Weekly Recap and Linkology | July 4, 2010

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Did you get a chance to checkout the awesomeness that is Episode 70 of Co-Tee TV? If not, then be sure to do just that because Fur Face Boy delivers the hot sauce in this episode!

Popular Tilteed intern, Bo, returns with her second installment of The Diary of a T-Shirt Intern! This time, she tackles the difficulties of black ink, prints a few cards and even takes a visit to the Pacific Ocean! Check out Diary of a T-Shirt Intern: Dealing With Black Ink.

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In case you missed it, be sure to check out the June epic list: 101 T-Shirts for Social Media Gurus, Facebook Fanatics and Twitter Addicts!

101 Social Media Shirts

Regan Smith Clarke and Cavata Clothing teamed up and delivered an amazing new and 1st ever collaboration tee. The shirt is priced at $25 but 20% of all proceeds will go to support music and art programs in public schools.

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T-Shirt Blogging Friends:

Have you voted for CotyGonzales.com yet over at T-ShirtBlo.gs? I’m currently ranked #4 so please help me out by giving a vote of 5 stars! Virtual hugs, kisses and high fives will be dispersed appropriately!

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Johnny Cupcakes decided to do some raiding in Thailand. Check out all of the Johnny Cupcake fakeness! Via Johnny Cupcakes.

Johnny Cupcakes Thailand Raid

Johnny Cupcakes Thailand Raid

Sorry, the friends section is a little sparse this week. It’s the 4th of July and I kind of want to be enjoying the outdoors, so one of the sections here had to take a hit. But rest assured, there will be a ton of shout outs to my T-Shirt loving compadres in next weeks recap and linkology!

Other Coty Links:

People keep doing cool stuff with their brand new iPhone 4’s. It’s been less than two weeks since it’s release and already the first ever iPhone filmed music video has been released. Via SwipeTap.

Speaking of cool stuff, watch as artist David Jon Kassan creates a masterpiece with his … iPad?! Via SwipeTap.

Macho Slut of Found Item Clothing delivers this weeks only FailSHIRT – Texting Is My Favorite Subject. Oh the kids today. Via FailSHIRT.

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Threadless News:

This weeks Threadless Pick of The Week goes to the Smurf/Avatar mashup Little Warrior by Louise Mundo. But since that sexy bugger is now sold out, I have an alternate pick for those of you looking to buy something, it’s called Duke of the Moon by Joe Carr. Enjoy!

Little Warrior

Duke of Moon

I hope everyone had a #AWESOME 4th of July!

Johnny Cupcakes Raids Thailand Copy Cat

Vantage Eternal Shop in Bangkok, Thailand has been doing a very bad thing. They have been selling counterfeit Johnny Cupcakes goods. With the cooperation of the Thailand authorities and of course a good trademark lawyer, Mr. Cupcakes was able to have the illegal goods confiscated.

“Some say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. I say that it’s the sincerest form of getting punched in the face. Or the sincerest form of asking for a field trip to court. Every day is a battle. Seriously, every day. Today we won a big one. Bangkok, Thailand. I was informed by quite a few Johnny Cupcakes customers that this store was carrying hundreds of fake Johnny Cupcakes t-shirts. We even got this person kicked off of eBay for selling fakes. Well well… their store was just raided by police, over 400 t-shirts were confiscated, and the owner was arrested. He’ll be going to court shortly.”

Of even more interest to me is the photo of the “Infringer’s Board” (see below for photo) that Johnny posted. This is a white board that features brands who have caused intellectual property damage from around the world. The list includes:

  • Urban Outfitters
  • Hot Topic
  • Billabong
  • Pastry
  • Kohls
  • Random Bakeries
  • Various Online Stores
  • Stussy (iPhone Packaging)
  • Thailand
  • Korea (Ku Sung Bum, Koo Sung Bum, Benny Frying Pan)
  • Stockhold
  • Malaysia (Padini)

There are some big names on that list.

Johnny Cupcakes Raid

Johnny Cupcakes Thailand Raid

Johnny Cupcakes Thailand Raid

Johnny Cupcakes Thailand Raid

Johnny Cupcakes Infringemers Board