Day 133: Alkaline Trio, Blood Pact. 
I got this shirt because I spent money to be in a fan club for the band Alkaline Trio. This was probably in 2006? I also got a plastic membership card, and some other junk I lost or forgot about. Oh man I am so glad I spent my hard earned money on this shirt, and a plastic membership card, and some other stuff I totally needed for 10 minutes and then totally forgot about. I totally have way too many alkaline trio shirts, so I guess this was just another one I had to have. I think it might say alkaline trio on the back, but I don’t remember now, because I am really behind on posting these shirts. 
I was disappointed to find out that my blood pact membership wasn’t lifelong and expired after a year. I wised up and didn’t spend more money so I could buy more exclusive stuff I didn’t need. I am getting better with age (mostly.)

Day 133: Alkaline Trio, Blood Pact. 

I got this shirt because I spent money to be in a fan club for the band Alkaline Trio. This was probably in 2006? I also got a plastic membership card, and some other junk I lost or forgot about. Oh man I am so glad I spent my hard earned money on this shirt, and a plastic membership card, and some other stuff I totally needed for 10 minutes and then totally forgot about. I totally have way too many alkaline trio shirts, so I guess this was just another one I had to have. I think it might say alkaline trio on the back, but I don’t remember now, because I am really behind on posting these shirts. 

I was disappointed to find out that my blood pact membership wasn’t lifelong and expired after a year. I wised up and didn’t spend more money so I could buy more exclusive stuff I didn’t need. I am getting better with age (mostly.)

Day 132: MTV
I bought this shirt at Target, this year, on a whim, because I have always wanted an MTV shirt and it was soft. I have a problem. I am really fucked up. Someone help me. 

Day 132: MTV

I bought this shirt at Target, this year, on a whim, because I have always wanted an MTV shirt and it was soft. I have a problem. I am really fucked up. Someone help me. 

Day 131: Ringers, destroy. I got this shirt either at the Fest 6 in Florida in 2007 or at Gilman street a year or two later. I’ve only seen Ringers twice ever so it was definitely one of those times.
This shirt is cool and ultra punk cause it says DESTROY in really big letters across the top. The only place where it even says the actual band name is at the bottom in a small blue square thats kind of unreadable in this picture. Sorry about that. I like to think that they made a tiny little screen for that part, since it’s the only blue on the shirt. 
This shirt is a dingy gross white because I have worn it a lot, also because I bought it before I knew how to properly do laundry. For the record I am still not certain that I know how to properly do laundry. 
Oh and THIS is, hands down, my favorite Ringers song. 

Day 131: Ringers, destroy. I got this shirt either at the Fest 6 in Florida in 2007 or at Gilman street a year or two later. I’ve only seen Ringers twice ever so it was definitely one of those times.

This shirt is cool and ultra punk cause it says DESTROY in really big letters across the top. The only place where it even says the actual band name is at the bottom in a small blue square thats kind of unreadable in this picture. Sorry about that. I like to think that they made a tiny little screen for that part, since it’s the only blue on the shirt. 

This shirt is a dingy gross white because I have worn it a lot, also because I bought it before I knew how to properly do laundry. For the record I am still not certain that I know how to properly do laundry. 

Oh and THIS is, hands down, my favorite Ringers song. 

Day 130: BONECRUSHERS! I bought this shirt at a thrift store a long time ago, probably savers, probably 4 years ago when my spending was merciless because I didn’t understand how credit worked. It was too big so I altered it to fit me because it was lime green and said “BONECRUSHERS” and the baseball guy is using a bone for a baseball bat. It also has a large plasticy number 6 on the back, which means it was totally a jersey, for some amazingly cool baseball team called BONECRUSHERS. BONECRUSHERS!!

Day 130: BONECRUSHERS! I bought this shirt at a thrift store a long time ago, probably savers, probably 4 years ago when my spending was merciless because I didn’t understand how credit worked. It was too big so I altered it to fit me because it was lime green and said “BONECRUSHERS” and the baseball guy is using a bone for a baseball bat. It also has a large plasticy number 6 on the back, which means it was totally a jersey, for some amazingly cool baseball team called BONECRUSHERS. BONECRUSHERS!!

Day 129: The Copyrights, button smasher. I ordered this shirt off of interpunk.com but I am not sure when, for some reason I remember wearing it to a Pinhead Gunpowder show so that was probably 2008 but that could have been a completely different Copyrights shirt. I just remember having a conversation about how great the Copyrights were with Chris from Nothington. I am fairly certain that is how we became friends.
Along with this shirt I also ordered a mutiny pop patch and another copyrights patch with a pinup girl on it. I still haven’t sewn them onto anything, because that’s the kind of person I am. Two of my friends have the button smasher artwork tattooed on them, I think that’s pretty cool.

Day 129: The Copyrights, button smasher. I ordered this shirt off of interpunk.com but I am not sure when, for some reason I remember wearing it to a Pinhead Gunpowder show so that was probably 2008 but that could have been a completely different Copyrights shirt. I just remember having a conversation about how great the Copyrights were with Chris from Nothington. I am fairly certain that is how we became friends.

Along with this shirt I also ordered a mutiny pop patch and another copyrights patch with a pinup girl on it. I still haven’t sewn them onto anything, because that’s the kind of person I am. Two of my friends have the button smasher artwork tattooed on them, I think that’s pretty cool.

Day 128: The Hextalls, gobble gobble burp burp.
I bought this shirt the last time I saw the hextalls in August of 2010 at Insubordination Fest in Baltimore, MD. I feel like most of the shirts I have worn so far have been purchased at some sort of Fest, I can kind of explain this.
When I go to a music festival, it’s that awesome time of the year I get to see all the bands I never see! It’s a magical magical time when I usually pack almost nothing at all because I know I will be coming home with about 13 new tee shirts! I’m on vacation what do you expect? Also bands always have the best shirts at these things, I can’t explain it. ALSO seeing bands at a Fest means you’re with a bunch of people from all over who love this band. When I am at home it’s usually like me and some other dude. It’s way more exciting and something I want to remember, with a souvenir, perhaps a tee shirt!
Sometime after they played, the bass player Jim, sold me this shirt, a shirt for Matt, and some 7”s out of their rental car and gave me a ton of stickers too. It was awesome. This band is amazing and hilarious and I love them a whole lot. 

Day 128: The Hextalls, gobble gobble burp burp.

I bought this shirt the last time I saw the hextalls in August of 2010 at Insubordination Fest in Baltimore, MD. I feel like most of the shirts I have worn so far have been purchased at some sort of Fest, I can kind of explain this.

When I go to a music festival, it’s that awesome time of the year I get to see all the bands I never see! It’s a magical magical time when I usually pack almost nothing at all because I know I will be coming home with about 13 new tee shirts! I’m on vacation what do you expect? Also bands always have the best shirts at these things, I can’t explain it. ALSO seeing bands at a Fest means you’re with a bunch of people from all over who love this band. When I am at home it’s usually like me and some other dude. It’s way more exciting and something I want to remember, with a souvenir, perhaps a tee shirt!

Sometime after they played, the bass player Jim, sold me this shirt, a shirt for Matt, and some 7”s out of their rental car and gave me a ton of stickers too. It was awesome. This band is amazing and hilarious and I love them a whole lot. 

Day 127: Mates of State, coolest chair ever!
I got this shirt when I saw Mates of State open for Taking Back Sunday and Jimmy Eat World at the Henry J Kaiser arena in Oakland on May 13th, 2005. If I am remembering correctly, I stood in line all day with my friend Tisha, actually that’s how we became friends, standing in line at that show. I just remember the building being round, and nothing else really. 
I remember I got in free to that show somehow, I think Adam from TBS’s dad had him get me in, I was totally Internet friends with the singer of Taking Back Sunday’s dad, he was awesome. I met him once too, in new jersey! There is photographic proof. Sometimes I wish my parents were invested in things I did and talked to kids who liked my band on the Internet and went to my shows but on the other hand it would be totally weird and I would probably hate it if I were on the other end of it.
This shirt is magical cause these birds are making this chair fly. Kudos mates of state on this whimsical shirt design! I like this shirt because it’s soft, but I barely wear it cause it’s like a youth large and my belly kinda shows. Maybe I will exercise a ton and lose a bunch of weight and tiny shirts will fit me once more, or I won’t feel absurd when my shirts are too short. I really don’t see that happening though.

Day 127: Mates of State, coolest chair ever!

I got this shirt when I saw Mates of State open for Taking Back Sunday and Jimmy Eat World at the Henry J Kaiser arena in Oakland on May 13th, 2005. If I am remembering correctly, I stood in line all day with my friend Tisha, actually that’s how we became friends, standing in line at that show. I just remember the building being round, and nothing else really. 

I remember I got in free to that show somehow, I think Adam from TBS’s dad had him get me in, I was totally Internet friends with the singer of Taking Back Sunday’s dad, he was awesome. I met him once too, in new jersey! There is photographic proof. Sometimes I wish my parents were invested in things I did and talked to kids who liked my band on the Internet and went to my shows but on the other hand it would be totally weird and I would probably hate it if I were on the other end of it.

This shirt is magical cause these birds are making this chair fly. Kudos mates of state on this whimsical shirt design! I like this shirt because it’s soft, but I barely wear it cause it’s like a youth large and my belly kinda shows. Maybe I will exercise a ton and lose a bunch of weight and tiny shirts will fit me once more, or I won’t feel absurd when my shirts are too short. I really don’t see that happening though.

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Day 126: RVIVR.
I got this shirt at Awesome Fest 4 in San Diego, CA in September of 2010! It was I think my first time seeing RVIVR and I was really impressed. I had listened to them before but seeing them live was really intense and everyone had so much fun, so I needed a shirt and an LP. They played at that bar with the comfy red booths, I can’t remember what it’s called right now because I’m on the bus. Oh I remembered it’s called the office!
I wore this shirt on the way home from San Diego, I was driving Avi's moms minivan and wearing some lime green framed glasses too, and Matt kept freaking out about how the light reflecting off the shirt was making my skin look green and he took probably 20 pictures of me trying to capture exactly how green I was. 

Day 126: RVIVR.

I got this shirt at Awesome Fest 4 in San Diego, CA in September of 2010! It was I think my first time seeing RVIVR and I was really impressed. I had listened to them before but seeing them live was really intense and everyone had so much fun, so I needed a shirt and an LP. They played at that bar with the comfy red booths, I can’t remember what it’s called right now because I’m on the bus. Oh I remembered it’s called the office!

I wore this shirt on the way home from San Diego, I was driving Avi's moms minivan and wearing some lime green framed glasses too, and Matt kept freaking out about how the light reflecting off the shirt was making my skin look green and he took probably 20 pictures of me trying to capture exactly how green I was. 

Day 125: The Queers, space bird.
I got this shirt at a Queers show on November 27th, 2010 at bottom of the hill with the Riptides and Kepi! I am pretty sure it was 2010 because my boyfriend couldn’t go, he was on tour a lot that year with his band the Atom Age. I also remember buying this from Adam from the Leftovers, who was drumming in the Queers at the time. He is a really good drummer.
Random Tangent: One time the Leftovers slept at my house, and so did my friend Jose Garza. Jose is a very loud snorer and the leftovers were, according to Jose, silent angelic sleepers. Jose was gone when I got up in the morning and when I asked him what happened he told me he was worried his snoring was keeping them awake so he got up in the middle of the night and left. I thought that was pretty hilarious, and very considerate. Jose is a nice guy. 
I used to have a Leftovers shirt but I let my boyfriend wear it and I never saw it again. I think he lost it on tour. I have wanted to get another one, but none of them I have seen were as cool as that one. It was a white shirt with this crazy beach party flyer on it. 
I am sorry this post has barely anything to do with the queers. 

Day 125: The Queers, space bird.

I got this shirt at a Queers show on November 27th, 2010 at bottom of the hill with the Riptides and Kepi! I am pretty sure it was 2010 because my boyfriend couldn’t go, he was on tour a lot that year with his band the Atom Age. I also remember buying this from Adam from the Leftovers, who was drumming in the Queers at the time. He is a really good drummer.

Random Tangent: One time the Leftovers slept at my house, and so did my friend Jose Garza. Jose is a very loud snorer and the leftovers were, according to Jose, silent angelic sleepers. Jose was gone when I got up in the morning and when I asked him what happened he told me he was worried his snoring was keeping them awake so he got up in the middle of the night and left. I thought that was pretty hilarious, and very considerate. Jose is a nice guy. 

I used to have a Leftovers shirt but I let my boyfriend wear it and I never saw it again. I think he lost it on tour. I have wanted to get another one, but none of them I have seen were as cool as that one. It was a white shirt with this crazy beach party flyer on it. 

I am sorry this post has barely anything to do with the queers.