If the Super Bowl’s ad parade of pathetic unempowered, dehydrated, skinned males, bitchy women, lonely bulls, people without pants and Danica Patrick left you feeling a little sad, surely this nerd-centric video by Elaine Doyle and Olga Nunez featuring Neil Gaiman, Wil Wheaton, Cory Doctorow, Lawrence Lessig, Bruce Schneier, Jason Kottke, Google Zurich, Hank Green, MC Frontalot, Patrick & Teresa Nielsen Hayden, Mr. Toast, Miss Cellania, Team Genius, Phil Plait, Allan Amato, Maddy Gaiman, Charissa Gilreath, Belinda Casas, Chuck Martinez, Jeremy James, Joanna Gaunder, and Lee Israel & Octavio Coleman Esq. of The Jejune Institute singing the lyrics of an XKCD strip should cheer you up. The strip itself is a takeoff on an ad for the Discovery Channel, which was itself made into a cartoon. More at Boing Boing.
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Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.