It's the dead of summer, and it's hot enough outside to cook an English breakfast on the sidewalk. You just want to cool off, but the local pool has four screaming children and four gallons of urine for every one gallon of actual H20. How's someone supposed to keep cool in such blazing circumstances? Why not try a refreshing video game water level?
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.