Beyoncé, Coldplay singer Chris Martin and Bruno Mars perform during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

toggle caption Julio Cortez/AP

Monkey See

Small Batch: The Super Bowl, From Peyton vs. Cam To Twitter vs. Coldplay

We talk about the game, the quarterbacks, the halftime show in which Coldplay was hopelessly outshined, and lots more.

Listen Loading… 8:16
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/466006891/466046463" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The Denver Broncos' Super Bowl victory against the Carolina Panthers was the third most-watched broadcast in U.S. television history. CBS also streamed the game online. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

toggle caption Julie Jacobson/AP

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell holds a press conference on October 8, 2014 in New York City. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Delvin Breaux, during a game against the New York Giants in November 2015. Sean Gardner/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Sean Gardner/Getty Images

Many consider Apple's 1984 Super Bowl ad, directed by Ridley Scott, one of the best Super Bowl ads ever. YouTube hide caption

toggle caption YouTube

Television

Super Bowl Ads Past And Present: How Do They Stack Up?

Analysts say the Super Bowl ads this year are funnier and more star-studded than in the past.

Listen Loading… 3:45
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/465703585/465857477" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Tortilla chips with guacamole and salsa. cziebarth/Flickr hide caption

toggle caption cziebarth/Flickr

Monkey See

Small Batch: How To Eat The Super Bowl

Dan Pashman from The Sporkful podcast joins us for a talk about the eternal question: If you're watching the Super Bowl, what are you eating while you do?

Listen Loading… 12:33
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/465705818/465750695" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera salutes the fans as he leaves the field after a win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Jan. 3, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Grant Halverson/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Grant Halverson/Getty Images