Item 112 | What the Deuce?! -- Fearless Cultural Mania

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Size does matter -- but does character?

The makers of this balloon considered it important to tell you its size, as if that's what you really, really want to know when idly eyeballing a balloon at the grocery store as an impulse purchase. But who's the woman depicted on the balloon? She's just "CHARACTER" (if by "CHARACTER" we mean someone cheerfully throwing the "We're #1" gesture).

Poor CHARACTER ... just a no-name slob. Nobody bothered to give her a name ... they just stuffed her upside-down in a bag and slapped the word "character" on her.

We have named her "Patty Hearst."


Here's something else puzzling -- the instructions: