Over the last 20 years, youâ€™ve chopped bridges from beneath his feet and dropped him into semifluid molten lava. Youâ€™ve spun him around by the tail and tossed him face-first into heavy explosives.
And for the most part, Bowser has deserved all of it.
Reflecting on how poorly weâ€™ve treated Marioâ€™s long-time arch nemesis, however, Iâ€™m reminded of something I learned a decade ago from an absurdly good-looking man who regularly beat himself to a pulp.
You’re not your job. You’re not your car, and you’re not your frigginâ€™ khakis.
Driven by questions decades in the making and Brad Pitt quotes, Infendo is looking beyond the menacing spikes to explore the real Bowser, what motivates his wickedness and what secrets he hides within the walls of his fortresses. We donâ€™t have psychology degrees, but we did watch Fight Club last night. And thatâ€™s a pretty deep movie.