Blood is the New Black is really hit or miss for me. I love some of their stuff, and also have no interest in a bunch of other stuff. My feelings toward this shirt are more to the positive side. It’s goofy–a metal band made up of spike wearing bears? Where do I buy my ticket? But seriously, this shirt is super quirky, yet it works for me. I dig it.
You can pick this shirt up for $20.00 at Blood is the New Black, which is a pretty cheap price for them. If you don’t have my strange interests in weird animal shirts, you might hate this design–sorry!
**Also, if you’ve emailed me recently at my troundup email/contact form I may not have gotten it. I forgot to switch the email address over when changing servers, so those emails might have fallen through the crack. Please resend!
Hooray! I just got finished transferring troundup (and its DNS) to a new Virtual Private Server. What does this mean? The site should load quicker, and I get the snuggly feeling of essentially having a whole (virtual) server to myself. No more sharing! It also means that there might be some bugs. I spent a lot of time testing the site before transferring the DNS, but there’s still a chance I missed something. If anything isn’t working please, please tell me so that I can fix it.
Whelp, that’s it. I hope you enjoy the seconds of your life I’ll be saving you with quicker load times. You’re welcome, folks. Thanks for reading and making it so that I had to upgrade servers–that’s always a good thing.
P.S. No, that is not me in the picture. I’m a little younger.
In honor of the Lakers beginning the playoffs tomorrow, and entering into their run for a three-peat, I thought I would post up this shirt from 1two. As you can see, the text reads “The Real King Plays in Los Angeles.” This statement is, quite obviously, true, as Kobe is approximately 1.47 times better than Lebron. I’m checking out for the night now, but go Lakers!
You can pick this shirt up from the 1two store. It’ll cost you $27.99 if you want to add it to your closet.
So I’ve been talking to Seth from Palmercash for a while about a coupon, and today those talks were finally successful! I have caught the elusive 10% off coupon for Palmercash, a beast that hasn’t been seen for months upon months. Kidding and weird writing aside, the code is good for 10% off your entire order. You can find the code below, or use our permanent Palmercash coupon page.
10% Off Your Order at Palmercash: [coupon code=”palmercash1″ /]. Click to copy & go.
This coupon comes just in time to take advantage of their new collaboration with surf photographer Sean Davey. Or, you can just buy one of their many other great designs. So yeah, I’m happy about this one. Hopefully it saves ya’ll some money.
Frank & Jan just kicked off their Spring 2011 line, including this piece of knowledge from one, Mr. Bob Dylan (who’s not taking no fucking responsibility for cats he doesn’t know, man). The statement is pretty poignant, as can be expected from Bob. The typography is simple, but I like it. Same deal with the colors–black and white isn’t breaking any barriers, but it looks cool + clean. Overall it’s a sweet little typographic/quotastic (that ain’t no word!) t-shirt from a great musician.
You can pick this one up for $24.00 from Frank & Jan. Be sure to check out the rest of their Spring releases while you’re at it.
Kafka Cotton was on my list for making some great literary shirts. Unfortunately, circumstances have forced them to shut down. They will close their doors for good on April 30th. Until then, they’re selling all their designs for 50% off. That’s a great deal–help ’em clean out stock before May rolls around.
Check out the store, and pick up a discounted Kerouac or Vonnegut shirt (among others).
This shirt is sold out, so I guess I’m being a bit of a tease by posting it. I’m sorry–I hope you’ll forgive me. I like this shirt too much not to post it. It answers the question: what are hipsters going to look like when they grow up? I actually don’t know if it’s just referencing hipsters (the tattoos confuse me), but I’d like to think so. The depiction is just so spot on and goofy. Hell yeah, Sympathy For The Unusual!
If this shirt ever comes back in stock, you can pick it up for 25 Euro from their store. Unfortunately, I doubt that will ever happen because this design was part of their S/S 2010 collection.
I hinted about this shirt yesterday on Twitter. I wasn’t exaggerating, this is definitely one of my favorite designs, and one of the best I’ve seen in a while.
This shirt is, of course, based on the existential hard-on of a painting that is Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” (that sound kind of mean…I like The Scream). Ben Chen, the artist of the shirt, reproduces Munch’s painting within the world of Batman. The Joker replaces the “screamer,” and Batman replaces the people in the background of the original painting. Ben then added a bunch of small references–the cards, the bat signal–that you should check out in the detailed product pictures on the A Better Tomorrow site.
I really, really like this shirt. I love how unique it is, and I think Ben executed the design perfectly. It’s got that “it factor”–as soon as I saw it, even though the Euro exchange rate makes it incredibly expensive, I had to have it. This shirt is the bomb.
If you agree, you can pick it up for 22 Euro from the German shop A Better Tomorrow.