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Republicans outsource Union Fair to Nicaragua, Dems absent completely.

At the fair we have going this week in the town of Union here in rural central Maine, the Knox County Republican Party has returned to its usual prominent spot on the midway right next to the rides and the racetrack. The GOP has a tent at the Union Fair with biblically-themed political [...]

Review: Avoid XG Tees for Flimsy Unethical Shirts, Buggy Interface

We here at Irregular Times have a favorite punishment for companies that inundate us with spammy, off-topic marketing ploys in our comments section: an honest review.

This morning, XG Tees cut and pasted their promotional link into an e-mail blast indicating that its company “offers a wide range of products for you to create custom [...]

Peace Spider Children’s Tshirt

I know that my son, when he goes to school in the Peace Spider shirt, will be promoting a more peaceful message than the superheroes do. He’ll also have a design that none of the other kids in his school are likely to have. That’s definitely something I couldn’t find at Target or Wal-Mart. [...]

Peace Spider Children's Tshirt

I know that my son, when he goes to school in the Peace Spider shirt, will be promoting a more peaceful message than the superheroes do. He’ll also have a design that none of the other kids in his school are likely to have. That’s definitely something I couldn’t find at Target or Wal-Mart. [...]

Light Up the Night with an I am NOT a 2nd Class Citizen T-Shirt

Saturday, December 20 just may be the busiest day of shopping left before Christmas at malls and plazas around the nation. With that in mind, Join the Impact has called for a nationwide set of demonstrations at shopping places around the country on December 20. The events are being give the collective name Light Up [...]

First Freedom First Stays Mum on its T-Shirt Ethics

First Freedom First, a non-profit organization powered by Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, got itself kicked off my priority list by inviting me to a “simulcast” protest event that ended up being the playing of a pre-recorded DVD.

Around the same time, I noticed that FFF had opened a store [...]

Glenburn, Maine Company Attempts to Trademark “Electoral College”

Just yesterday a t-shirt company we make designs for, Skreened, received a threatening letter from ECSA, Inc. Glenburn Maine, founded and apparently still owned by John N. Diamond and Marcia Diamond. You can read the text of the letter here. In it, ECSA uses lawyer Anthony D. Pellegrini of the firm Rudman & Winchell to [...]

Glenburn, Maine Company Attempts to Trademark "Electoral College"

Just yesterday a t-shirt company we make designs for, Skreened, received a threatening letter from ECSA, Inc. Glenburn Maine, founded and apparently still owned by John N. Diamond and Marcia Diamond. You can read the text of the letter here. In it, ECSA uses lawyer Anthony D. Pellegrini of the firm Rudman & Winchell to [...]

Skreened Opens New Brick and Mortar T-Shirt Store in Columbus

For nearly two years now, we’ve been designing and selling sweatshop-free t-shirts through Skreened, a print-on-demand shop in Columbus, Ohio. All of the shirts come from American Apparel, which does vertically-integrated shirt production on the up-and-up in Los Angeles. That’s an ethical alternative to the t-shirts you see made in China or Indonesia, made using [...]

In Wake of Obama-Biden Announcement, Clinton 2012 Shirts Sell Like Hotcakes

Since the campaign of Barack Obama announced this morning that Joseph Biden would run as Obama’s running mate, our most popular-selling shirt is…

Yep. Look for other signs of discontent among people who are, to put it mildly, bummed that Hillary Clinton will not be on the top or the bottom of the presidential [...]