Try Me: “By Any Means Necessary”

Today is the last Black History Month & Cool Shirt Friday post for February. If you haven’t done so already, please be sure to check out my previous posts celebrating: George Washington Carver, Harriet Tubman, and Rosa Parks. Today’s post is in tribute to Malcolm X: Often seen as polarizing and controversial, Malcolm X brought…

Nah: “I Don’t Think I Should Have to Stand Up.”

Today’s Cool Shirt Friday and Black History Month edition is in tribute to Rosa Parks. For a full biography on Rosa Parks you can look at the biography.com profile here. On December 1, 1955, after a long day’s work at a Montgomery department store, where she worked as a seamstress, Rosa Parks boarded the Cleveland…

We Out: Taking a Ride On the Underground Railroad

Today’s Cool Shirt Friday and Black History Month edition is in tribute to Harriet Tubman. A seminal figure in the Abolition Movement, Harriet Tubman was involved in the liberation of countless slaves during a conflicted time in America’s history. Tubman’s efforts before, during, and after the Civil War have led to her being voted to…

Let’s Go Nuts for George Washington Carver

It’s Friday and its February, and in the spirit of Black History Month, it’s a special edition of Cool Shirt Friday. Today’s tribute is to Mr. George Washington Carver. (c) biography.com I researched him at biography.com and learned some new things about him. You can check out the full biography using this link. Here are…

Feel the Burn

This Cool Shirt Friday post is fairly self-explanatory. #GamerLife. And that’s just where I’m going to leave it. -Cool Shirt Guy, signing off

Trust the Process 

“They were a punchline, and now they’re punching back.” -Scott Van Pelt, ESPN Full disclosure. When the Sixers drafted Joel Embiid 3 years ago despite a concerning foot injury, I was not thrilled. The skepticism increased as his debut date was pushed ahead another 2 seasons. All the while, the front office made other head-scratching …

Marsh-mallow My Man

It’s another Cool Shirt Friday post. This one is a shout out to the original Ghostbusters film. Here’s a clip for context, and those who may be unfamiliar:   The Stay Puft Man may be the first or second most notable ghost/creature from the Ghostbusters’ franchise next to Slimer: (c)foxnews.com I’ll take any excuse to…

Wax On, Wax Off

It’s another Cool Shirt Friday. Here’s the clip for context: I could write about the meaning of this scene, but another Blogger has already done it, and done it extensively. You can check out that post here. And you check a bunch of other thought-provoking articles at the aBookShelfz Blog. My favorite excerpt from the,…

A New Year and a New Series: The Aftermath

Happy 2017 to all readers of the Cool Shirt Guy blog. With it being a new year; I figured I’d try my hand at a new series: “The Aftermath”. The concept is that these posts will involve songs/music videos and proposes a scenario of what happened after the song fades out. I’ll post a clip…

We Don’t Use the ATM. We Tap MAC

Happy Holidays! It’s been a little while, and weather has been a little chilly. But I’m breaking out a shirt for Cool Shirt Friday anyway. This will likely be my last blogpost of 2016; so Happy New Year to all of my readers as well. Not much explanation needed for this one. If you’re from…

Do. Something.

As I said in my first blog post; all of my shirts (posts) will refrain from overly-politicized or divisive issues. However, I do hope that if you were able to; you did exercise your right to vote and elect officials who will take part in shaping the laws and legislation that will impact us all…

Cool Shirt In A Half Shell

It’s cool shirt Friday. Shout out to the Ninja Turtles. I grew up watching the cartoon which started a few years before the movie came out. The Turtles loved pizza (especially with weird combinations). While I never ate one with shredded coconut & sweet pickle topping like Michelangelo did;  I did, & still do enjoy…