Ryan Reynolds paid $10,000 of his own money for the right to wear a shirt with The Golden Girl’s Bea Arthur on it in Deadpool. The estate agreed for a donation in that amount to a charity of their choosing. Ryan paid it himself because he felt you couldn’t have Deadpool without Bea Arthur. vulture.com/2016/06/ryan-…
Adam Levine received a T-shirt from Clarion University in Pennsylvania as part of an invitation for Maroon 5 to play at their CampusFest. They weren't able to make it, but Adam wore out the shirt through concerts and outings over the next few years. post-gazette.com/ae/tv-ra…
The Trinidadian leavened flatbread, Buss up Shut (aka Parathi), got its name from its similarity in texture and appearance to a busted up t-shirt. It is just one of many types of roti popular in Trinidad. cookingwithria.com/2012/1…
Bronagh Gallagher wore the Irish band The Frames t shirt in the OD scene in Pulp Fiction having previous acted with the lead singer in the movie The Committments en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Today I learned of Franklin and Marshall, an Italian fashion chain that started when the founders randomly discovered a Franklin and Marshall College (small college in Pennsylvania) t-shirt in a London thrift store and loved the name en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra…
The Australian Aboriginal Flag is actually owned and copyrighted by an individual artist, who licenses it for T-shirts and the like. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aus…
Ryan North (Marvel writer) once got stuck in a skate pit with only "his dog Noam Chompsky, an umbrella, a leash, a t-shirt, and a pocket computer" after the rain had made the pit slippery. When he asked Twitter users for help, they found a way for him to combine those items that let him escape. boingboing.net/2015/08/19…
In the early 1970s, a story was widely reported that Ken Osmond (the actor who played Eddie Haskell on Leave It to Beaver) had become rock star Alice Cooper. Cooper eventually got a T-shirt that said 'No, I am not Eddie Haskell.' But people still believed it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken…
Kurt Cobain’s butthole surfers t-shirt sold for $8125 julienslive.com/view-auct…
T-shirts developed from workers cutting jumpsuits in half to stay cool, they were originally marketed as "bachelor undershirts", and F Scott Fitzgerald was the first person to use t-shirt in writing. bbc.com/culture/story/201…
Today I learned of the "Self-Transcendence 3,100 Mile Race". Finnish postman Ashprihanal Aalto won in just over 40 days, about 77 miles/day. The course is 5,649 laps aound a NYC block that's open to traffic. Some runners report out-of-body experiences. There's no prize money; finishers might receive a T-shirt. bbc.com/sport/48702452
The T-shirt was invented in 1904 and marketed to bachelors who couldn't sew or replace buttons. manmadediy.com/2685-the-s…
If you fall asleep on a Tarantino set they will take a picture of you with a 3ft. dildo named "Big Jerry" next to your face and put it on the wall of shame. If you take it it down, it gets enlarged and put up again. If you take it down again, it gets printed on t-shirts for the whole crew. youtube.com/watch?v=V3K3O…
In 2006 a design for masks made out of pre-shrunk T-shirts was published for situations when N95 masks were unavailable. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
In 1992, Continental Cablevision busted cable thieves during a Pay-Per-View boxing match by displaying a toll-free number (for a free T-shirt) that only viewers with illegal decoding equipment could see. orlandosentinel.com/news/…
NHL uniform shirts have a "fight strap" (that ties the shirt to the pants) so the shirt can't be pulled off in a fight. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NHL…
Yellow underarm stains commonly found on white t-shirts are caused by a chemical reaction between aluminum-based compounds (found in most antiperspirants) and sweat. health.howstuffworks.com/…
The T-shirt was invented in 1904 and marketed to bachelors who couldn't sew or replace buttons manmadediy.com/users/chri…
, Dana Carvey who played Garth on Wayne's World had a brother named Brad who built a wire wrap prototype of the famous Amiga program Video Toaster, and Dana's character Garth wore a Video Toaster "test pattern" T-shirt in Wayne's World 2. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
In 1998, a Georgia high school student was suspended from school after wearing a Pepsi t-shirt on Coke Day. Upon hearing the news, a Pepsi spokesperson said, "Without knowing all the details, it sounds like (he's) obviously a trendsetter with impeccable taste in clothes." nytimes.com/1998/03/26/bu…
Tens of thousands of Super Bowl Champion T-shirts, sweatshirts etc. are manufactured for both teams before the game. The loser's merchandise is then shipped overseas to impoverished nations and distributed to families in need. businessinsider.com/what-…
The world record for the most t-shirts worn at once is 260 guinnessworldrecords.com/…
Actors who play James Bond "give away their rights to wear a tuxedo in any other film" and that this was circumvented by Pierce Brosnan in The Thomas Crown Affair by wearing an unbuttoned shirt and a white bow-tie which wasn't tied around his neck. cinemablend.com/new/Why-P…
T-shirts have only existed since the late 1800's, and were not considered fashionable stand-alone garments until the 1950's when Marlon Brando wore one in the film "A Streetcar Named Desire" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-s…
In the iconic banjo scene in Deliverance the young boy, Billy Redden, couldn't actually play the banjo, so he wore a special shirt which allowed a real banjo player to hide behind him for the scene, whose arms were slipped around Redden's waist to play the tune. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil…
The Little A'le'inn next to Area 51 along the Extraterrestrial Highway is loaded with alien souvenirs and UFO related items for sale such as maps of the area, posters, T-shirts, postcards, toys, and is also famous for its β€œAlien Burger” lccentral.com/2014/05/22/…
Continental Cablevision broadcasted a T-shirt offer only to viewers who were obtaining the pay-per-view signal illegally. This was done by encoding the signal in a way only illegal decoders could decode. Those who responded were caught stealing cable. articles.courant.com/1993…
Silk is a natural Protein fiber, which can be woven into textiles. The protein fiber of silk is composed mainly of fibroin and is produced by silkworm larvae to form cocoons. It take about 800 cocoon to produce 1kg silk, they ate 170 kg of leaves, and can make 4 M-size men T shirt. youtu.be/lqWf5QZFksg
Nike pulled a t-shirt that said "Boston Massacre" with a blood spatter pattern off the shelves after the Boston Marathon bombings. Another product they've had to recall was an ad featuring Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius with the caption "I am the bullet in the chamber." abcnews.go.com/blogs/head…
George Lucas built his $4 Billion β€˜Star Wars’ empire by accepting a salary of $125K instead of $1M in the first Star Wars movie, but keeping the right to direct sequels and licensing (sell toys, posters, T-shirt, etc.) thedailybeast.com/article…
When Rivers Cuomo, the lead singer of Weezer, returned to university at Harvard, he wrote in his diary that kids wearing Weezer T-Shirts would never recognize him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riv…
Viggo Mortensen wore a Montreal Canadiens t-shirt under his armor throughout filming the Lord of the rings trilogy en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vig…
Kanye West once sold a $120 plain white T Shirt, and it sold out immediately okayplayer.com/news/style…
Caltech students snuck into two fairs at MIT for the prospective freshmen and handed out T-shirts that were packaged so that "MIT" was on the front, but on the back were the words "because not everybody can go to Caltech" were hidden until the package was opened en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cal…
A man once wore 60 shirts and nine pairs of jeans on an 11-and-a-half hour flight from China to Africa because he didn’t want to pay the extra baggage fee. businessinsider.com/man-w…
The losing teams pre-printed championship t-shirts are not destroyed but donated to oversea charities that help to clothe the poor. mentalfloss.com/article/2…
The guy who wore a rainbow wig and a John 3:16 t-shirt to sporting events in the 70s and 80s, started out wearing a wig and loin cloth. He is currently serving a life sentence for kidnapping. He turned down a 12 year plea bargain in order to have a public trial and spread his message. youtu.be/m3eugHqcbi0
Early Protestants objected to priestly celibacy on the grounds that it promoted masturbation. According to Martin Luther, "To say it crudely but honestly, if it doesn't go into a woman, it goes into your shirt." hnn.us/article/696
Rick Springfield first considered "I wish that I had Gary's Girl" before settling on "Jessie's Girl" from a t-shirt he had with LA Rams, Ron Jessie on it foxnews.com/entertainment…
Auburn Correctional Facility in Upstate NY, has a soldier statue placed on top of the prison. In 2004, the state learned that the statue was "anatomically correct" and ordered the statue be "incorrected". Some workers made T-shirts reading "Save Copper John's Johnson" after the statue's nickname en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aub…
WWE has trademarked the bible reference β€œ3:16”. Wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin used the phrase to taunt the born-again Christian, Jake Roberts, following a match and it became a hit. β€œAustin 3:16” went on to become Steve Austin’s signature catchphrase and T-Shirt. uproxx.com/prowrestling/w…
HYPERCOLOR t-shirts are coated with tiny color capsules (leuco dyes) that, when heated, turn clear and show the fabric color underneath. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyp…
The T-shirt was invented in 1904 and marketed to bachelors who couldn't sew or replace buttons manmadediy.com/users/chri…
Wearing a white t-shirt with a large letter "T" on the front is scientifically proven to make you 10% more attractive to women ntu.ac.uk/apps/news/14140…
A 12 year old boy won the right to wear a t-shirt saying "Homosexuality is a sin, Islam is a lie, Abortion is murder. Some issues are just black and white" to his school. The school then told him not to wear the t-shirt, leading to his parents suing the school. The parents won. examiner.com/article/the-…
In 1980 the movie crew of "Indiana Jones and the raiders of the lost ark" had to remove over 300 TV antennas from the Tunisian 1980 background of Kairouan to resemble the 1936 Cairo background until a man wearing blue jeans and a t-shirt strolls through the background just minutes later. screenrant.com/movie-mist…
The "Baseball T-shirt" sleeve style was originally designed to provide freer arm movement to benefit sword fighting. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rag…
Martin Luther disagreed that clergy should be celibate, writing: β€œ... To say it crudely but honestly, if it doesn't go into a woman, it goes into your shirt." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rel…
Even though t-shirts were created around 1904, they were never considered to be outer wear until WWII when soldiers were seen in pictures wearing their undershirts w/ combat pants, leading to the Greaser style in the 50s and later having images printed on them artofmanliness.com/2013/0…

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