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  • July 22, 2014
    In honor of that questionable new NInja Turtles movie coming out in a few weeks, the folks at TheFineBros had modern children watch and respond to the original Ninja Turtles cartoon (previously: responding to a Game Boy). As usual, they are unappreciative little jerks. Except... / Continue →
  • July 14, 2014
    This is a shot of the line to get into the 1983 San Diego Comic Con -- 31 years before the shit show it is today. Wait, where are all the costumes? Where are all the people in general? 1983 was already the 13th year of the convention? It's been happening since 1970? I did ... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2014
    This is a video of Italian police officers performing a synchronized motorcycle routine in Rome in the 1950's. They do a great job. Way better than the guy who was trying to split lanes when I was waiting at a stop light the other day. It's cool bro, I didn't even like that ... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2014
    To celebrate the 25th anniversary of handheld console, The Fine Brothers gave a bunch of kids Game Boys and asked them what they thought of them. SPOILER: Not impressed. So not impressed some of them can't even understand how people could have possibly enjoyed playing with th... / Continue →
  • July 1, 2014
    This is a video of the new Super Mario Bros speed run record set by speed-runner Blubbler (which doesn't sound like a very speedy name). It takes him all of 4-minutes and 57.69-seconds to run from the moment the timer appears until hitting the axe behind Bowser in world 8-4. ... / Continue →
  • June 27, 2014
    This is the 'VHS Intro' for Game of Thrones created by Youtuber Mikolaj.Birek by mashing up the 80's style video made by Hunterlsanders and that 80's dance music version of the theme song. It all came together very nicely. Like a well-made sandwich where all the ingredients w... / Continue →
  • June 24, 2014
    This is a video of game designer Dan "OtherDan" Emmons' analysis of the level design of Super Mario Bros World 1-1 and how perfect it is. WELL WHY DON'T YOU MARRY IT, DAN? I apologize, that was not very mature of me. I'm an adult, and I should act like one. But not if that ... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2014
    This is a video of a recently discovered Super Mario Bros glitch that awards infinite 1-ups (although you can only keep 128). Wow, thirty years later and people are still discovering new tricks. Although how anybody discovered this one is beyond me. First you have to beat th... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2014
    Note: Worthwhile interactive panoramic shots of the collection HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE. The Guinness Book of World Records recognized largest video game collection is currently up for auction on GameGavel. Bidding is just over $100,000 with five days remaining. The auction ... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2014
    This is the latest video from The Fine Bros featuring today's children reacting to yesterday's technology. In this case, a late 70's computer. They are not impressed. Now I feel old. "How old?" Old enough to call the nearest assisted living facility and ask to see their ca... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2014
    In 1983 Atari allegedly dumped millions of unsold E.T. game cartridges in a Alamogordo, New Mexico landfill after deeming them unsellable because the game sucked so hard. And now that rumor seems to be true, as excavators have just uncovered hundreds of the game while searchin... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2014
    This is a video of Youtuber Dan Newbie performing Super Mario Bros. themes using 48 wine glasses, two pencils and a frying pan. It sounded very pretty. Kinda reminded me of visiting the Caribbean. Granted I've never been, but in my mind that is what it would sound like. And... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2014
    These are two videos featuring every title screen for every game made for the Nintendo and Super Nintendo, in alphabetical order. The Nintendo one is three hours long. The Super Nintendo one is 9 hours long. If you start watching them now, you will be finished in twelve hour... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2013
    This is a wedding cake baked by Meals For Reals and animated by DJ and lighting company Posh Entertainment using a 3-D mapped projector. It works perfect for displaying Donkey Kong. Less perfect for Pac-Man. And that 3-D pipes Windows screensaver just looked f***ing awful. ... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2013
    These are the line of Nintendo cartridge flasks that Matt Cornell of Ink Whiskey LLC designed. They're currently a Kickstarter project but have already met their funding goal so paying up will guarantee a flask when they ship around March of next year. $15 will get you a Drun... / Continue →
  • October 16, 2013
    Note: This is nowhere near the whole thing, keep going to see the entire piece in three separate images. This is a 3,266 line piece of ANSI art created by the members of blocktronics and ACiD Productions. What's ANSI art? I'll let my buddy khz explain it. You see, he used t... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2013
    These are the super realistic looking 1/6 scale Batman and Robin figures made by Hot Toys (available early next year) and based on Adam West and Burt Ward's appearance in the 1966 Batman movie. Each comes with a choice of faces, different weapons, and a bunch of different inte... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2013
    This is a series of art nouveau style posters for some of Hayao Miyazaki's Studio Ghibli animated films. They were created by Pixiv user marlboro and NOT American Spirits like you were probably thinking. Look at you -- always jumping to conclusions. Me? I'm always jumping o... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2013
    This is a video from the recent GamesCon in Germany, which had a custom Super Mario Bros. level that people could play as a time trial. After 974 people played, they compiled everybody's run into one video. This is that video. Some people seemed to breeze through, while othe... / Continue →
  • September 20, 2013
    This is the Super Mario Bros. themed bedroom that 38-year old father Dustin Carpenter created for his 13-year old daughter AJ. My bedroom? My bedroom is brown themed. Ladies love it. "It's disgusting." Ladies hate it. "She wanted to kind of redo her room and [first] she a... / Continue →