I Thought They Smelled Bad on the Outside

This has been pretty publicized but it's a great story so one more retelling won't hurt it. Thinkgeek.com played a little April Fool's Joke by putting up an ad for a Tauntaun sleeping bag designed after the scene in The Empire Strikes Back.

One problem though -- people loved it.

The orders and inquiry emails were so overwhelming that ThinkGeek is now in talks with Lucasfilms to try to get a license to make these things for real. They are sorta cute -- but this is where that line between your Star Wars geekdom and your childs need to rest will probably clash, especially when they find out what the lining of this thing is supposed to be made of..

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