The more we grow up here at the Gimme Noise offices, the more we suspect that we may, in fact, be living in a ToeJam and Earl level, the absurdist and daringly misanthropic commentary on Earthly life that made a brief but heavy blip on the Sega Genesis.
The 16 bit classic wasn't just an absurdist's dream (two aliens, on an interstellar roadtrip from planet Funkotron, crash land on Earth, which is, of course, a series of 30 grassed planes populated by monster mailboxes, mad dentists and clouds of killer bees). And it wasn't just an inexplicably addicting and deep example of exploration and top notch design. It also featured some of the very best video game music ever composed-- music so maddeningly catchy and downright funky it still rings in our heads lo these many years.
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