Tag Archives: mario

Turning Japanese: Mario Gets the Jap Art Treatment

Just like The Vapors classic 1980 single “Turning Japanese,” I’m fairly confidant that Mario is, in fact, turning Japanese. I really think so. Created for Uberbook’s Designers Game Remix by Flickr user Xiaobaosg, this Japanese art-themed piece draws inspiration from Super Mario Bros and the Capcom game Monster Hunters. Featured in the print are Mario himself, Bowser and a much ...

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DIY: Mario Raccoon Rug

Looking for something productive to make with that hidden crocheting talent of yours? This 7 x 7 ft Mario Raccoon Rug took this craftster about 15 days to finish, or about 120 hours, hand crocheting each and everyone of its 386 granny squares. Pixel crocheting. Now that’s an interesting concept. Taking the old and making it new again. That’s what ...

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Hello Kitty Super Mario Bros. Papercraft: Sure, Why Not

It’s not everyday you see a mustached Hello Kitty figure, but something about the way the stars have aligned at this moment has set the mood for the totally unneeded, but gratefully accepted, Hello Kitty Super Mario Bros. papercraft dolls. Apparently a Hello Kitty – Star Wars mash-up wasn’t quite enough. These Mario and Luigi kitties feature removable hats and ...

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My New Tattoo is Blogworthy

It’s still burning like a mother, but it’s so worth it. What could be better than Mario and the Jedi mashed together? It’s like, my childhood in one awesomely sexy package. What sort of geeky tats have you been looking into?

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The Tonight Show’s New Backdrop

I’m a big Leno fan and also a Conan fan. While it was hard for me to watch Leno give up the keys to The Tonight Show, I’m sure Conan will do just fine. Already he’s making me grin with his new backdrop, which is clearly inspired by the Mushroom Kingdom from the Mario Bros. titles. Did anyone catch this ...

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Mario Loves Those Shrooms

Though only a silhouette exists, my detective work tells me that someone going under the alias of “Toad” is dealing shrooms. Lots of shrooms. At $20 an eighth, these are going fast and I’m worried Mario might be caught up in the mix. Rehab? We’ve considered it. But then we wouldn’t feel so big and powerful anymore and that’s just ...

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Official Super Mario Chess Set

For once, Nintendo is moving away from the television set and into the study. Next month, you’ll be able to plunk down $39.99 for an officially licensed Mario Chess set. Nothing has changed with the game but the pieces are based on your favorite Nintendo characters. Yoshi is the knight, Toad is the rook, Peach is the bishop and of ...

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