Brazil's Carnival parades are some of the biggest, and certainly the danciest shindigs on Earth. Especially when they draft the Mushroom Kingdom in to help out.

Reader Marcelo sends us these clips taken over the weekend in the Rio suburb of Santa Teresa, as a Mario-themed posse shakes their way down the streets.


I've seen this song played all kinds of ways, from lonely bedrooms on YouTube to concert halls, but never one that so made me want to be where it was being played. Lazy walking, a nice day in Rio, beers in hand...