Few associate them with kill screens, an arcade in New Hampshire, and an electronic ape. (Call it the Moore/Gore effect.)
I had the chance on Friday to see *[The King Of Kong: A Fistful Of Quarters](http://billyvssteve.com/)*. The story documents the history, the hysteria, and the unintentional hilarity surrounding [Twin Galaxies’ Donkey Kong record](http://www.twingalaxies.com/index.aspx?c=22&pi=2&gi=3852&vi=22) and the two main players involved, Billy Mitchell and Steve Weibe.
It does hit a little close to home – and not just because of VJA and PNN. There’s a bit near the beginning with a [Funspot](http://www.funspotnh.com/) employee proudly declaring his vices:
As soon as he finished, I knew the words that were to immediately escape Katie’s lips: “THAT IS SO YOU.” Guilty as charged.
The film is currently open in four cities, and [is rapidly widening](http://billyvssteve.com/tickets/). If you have the chance to see it, please do. It’s hard to not enjoy.