Give this one a minute: The goofy concept doesn’t pay off right away, but around the time that Wario shows up in the Albert Brooks role, it gets pretty funny. And anything that pays tribute to one of the best movies of 2011 and one of the greatest video games of all time is worth giving a chance.
It’s been a long week. Happy Friday.
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself.
What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?
The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.