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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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I've been called "an Underground legend": SF Chronicle , "an SF cult hero": SF Bay Guardian, and "the chief of cheap": Time Out New York, but to those familiar with my work, I'm just "that douchebag who writes books about cheap stuff and drinks a lot".