Outside is Overrated

Covering gaming and nerd pop culture.


May 2016

8-Bit Trailer – Captain America: Civil War

I came across this awesome trailer for Captain America: Civil War on YouTube.

This trailer was created by JoBlo Movie Trailers.

Kickstart Ads – The FREAK CHAIN!

I think Mountain Dew Kickstart has some of the most entertaining ads. Their recent Freak Chain was particularly ridiculous.

Their 2016 Super Bowl spot was also particularly quirky:

I don’t drink much for soda or energy drinks anymore, but when I do it’s usually a black cherry Kickstart. Did you know you can order it on Amazon?
Mountain Dew Kickstart Flavor Assortment Pack: 2 Orange, 2 Black Cherry, 2 Limeade, & 2 Fruit Punch

What are your favorite ads? Share them in the comments, or send them in by email or twitter.

Outside is Overrated Podcast Episode 1 – Marvel Civil War

This first episode of the Outside is Overrated Podcast is here!

Tom and Jake discuss the Marvel Civil War comic series, the cinematic history of their favorite wall-crawler and expectations for Captain America Civil War.


Outside is Overrated Walks MSP ComiCon

As a comic enthusiast, former drama participant and podcast luminary, I have always been enthralled with the idea of going to ComiCon.  For some reason or other, I never actually made it to a convention until the MSP ComicCon 2016 program.

Honestly, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I wasn’t sure if I should wear my Wolverine costume or do something a little more low-key. After a surprisingly lethargic discussion, the wifey and I both donned Batman undies and Spiderman shirts to browse the wonders of the grandstand at the Minnesota State Fair.

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