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Everyone Gets One of These Gene Wilder Shirts!

Updated: Aug 30, 2016 10:05
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It’s been a hard year so far. David Bowie, Phife, Lemmy, Prince, Muhammad Ali, and now Gene Wilder. It’s like half the people I loved (but never new) growing up are have died this year.

If you’ve noticed, we like to give out free shirts. If you’ve noticed, we like to give out free shirts. We did this first with the I Still Heart SF shirt, then the Broke As Fuck shirt, the Prince shirt, the Muhammad Ali shirt, the Fuck Donald Trump shirt (which is still free right now) All folks gotta do is pay for shipping and handling.

We do this because it’s awesome to literally put a shirt on someone’s back. But we also do it because we figure, if you get one shirt for free, maybe you’ll buy one of the other great things from the store as well. Regardless of whether or not folks end up buying other stuff, it feels really good to be able to give something to people that they really love.

And that’s why we’re giving out the Gene Wilder shirt for freeJust use the code CHOCOLATE when you check out. (Ladies’ cut is here).

I loved Gene Wilder in pretty much everything I saw him in. Of course for people my age his grandest roll was in Willy Wonka, but I the work he did with Mel Brooks and the stuff he did with Richard Pryor go down as some of the funniest ,ivies of all time. On top of that, no matter what charter Gene Wilder played, there was always something about his voice and his eyes that made him seem like a kind man. And I think we all loved him for that. Read Illyanna’s ode to him here.

Enjoy your free shirt fellow broke-asses.

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Stuart Schuffman, aka Broke-Ass Stuart, is a travel writer, poet, TV host, activist, and general shit-stirrer. His website is one of the most influential arts & culture sites in the San Francisco Bay Area and his freelance writing has been featured in Lonely Planet, Conde Nast Traveler, The Bold Italic, and too many other outlets to remember. His weekly column, Broke-Ass City, appears every other Thursday in the San Francisco Examiner. Stuart’s writing has been translated into four languages. In 2011 Stuart created and hosted the travel show Young, Broke, and Beautiful on IFC and in 2015 he ran for Mayor of San Francisco and got nearly 20k votes.

He's been called "an Underground legend": SF Chronicle, "an SF cult hero":SF Bay Guardian, and "the chief of cheap": Time Out New York.


  1. transistersistor
    August 30, 2016 at 10:25 pm

    Cool shirt. Unfortunately,I’m so broke, I can’t afford the “free” t-shirt, cause with tax & shipping & whatever, it costs 10 bucks. Add another $5 if you want a 3XL size to sleep in. So sad, cause I love Gene Wilder and was excited to wear a t-shirt again- it’s been awhile. :>(

  2. Ayden
    September 14, 2016 at 1:19 pm

    are they all gone? I still want one!