"That's worse than being stuck in an Elmo costume up in Sesame Place," Fogleman said.
Blue Man even has some of Landers' rivals talking. Not always approvingly, but talking nonetheless.
"The guy's wandering around in 105-degree weather in a blue Spandex suit. Really?" said Dan Fee, campaign manager for Otis Rolley, a former city planning director who is running for mayor. "And how does he go to the bathroom? The logistics are just staggering."
The race has been distinctly short on funny, despite the early involvement of Bill Cosby.
Cosby came to town back in January to endorse Rolley and perform at a fundraiser. That brought Rolley some early attention, as did the promise that Cosby would campaign door-to-door with him closer to the primary. But so far, no plans have been firmed up for Cosby's return.