Category Culture

T 042 Leftist hero? Che!

Ernesto “Che” Guevara (/tʃeɪ ɡəˈvɑːrə/, Spanish pronunciation: [ˈtʃe ɣeˈβaɾa][4] June 14, 1928 – October 9, 1967)[1][5] was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat and military theorist. A major figure of the Cuban Revolution, his stylized visage has become a ubiquitous countercultural symbol of rebellion and global insignia in popular culture, according to Wikipedia.  Symbol […]

T 038 U-S-A! B-A-T! U-S-A!

Batman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger,[4][5] and first appeared in Detective Comics #27 (1939). Originally named the “Bat-Man”, the character is also referred to by such epithets as the Caped Crusader, the Dark Knight, and […]

T 035 Mixed messages

I bought this t-shirt at some store in South Korea. Not sure if it was made in South Korea or some other place in Asia. I do find it funny how printing words in English make the article of clothing into something exotic. What it actually means is not as important. I have seen examples of […]

T 032 Making elementary political points

Paul Joseph Watson (born 24 May 1982),[1][2][3] also known as PJW, is an English YouTube personality, radio host, writer, editor, and conspiracy theorist.[4][5][6][7] He has been described as ‘alt-right‘ by multiple sources,[7][8][9][10] though he does not associate himself with that label,[11] instead identifying himself with the “New Right“. He publishes content that is critical of […]

T 030 Swinging toward the fences

Jack Roosevelt Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American professional baseball second baseman who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era.[1] Robinson broke the baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base on April 15, 1947. When the Dodgers […]

T24 Orange is not new on this black tee

The fictional superhero Batman, who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics, has appeared in various films since his inception. Created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger,[1] the character first starred in two serial films in the 1940s, Batman and Batman and Robin. The character also appeared in the 1966 film Batman, which […]

T22 No broken connection to the past

The Broken Spoke, a legendary dance hall founded in 1964, still features live music nightly. Owner James White had a reputation for booking local acts and “outlaw” bands that had gained notoriety by rebelling against the mainstream Nashville sound. Leading this brigade were Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson. Such Texas favorites as the Dixie Chicks […]