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You Aren’t Going Nowhere, Fungus

Continued from this post, here are four more Super Mario Bros. Super Show episode reviews: Rolling Down the River – While not exactly the line from “Proud Mary,” they did originally play that song in this episode, earlier in the … Continue reading

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Octorok Music

I’ve long been a fan of the music from video games, so it’s nice to see it getting a certain amount of mainstream approval. The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses is a multimedia show with an orchestra playing … Continue reading

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That Was Just a Dream

Since Super Mario Bros. 2 takes place in a dream world, perhaps there’s something in the fact that Mario and his companions begin the adventure by falling down a dark, vertical passage, like Alice in the rabbit hole. You could … Continue reading

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Who Put the Thwomp in the Thwomp-Ba-Domp-Ba-Domp?

Moving on down the list of Mario enemies (well, figuratively speaking, anyway; I’m not actually working from a list, and I’m not sure how many more I’ll write posts about), we come to the Thwomps, giant stone blocks with faces … Continue reading

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Doom and Goombas

Picture by The Lonely Goomba After covering the Slimes from Dragon Quest last week, I thought it would be appropriate now to look at the comparable really easy and really numerous type of enemy in the Mario games, the Goomba. … Continue reading

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