[Zombies] Is this legal?

Mighty Mighty at destroyer.net
Fri Jan 12 14:54:26 PST 2007


Oh sure definitely... However I get the impression the original shirt idea
springs from the fact that dude himself just wants said shirt, hence I say,
hell man, make one.


On 1/12/07 1:54 PM, "Jon Whitney" <turbid at turbid.com> wrote:

> making your own shirt is different than doing some coordinated shirt project
> on the website
> 
> On 1/12/07, Mighty < Mighty at destroyer.net <mailto:Mighty at destroyer.net> >
> wrote:
>> I would love to see some of the vintage designs resurface, having worn many
>> of my ( some up to 15 years old, jeeezus!) shirts to practically useless
>> rags, I wouldn't mind rocking some shirts I miss, or missed out on for that
>> matter. 
>> 
>> On the legality of the fans putting together a shirt design,... Of course its
>> not legal. Off that premise however, who cares? asking for permission imo is
>> pointless. If you want to make something for your own personal use that
>> highlights some band you like etc. do it. Don't ask for permission. Ive done
>> this with many bands, groups, ideas that I liked. Luckily im capable of
>> screenprinting my own 1 offs or a couple and can just do it 'at will'. Any
>> musician/entertainer that bitches about something like this, esp if its done
>> tastefully is a fucking crybaby and should suck it. Its not like your really
>> harming their bottom dollar by making 1 or a few for you and a couple of
>> friends or damaging their reputation with something so minimal.
>> 
>> Make your own mbm shirt, I did in the late 90's when there was nothing
>> available. It rocked and no one else had one like it ;)
>> 
>> 
>> On 1/12/07 12:30 PM, "Knavishas at aol.com" < Knavishas at aol.com
>> <mailto:Knavishas at aol.com> > wrote:
>> 
>>> I've noticed, through my time on this list, that the official MBM crew takes
>>> notice to our gripings, wantings and concerns. If we ask for a live cd and
>>> dvd for long enough, well then they will provide one for us. This seems to
>>> be a happy system. We get what we want and they get to see us flock around
>>> their offerings like pigeons to bread crumbs.
>>> On that premise, I will say I am what I assume to still be a younger MBM
>>> fan, clocking in at 25 now. I became a fan ten years ago at fifteen when
>>> Subliminal Sandwich dropped. I bought a few of the t-shirts available in the
>>> day and loved them dearly. The problem with this however is that it was 1996
>>> and I was fifteen. See, in the nineties teenagers, no matter their meekness
>>> in size, thought they could fashionably wear extra-large shirts. Now in
>>> later and enlightened years, I realize this is in fact a falsehood that
>>> leaves my storage closet brimming with fancy, yet useless articles of rock
>>> 'n roll past. 
>>> The tie-together of this email is me asking:
>>> Are the other zombies out there that would be interesting in not-so-subtly
>>> hinting to MBM-camp that they would like to see "retro" t-shirts
>>> representing the various albums and phases of the band's 20-year history and
>>> would the official MBM-entity want to market this desire?
>>> Just a thought,
>>> Andrew
>>> 
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