Sure, there’s the Snuggie. If you’re the enterprising sort, there’s the homemade Snuggie. There’s even a Snuggie for your best friend. But when you’ve truly, truly given up on both physical activity and on life, forget a blanket with sleeves. That’s not hardcore enough. What you need is a sleeping bag with sleeves. White Castle is here to help.
For April Fools’ Day 2009, ThinkGeek launched a tauntaun sleeping bag as a fake-yet-awesome product. As everyone knows, pranks make the best market research, and now LA Weekly reports that they are going ahead with the product. Yes!
Of all companies, ThinkGeek should know that you never taunt a sci-fi nerd with something movie related unless it really exists. Yesterday the company revealed its annual page of fake products to trick customers, including squeezable bacon spread and a “Unicorn Chaser” soft drink. The best product of all, however, was this Tauntaun sleeping bag (check out the tiny lightsaber on the zipper pull!), which sparked so much demand that the company is looking into selling it for real.