that there may not be a message more appropriate for America right now.
He did joke, however, that rather than it being halftime, we may be well past the two minute warning.
But what did he love about the "Apocalypse" ad?
"They are standing in the Apocalypse just eating Twinkies," Glenn laughed, "and it starts to rain frogs."
"The whole ad had Glenn Beck written all over it," Pat joked.
Be sure to watch him explain in this clip from radio below:
Yes, even Glenn's producers got to take some time last night to watch the game (or in some cases, just the commercials). What were some of the favorites last night?
A lot of people seemed to really love the Chrysler/Clint Eastwood "Halftime in America" commercial, with many commenting that they found Eastwood's words more inspiring than anything coming out of Washington. However, Sara J., Mercury's Social Media Guru, did tweet "
#Ford doesn't need Clint Eastwood to sell cars #OrMyTaxes...and Id rather have a Ford #superbowl".
Check out "Halftime in America" below:
Here is one of Glenn's favorites, the one he called the funniest:
Here's one that nerdier members of the staff liked (fans will understand why towards the end)
Like the dog in the one above? There was another winning commercial that featured a dog last night:
One commercial that seemed to have a lot of promise and buzz leading up to last night was the Ferris Bueller inspired "Matthew's Day Off". Many on the staff, however, felt that it didn't quite live up to the hype:
(And because I'm a HUGE nerd - here was my favorite! The extended trailer for "The Avengers")