Ünnecessary Ümlaut


A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

Shop: Beer Güt Shirt Makes Beer Guts Good


Umlauts. Who knew? They make bands rock harder. Restaurants feel more exotic. And on these tees they’ll transform your beer gut into something every passerby can nod approvingly on. ‘Cuz it’s not about the gut, it’s about the beer. And it is good.

Grab yours in the Shöppe »

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SF Giants x Star Wars: Fear The Jedi Beard Shirt

SF Giants, Star Wars, and facial hair. Si, por favor.

I didn’t think the ¡Dia De Los Gigantes! Shirt could ever be topped. But this Fear The Jedi Beard (Kenobi) tee created by Jeff Fang may be the best yet.

UPDATE: Reprints have finally been made and you can place an order by sending an email to jeff@jefffang.com.

Gotta love the details:

Stay tuned for info on how—and if— you can get your mitts on one of ‘em, too. Thanks, Fang!

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Freeze Heem: Brian Wilson in Carbonite for SF Giants Star Wars Day
Silkscreen: Beer Güt Shirt Makes Beer Guts Good
Celebrity ‘Stache: Rollie Fingers!!!
Go Giants: ¡Dia De Los Gigantes! Shirts at Heebe Jeebe
Beerds: 14 Hairy Beer Labels
How To: Make a Guinness Black & Orange (Smashed Pumpkin)
Ongoing: A Collection of Facial Hair Collections
Video: Mets’ Santana Runs Elaborate Handshake Gauntlet


Go Giants: ¡Dia De Los Gigantes! Shirts at Heebe Jeebe

You know why the Giants lost the season opener to (shudder) LA? You didn’t have this shirt.

Do the Bay a favor and head to one of my favorite Petaluma stores, Heebe Jeebe, to grab this killer shirt designed by John Hersey. If you can’t make the trek (stop cryin’, I do it every day) you can order by phone: 707 773 3222.

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Freeze Heem: Brian Wilson in Carbonite for SF Giants Star Wars Day
Art: Dia De Los Muertos by Sylvia Ji
Sneak Peek: The Petaluma River Monster, Opens Friday at Heebe Jeebe!
TCB: Zombie and Day of the Dead Elvis Busts on Etsy
Freebie: The Venture Bros. Skull Patch and Game are Go!
Preview: Sylvia Ji Las Adelitas at Joshua Liner Gallery July 10
Sneak Peek: “Secondhand Love” Gives Old Art New Heart, Sat. Feb 13th
Silkscreen: Muertos Couple 2 by Matt Goldman
Art Opening: Pics from Timothy McSweeney & Cass Hersey “Heart of the City” at Boomerang Gallery, Petaluma
TRON Beard: Beardo Optico Revisited


Brick Bang: Classic LEGO Spaceman Animated Gif

Much like the mesmerizing Floating Cat this lives in the world of what I like to call Suspended Animated Gifs. Hopefully it’ll spawn a new sub-category of LEGO versions. Maybe Wardinger, who created this one, will do some more.

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LEGO Spaceman T-Shirt

The same guy who made this Gif also put (adapted?) the classic LEGO spaceman design onto t-shirts: See the rest »


Heads Up: REBEL8 x PBR SF Event

UPDATE: The beer has entered the building.

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Huge news. Don’t sleep.


Saturday, August 21, 2010
G Gallery 2700 19th St, SF CA
6 p.m. – 12 a.m

PBR: Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer 1844 Debuts in China
LA Street Art: Mike Giant on Melrose & Shepard Fairey / Obey Giant on Sunset
Art: Last Mike Giant / Skullz Press Show at 260 Divisadero
Sharpie: Mike Giant “San Francisco” Prints and “Skate” Tattoo Flash for Sale
Rise: San Francisco’s REBEL8


Vote: I Heart Meat Shirt

Please take a moment to vote on Wardinger’s Threadless tee.

C’mon. I don’t ask for much.

<3, ÜÜ.

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Art: The Undeniable Mystical Power of Shirts With Wolves

Exhibit A:


I’ve been pinged this a lot. After you read the Amazon reviews for this tee, you’ll know why.

“…Pros: Fits my girthy frame, has wolves on it, attracts women. Cons: Only 3 wolves…” –B. Govern

“…I accidentally spilled a glass of Tuscan Whole Milk down the front of this shirt, and my soul was torn from my body and thrown into heaven by a jealous God.” –Chaon

Exhibit B:

What’s better than shirts with wolves? Shirts with wolves being ridden by hot chicks. Too bad the comments aren’t as good. Threadless Tee by Dick Firestone. (via Uncrate)

Conclusion: Undeniably powerful. And mystical.