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Friday, February 14, 2014

Truth in Advertising, Part II: Of Bolsheviks and B-Ball

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If newly transit-oriented, high-density, high-impact Reston were to ever get a professional sports team (which it wouldn't, on account of the lack of athletic facilities), would this be the logo? An online clothing manufacturer says... yes!

The company put together a humorous back story involving city council minutes, the Harlem Globetrotters, and... we dunno, stuff, but what we want to know is how a company based in Buffalo, N.Y., learned about our beloved earth-toned community's somewhat... communitarian ideals? Was it this homegrown T-shirt that clued them in?

We may never know. But for the low price of $30, you can show your hometown pride while wearing a DRB-scandalizing shade of crimson:

Comrades
Who knows, maybe you could wear it while bowling ironically, the end.

3 comments:

  1. Peasant From Less Sought After South RestonFebruary 16, 2014 at 1:54 PM

    I'm guessing that the Convict, who seems to have some Russian blood, will be the first to order this T-shirt.

    If it wasn't so expensive at $30 a pop, I'd order one for myself to wear on Founder's Day or, better yet, at my polling place on Election Day.

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  2. Yeah, considering the massive hike in RA dues, it would be either buy the T-Shirt or pay my Cluster dues.

    Besides, I kinda like the mythical Loudoun Hounds T-Shirt better. Not only is it cheaper, but Loudoun is more likely to get a minor league baseball team than Reston is to ever get any kind of minor league team, or even a much coveted Roller Derby venue.

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  3. Reston is for BolsheviksFebruary 19, 2014 at 2:13 PM

    Herndon is for Cossacks.

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