Rob Dyrdek doesn’t seem like a bad guy. He even seems to have plenty of unique ideas, as evidenced by his MTV show, Fantasy Factory. But lately, I’m not so sure…
First, there was…
Wild Grinders and Super Mario
I know that Mario Mario (real name) doesn’t hold the patent on red and blue ensembles, but come on. Dyrdek’s Nickelodeon cartoon based on his Wild Grinders toy line looks a lot like he who dons raccoon apparel to fly.
And then there was (or this might have been first)…
It's Ridiculousness how much Ridiculousness is like Tosh.0...
Let’s just remember, aside from skateboarding, Dyrdek got all his cash money from Rob & Big.
So is that a Coinkydink or Coinkydonk?
First, I could deal with it when Back to the Future celebrated its 25th Anniversary:
Remember that Saturday Night Live skit where Dana Carvey kept singing, "Gotta go back in time" to Michael J. Fox while they were in an elevator? Yeah, neither do I.
Then it kind of stunned me when I found out Super Mario Bros was also 25 years old (watch the video on the linked site for some digital nostalgia):
Are we sure this wasn't an Atari 7800 game?
And then! I found out Elmo from Sesame Street has been around for a quarter century:
He's the one that's not Grover.
But this was the last straw… the Chicago Bears Super Bowl Shuffle happened 5×5 years ago:
(Bonus Elmo and Ricky Gervais video after the jump) Read More
Since my last InASense, Lost dealt with 4-bit pornography in video games, it’s only fitting that I bring to you this 8-bit pornography.
WARNING: Heavy nerdy references to the Super Mario Bros. Universe… and heavy shrieking by Princess Peach.
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