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Super Mario Tanooki Suit Hoodie

By: on October 03, 2017
$21.56
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Mario's Tanooki Suit. Ten-year-old me could not wait to score the onesie that would give me the power to fly and turn to stone and look like I'm humping the air - or maybe little Toad was under there - on the Super Mario Bros. 3 map screen. And 37-year-old me cannot wait to score this cozy homage to Tanooki, the Racanooki hoodie.

Primed for Halloween costumes and going outside in crisp fall weather the Tanooki hoodie is a 100% cotton pullover sweatshirt, with an eared drawstring hood, and a fat tail on the back, which you can wag by pulling a second drawstring at the waist.

While writing about the Racanooki, I did some Mario 3 research and found out - holy crap! - the Tanooki Suit is based on real Japanese raccoon dogs called tanukis. Did you know that? Tanukis are not domesticated "dogs" and not suitable as household pets, but I did find this YouTube video of a guy feeding one that used to pop by his garage at night what appear to be doggo sausage sticks.

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Madballs Foam Balls

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THEC64 Mini

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vapRwear Smokable Hoodies

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Elvis "Papi" Edwards created the line of vapRwear smokable hoodies. Papi Edwards. Caribbean native. Colorado resident. Incredibly enterprising stoner. His vapRwear hoodies all have hookah-like drawstrings at their necks...

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Working Nintendo Controller Coffee Table

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What holds feet, beer, and the controls that will drive your world-record-setting Tetris score? Feast your eyes on the fully-functional Nintendo Controller Coffee Table. Charles Lushear has entwined old school entertainment...

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Elbow Cassette Tape Player

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Elbow recently completed a market test survey on their low-tech, ultra-portable concept that will revolutionize the way you play...uh...mix tapes. A clip-on arm with a pulley system, the Elbow cassette tape player spools...

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Keytendo Video Game Console Key Holder

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Somewhere between way too much and not nearly enough geek lies the Keytendo, an NES-themed key holder, and your Goldilocks gift for a geek....

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Medieval Knight Hoodie

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See, chivalry isn't dead. It's just been co-opted by the hoodie-wearing hipster crowd. This Medieval Knight Hoodie drips of irony akin to permutations of the mustache, and trending fads akin to bacon two years ago. Thanks...

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Retro Thick Brick Cell Phone

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I smell a gift for the grad comin' in hot! Giving an LBER KR999 classic thick brick cell phone to young whippersnappers is like giving them a piece of history to take with them into the future. It's a reminder of where...

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Iron Man Hoodie

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This Iron Man crime-fighting-armor-turned-loungewear combines the Avenger's Mark VII and Mark VIII suits. Its chest and shoulders draw from the former, while the elbows and abdomen take after the latter. Awww, it's like...

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Are you going to fire up the NES or ignite the Game Boy tonight? These Nintendo-themed lighters have all your old school flame-flicking needs covered. I wonder if they also come with a means of converting flame to fireball...

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Assassin's Creed Kenway Jacket

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Maker Volante Design calls this Assassin's Creed fashion statement the Kenway Jacket, and includes a lot of nonsense about how it is available with two closure options to make it either symmetrical or asymmetrical, but...

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Dragon Hoodie

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