How Mario Kart Saves Lives

Dust clouds tumble out from the bumbling vehicle ahead of me, blinding me in an asphyxiating spray of diesel and dirt. The road narrows ahead and cuts hard to the left. The driver to my rear is so far up my tailpipe that he would be getting a great draft were it not for the fact that I’m driving a tiny yellow moped. Splattered banana peels line the side of the curve. I slide into the turn, doing my best to keep the bike upright on the oily pavement. The car ahead swerves unexpectedly to the left, and I am free from the toxic fumes. My visions clears… just in time to swear away from the cows standing in the » read more «