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May 22, 2015 Retro Gaming Blog Post:

Princess Peach demands Nintendo hire Bowser to rescue Mario from Rob Halford

In a twist of fate, Nintendo has hired Bowser to lead their US Sales division. Seems like a perfect fit since his last name really is Bowser. The Internet has had a good chuckle and created dozens of memes in response to this news. We felt the need to take it a bit farther.

Liz Katz cosplays as Princess Peach Liz Katz creates a nice cosplay of Princess Peach. She doesn't seem to appear at Comic Cons and events the with the regularity of many cosplayers. Katz creates these nicely staged cosplays and releases the photos. Maybe she sells prints.
Doug Bowser Doug Bowser | Nintendo of America has hired a new Vice President to lead the United States sales organization with a name that's well-known in the Mushroom Kingdom. Doug Bowser will oversee a variety of sales-related functions, including Sales, In-store Merchandising, Retail Strategy and Retail Marketing.

Judas Priest's Rob Halford with Mario I love photos like this! Judas Priest's Rob Halford with Mario at the Nintendo World Store in NYC. This photo was taken at the launch event for the New Super Mario Bros. video game for the Wii. The event too place at the Nintendo World store in New York City on November 12, 2009. Initially, I thought Mario had joined Judas Priest, but he doesn't really fit in. Speaking of which, how did Rob Halford come to be at this rollout for New SMB? Is he a gamer?

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