Ah, Mario Kart. Nothing has provided more people with hours of enjoyable entertainment and friendship-ruining arguments over who threw that Blue Shell and why you had to wait until I was just about to cross the finish line you unbelievable dick, that's so cheap, you need to leave, no I'm not kidding, get out.
Uh... sorry. Point is, Mario Kart rules, and now we have one more reason to love it: It inspired Tumblr user jetgreguar to kick off a fun project where artists drew self-portraits as Mario Kart racers! The results have been fantastic, so we've picked out a few of our favorites that we want to see battling it out on Rainbow Road.
If you were a kid in the '90s and you wanted to find out more about Mario once you were done with the video games, you pretty much had two choices: Sitting through a half hour of dance instructions from "Captain" Lou Albano, or flipping through the pages of Valiant's Nintendo Comics System/Super Mario Bros. comics, where Mario and Luigi frequently got into bizarre adventures alongside Peach's weird old dad. Needless to say, these comics were never really acknowledged in the video games. Or were they?!
Promos: Despite being infinitely (okay, I'll say it) toyetic, it looks like the Green Lantern movie's only fast food kids meal promo comes from Subway. It's, like, reusable bags with paper punch-outs and rubber bands...
As THE icon of block toy magic-making, it's a rare thing indeed to feel sorry for LEGO, but geez Louise dudes, K'NEX is releasing buildable Mario Kart Wii toys and tracks this June and you totally aren't...
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