What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, August 23
Thanks to the songwriting service Downwrite, Bob Nanna of Braid makes a pretty affordable cupid.
Chicagoans recommend Roxane Gay’s Ayiti, comics confab Brain Frame, and T-shirts from Skim Milk.
The shop, run by former Lincoln Hall manager Nick Mayor and his wife, Jen Lemasters (a photo assistant at Threadless), specializes in new and used vinyl with a focus on garage and punk, and it will eventually host regular in-store performances.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Friday, January 18, 2013
Threadless and Gap are rolling out new T-shirts together. Has Threadless sold out?
The People Issue: Jake Nickell, founder of Threadless
Jazz Fest, cool tattoos, picks from guys who make cool t-shirts, and more
Plus: Reader assistant music editor Kevin Warwick on Wu Lyf and Braid guitarist and singer Bob Nanna on Who Charted?
The first ever Chicago Ideas Week is coming up October 10 through 16, with the goal of bringing “the world’s top speakers together with Chicago’s best thinkers to create an ecosystem of innovation, exploration, and intellectual recreation.” Kind of like TED. So CIW’s looking for a T-shirt design “around the theme of ideas.” Design submission […]
Annie Novotny voted best local clothing designer
Real estate company Trulia is rolling out a website so renters and buyers can check out detailed crime statistics in their neighborhoods. (Sun-Times) A city-run casino would undoubtedly bring in tons of money for Chicago. But at what social cost? (Tribune) Meet Barack Obama’s newest geek: Harper Reed, formerly of Threadless. (Tribune)
Inspired by Threadless, a crowdsourcing site for bike apparel
A Threadless tee that helps earthquake victims in Haiti.
Threadless allows you to wear Tweets around town. Plus: Nietzsche on Twitter. (Not really.)