Etsy Removes Horrible Rape T-Shirts, Other Gross Shirts Still Okay



A few days ago an Etsy user brought to our attention to 'fyourt,' a shop peddling appalling t-shirts with shockjock lines like "Autumn is perfect for date rape," and "I'm a sensitive guy, I only rape pregnant women." The vulgar tees set off a firestorm of a forum on Etsy and incited the Rape Abuse & Incest National… » 10/24/13 1:50pm 10/24/13 1:50pm

'Keep Calm and Rape' T-Shirts Pulled From Amazon UK, But Why The Fuck…

T-shirts being sold on Amazon UK from a company called Solid Gold Bomb, which includes 638 oh-so-witty riffs on the "Keep Calm" slogan such as "Keep Calm and Knife" and "Keep Calm and Kill," have been pulled from the site after they were barraged with negative product reviews and critical Tweets for their selection of… » 3/02/13 1:00pm 3/02/13 1:00pm

Urban Outfitters Incites the Wrath of Mothers with New Back-to-School…

Urban Outfitters is pissing off more beleaguered parents with a line of girls' t-shirts that feature pithy drinking slogans such as "I Vote for Vodka" (which obviously has some Communist overtones, but let's just ignore that for right now), "I Drink You're Cute" and the faithfully cringe-inducing "Misery Loves… » 8/29/12 1:35pm 8/29/12 1:35pm

How To Embellish Any T-Shirt (With Designer Natalie Chanin!)

This week's DIY is a t-shirt DIY — which is, in case you haven't guessed, one of my favorite kinds of do-it-yourself project, because of the ubiquity of the raw materials. And this t-shirt DIY comes to you with the help of a very special guest: fashion designer Natalie Chanin, of the label Alabama Chanin. She showed… » 5/18/12 6:30pm 5/18/12 6:30pm

Topman Is Sorry If Their Offensive T-Shirts Offended You

We can only assume that when the internet caught wind of the offensive Topman t-shirts that implied women look like dogs and perhaps made excuses for domestic violence, the Customer Service department became inundated with complaints. Reader Pia sent us the apology she received from the company, which stated that the… » 9/16/11 4:00pm 9/16/11 4:00pm

"I Have Been Wearing This Shirt For About 15 Weeks And I Have Not…

Product reviews for this kitsch shirt are now an Internet Thing. Writes one reviewer, "You don't put this shirt on your torso you put it on your soul." In Amazon's also-viewed autosuggestion box: Joe The Plumber: Fighting For The American Dream. (Just don't spill Tuscan Whole Milk on either.) [BBC] » 5/21/09 6:20pm 5/21/09 6:20pm

16 Sexist Sarah Palin Shirts That'll Probably Piss You Off

Sarah Palin's policies suck. And though some of of Roe v. Wade talk is just a carrot in front of the horse to lure in voters, many are still uncomfortable with the idea of Palin being "a heartbeat" away from the presidency. In my opinion, she isn't a very logical person, what with the Creationism, her views on the… » 9/17/08 3:30pm 9/17/08 3:30pm