Culture, Gaming

Nintendo Will Soon Allow You To Make Your Own Mario Levels


Nintendo has done everything it could possibly think of when it comes to their ever so popular Italian plumber. Mario has gone toe-to-toe with dinosaurs, raced in go-karts, been to space, played tennis with a tie-wearing gorilla and he’s even had the opportunity to fight Pikachu and Solid Snake. Now, in the last frontier of



The Last Time The Pittsburgh Pirates Were Over .500


The Pittsburgh Pirates won their 81st game of the season for the first time since 1992, something that they have gotten so close to the past two years and have come up short. To realize astoundingly long the Pittsburgh Pirates have been a sub-.500 team, here are some things that will put it into perspective:


Culture, Featured, Gaming

E3 – A Review


There’s no denying the fact that I’m a gamer.  I love to play video games and have since I got my first Atari 2600.  When I was given the opportunity to attend this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo and review it for Cosby Sweaters I jumped at the chance.  I took Wednesday off and headed downtown


Culture, Misc

Things That Suck About Being a Lefty Kid


My childhood was slightly traumatized by being left handed.  Here’s a list in reverse order of the worst things that a lefty kid has to deal with: 4. Those crappy green scissors: In school when it was time to cut things, the first thing I had to do was find the pair of scissors with the



Hand Farting With Super Mario

Super Mario

I lost my video game virginity to Super Mario Bros. I had a Super Mario birthday party. I had the Mario costume. Mario made me a die-hard Nintendo fan; get out of my way Sega. Aside from the Super Mario games, the theme song will always live to be an integral part of my childhood.


Media, Misc, Tech

The Great Gatsby is Now The Greatest Gatsby: NES Edition

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I studied English in college, but there’s one thing my classes severely lacked: Nintendo. Most of my august professors would argue that is a good thing, but I beg to differ. I submit that great American literature can only be improved by regurgitating it into tiny, 8-bit storylines playable online. And, circa 1990, the good



Nintendo 3DS Launch Date and Price Point Announced

Nintendo held a press conference in New York today to announce the details on the highly anticipated Nintendo 3DS system. The 3DS will launch for $249.99 on March 27 and come packaged with a 2GB SD card, a charging cradle, and six augmented reality cards, called AR Cards. There will be two colors available at launch:



Happy Anniversary, Nintendo!

I’m a day late on this but, regardless…. On October 18, 1985 the world as most of us know it changed forever with the U.S. release of the Nintendo Entertainment system: In honor of the 25th anniversary of a lot of time being wasted playing this contraption, Cosby Sweaters would like to give you this