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Everybody Loves the Luigi Death Stare

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Easily the best thing to come from the Wii U is Luigi’s so-called “death stare” from Mario Kart 8. The blend of annoyance, confusion, anger and terror registered on the lanky plumber’s face has become a phenomenon since the game was released less than a month ago. I’m guessing all the Topless Roboteers love the Luigi death stare, but how do children feel about it? Fine Brothers Productions set out to answer this question with one of their “Kids React” videos. Cue “Ridin’ Dirty” and hit the jump for all of the meme-erizing fun.

I know you guys can’t see me, but I’ve been doing the Luigi death stare all afternoon. Can you blame me?

About Author

Chris Cummins is a pop culture writer and Archie comics historian who has contributed to The Robot's Voice, Den of Geek US, Philebrity, Geekadelphia, Uproxx, and Unicorn Booty. He is the co-producer and co-host of Nerd Nite Philadelphia, and is regularly involved in producing and hosting New York Super Week events. In 2014, Chris began Sci-Fi Explosion, a mix of live performance, trivia and funny clips celebrating the weirdest in science fiction that regularly travels around the United States. He wrote the introductions to the compilations Archie's Favorite Comics From The Vault and (with Paul Castiglia) Archie's Favorite High School Stories. You can find Chris on Twitter at @bionicbigfoot and @scifiexplosion.