Your eVites are all responded to. Your Roomba is charged up to take care of the messy aftermath. And you’re ready to go on and on about the importance of 1,080 lines of interlaced vertical resolution.
It must be Super Bowl Sunday.
The funny part is, you couldn’t give a crap about the game. You have two things on your mind. 1) You pray that everyone is impressed with your fried mayonnaise concoction. 2) You are looking forward to getting a sneak peek into the underground garage of billionaire industrialist Tony Stark and his armored and bulletproof suit.
The latest Marvel/Stan Lee superhero adaptation will be unveiled in a trailer during the Super Bowl, giving both geeks and sports fans something to look forward to. There have already been some images and clips leaked, so we’re unsure if this trailer will offer anything startlingly new. Either way, we’re psyched.
You see, sports fans and geeks are often thought of as being at opposite ends of the nerd spectrum. However, let’s not forget that baseball cards are often sold where they have comic books and vice versa. We’re all closer on the evolution chart than we’d like to admit.
Today the New England Patriots aren’t the enemy. It’s Obadiah Stane, played by Jeff Bridges who becomes Iron Monger, Iron Man’s nemesis.
There’s something about repulsor beams and Gwyneth Paltrow that has me particularly psyched for this flick.