Monday, November 2, 2009
[BLEEP] YOU MASCOT: Herbie Husker
You know, it's one thing for a human to dress up in a cartoonish animal suit and roam the sidelines of sporting event. It's a complete other thing for a human being to dress up in a human costume and do the same thing. Herbie Husker? Are you serious?
Doesn't he look spiffy in that outfit? I hear Nebraska changed it from a pair of overalls because they felt this better reflected what modern day farm workers wear. That and he looked like a total goober. Yeah, this outfit is better. It says "my school is boring as crap" louder than the recent play of The Nebraska Cornhuskers has in recent years. Now it doesn't even make news when Texas Tech beats them.
I really worry about people who dress in human costumes. There is always that creepy feeling in the back of mind that one of these folks would want to wear me as their preferred article of clothing, and prance around like Buffalo Bill in Silence of the Lambs. Maybe that being a little too paranoid, but with cosplayers you can never tell.
(apologies as usual to Matthew Gasteier)