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Life-Size Robotic Ventriloquist Dummies: The Next Retail Craze?

Last time I was in a store, I was like, "Why is there no creepy animatronic sea captain here to tell me today's specials?" Apparently that's what the founders of Characters Unlimited thought too, because they've come up with a vast array of Hall of Presidents-style robotic people—and a few animals, too, like the… » 5/11/08 6:00pm 5/11/08 6:00pm