June 7, 2023

Here is one other installment in my collection, “Is that this firm punking us?” 

Look, I am all for clothes with cute ears that makes you are feeling such as you’re half (non-human) animal while you put on it. I used to have a black hoodie that was adorned with multicolored material “dinosaur spikes.” I used to be bummed when it shrank too small to put on. Heck, if I had an additional $250, I might even commit absolutely and purchase one among these animal onesies from Blamo—they’ve bunnies and unicorns and monkeys and wolves and bats and foxes and extra. I believe they’re lovely! 

However I believe I draw the road at this hoodie being bought by Charmin, the bathroom paper firm, for $29.99. It is a white hoodie, with a pocket within the entrance, little ears on the hood, and a graphic of one of many bears from the Charmin commercials (those that used to dwell in a forest and used Charmin to wipe their poop however who now inexplicably dwell in a home and use bathrooms), together with the slogan “Personal the Throne.” I do know the corporate is simply punking us, and the oldsters who purchase it (and go away critiques) are doing so with a substantial amount of irony, however nonetheless, why does life should be like this? One assessment posted on the Charmin twitter web page reads: 

5 stars. OMG that is really superb. I spend minimal as much as 140 minutes a day on the bathroom to simply have the ability to put on this for that point whereas I am on the bathroom is such a terrific feeling such a gentle hoodie and I like the little ears. It makes me really feel like one of many bears within the commercials. –Mr. SaddleBackMoneyStacks

I am with the one who commented on the advert I noticed for the hoodie on Fb who mentioned, “That is an excessive amount of dedication for over-priced rest room paper lmfao.” And it made me snigger when one commenter requested, “Is it made out of Charmin rest room paper?” The corporate responded: “Would not that be one thing, Alex? That would really make it multipurpose, butt no, it is 80% cotton, 20% polyester. 😊 When you’ve got any additional questions, roll em’ on over!” I am positive the misspelling of “however” was intentional. Sigh. 

I will not be shopping for the sweatshirt, however I will probably be watching this video, created by YouTuber GregCubed, that gives a humorous critique of the Charmin bear advertisements, which debuted in 2001 and that, in his phrases, characteristic a household of bears who’re “obsessive about pooping.”

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