My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 474: OutSTANDing Deals!
August 27, 2019 5:11 AM - Subscribe

Throw on your largest, most profane novelty T-Shirt and crack open a cold, fresh bottle of Old El Paso — it's jokes time again! Suggested talking points: Gridiron Wisdom, Feature Length Texts, What to Wear to Cave, Big Johnson, The Great Coupon Heist, Travis' Falsified Book Report Service
posted by Tevin (7 comments total)
I got such a kick out of Travis saying "I've watched a lot of Planet Earth" before then going on to describe The Descent.

Also the extended riffing on Big Johnson shirts.
posted by Navelgazer at 7:33 AM on August 27, 2019

I cannot believe that Big Johnson shirts are still being made. It sounds like they're new, too, not just some warehouse that's been dribbling out the same shirt for decades.

More podcasts need dog interruptions, even if they did disrupt the good football joke.
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit at 8:36 PM on August 29, 2019 [1 favorite]

I love the phrasing of: "we have begged to be free from this football league that we cannot keep up with."

The dog interruptions were so cute!

Speaking of dogs, definitely flashed back to those Big Dog shirts. But to my great luck, privilege, and/or obliviousness, I don't think I've ever seen a Big Johnson shirt in person. (Just googled to make sure.) I see from the company's wikipedia page that they started in Maryland, though - are they more of an East Coast thing?
posted by rather be jorting at 8:47 PM on August 29, 2019 [3 favorites]

(P.S. I found this FPP about Big Dogs shirts in my quest to learn more about Big Johnson shirts. If people wonder why I'm favoriting their comments from 2009 in 2019, this podcast episode is why!)
posted by rather be jorting at 10:37 PM on August 29, 2019 [2 favorites]

The T-shirts sounded kind of funny to me in their own right. I may have brain poisoning.
posted by bleep at 11:13 AM on August 31, 2019

Going to school in Virginia meant seeing a LOT of Big Johnson tshirts. They were usually bought on beach vacations, and I think there were also lots of "try my nuts" shirts bought from the same place.
posted by PussKillian at 7:21 AM on September 3, 2019

I'd never heard of Big Johnson shirts, either. An image search reveals they're even worse than I thought they'd be.
posted by The corpse in the library at 7:45 AM on September 3, 2019

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