Whales have feelings too. Don't stifle them.
Have you got seriously attractive friends? No? Pets? Let's stick with pets. You can print them on pillows! Not so lonely now are you?
There's no need to have a pillow of all five boroughs. Pick your favorite! (Not selling a whole lot of Staten Island, are you now?)
Make sure and keep that gap at the bottom so your pillows don't all disappear.
I don't think your popcorn pillow will mind if you accidentally spill a little popcorn on it while you watch movies on the couch.
You could do some serious whip-style damage with the stuffed light saber, go for that one first!