Thursday, March 02, 2006
Funship Freddy: Friend or Fiend?
Okay, it's bad enough to toss back a few cocktails on a cruise ship and go back to your cabin to discover freakish towel animals hanging from the cabinets (especially in a dimly lit cabin). But some genius at Carnival Cruise lines has created a demonic mascot for the ships called Funship Freddy. And you can't walk past the onboard giftshop without seeing dozens of the hideous little things watching you.
Funship Freddy is supposed to be a cuddly creature that looks like the trademark Carnival ship smokestacks:
But there is something disturbingly familiar about Funship Freddy. You be the judge:
I think you catch my drift?