A documentary on Donkey Kong and underdogs

Scene reporter Rebecca Meiser isn’t the first to be screwed in a rigged election. That’s pretty much the premise of the hilarious documentary The King of Kong: Fistful of Quarters, now available on DVD. In the film, Steve Weibe, an endearing underdog, decides to take on the 1982 Donkey Kong champion, Billy Mitchell, a full-time hot sauce salesman with an ego the size of the Soviet Union and a mullet that puts Billy Ray Cyrus to shame…

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