Off Brand

What This Year’s Super Bowl Ads Reveal About Our Wacky Economy

DoorDash, Triller, and Robinhood are taking the field, while Budweiser and Pepsi sit it out

Rob Walker
Marker
Published in
7 min readFeb 2, 2021
Logos of Fiverr, Coca-Cola, Doordash, Pepsi, Triller, and Budweiser as O’s and X’s on a football play
Illustration by Julia Moburg for Marker

Super Bowl LV, coming this Sunday evening in Tampa, Florida, is going to be weird. Partly that’s just because everything has been weird for months, including sports…

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Rob Walker
Marker

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