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Smoking Baby Doll is a Drag

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Could someone tell us what's funny about a baby smoking??

Novelty company Archie McPhee sure has one strange sense of humor. Take a look at their Smoking Baby selling for $5.95. After the horrific story of the mom who let her three-year-old smoke, we're pretty sickened.  The description of this ceramic doll says, "Ceramic babies smoking, on the other hand, are strangely appealing." Really? We don't think so.

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6 comments so far | Post a comment now
Anonymous January 30, 2009, 5:16 PM

Is Archie McPhee any relation to Katharine McPhee?

noveltyfreak January 30, 2009, 7:54 PM

There is even a video of Smoking Baby Alive in youtube, which may have been the inspiration of this. Whatever it is, it should be rated 18

Anonymous January 30, 2009, 11:02 PM

Are you familiar with satire?

tim February 2, 2009, 5:33 PM

it says on the package “REAL babies should NEVER smoke!” Sounds pretty clear to me.

sle February 2, 2009, 10:47 PM

I think it’s a brilliant metaphor.

PopejohnStevens September 29, 2009, 1:03 AM

im going to buy this and leave it in the living room so my baby will see it everyday growing up…i assume he wll mimick the toy and when he does i will laugh and reward his behavior =)


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