Count Von Body Count
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A word from the curator:
Back when you were learning your ABCs and 123s, you were oblivious to the danger. But knowing what you know now, would you really let your kids learn lessons from a vampire? This tee is about awareness!
Tell us about this design.
I have two boys (Silas - 28 months & Salem - 9 months). Everyday at 8am we MUST watch Sesame Street. I never realized it growing up, but they air the same episodes over and over. Not that the show is all that stimulating for a 29 year old dude, but when you've seen it 5 times already...it makes a fella's mind start to wander. I started to imagine what would happen when the Count ran out of things to count. Being insanely obsessed with counting things, I figure he'd take matter into his own felt hands and start counting victims.
I'm guessing that Bert, Ernie & Prairie Dawn (or rather - in this version - Bart, Arnie & Dairy Prawn) would be the first three because they're human.
Tell us about yourself:
I'm from Illinois. I'm married and have two little boys (Silas Garamond & Salem Rockwell) I'm a freelancer so I get to spend a lot of time with the fam. I like drawing birds, skulls, animals, pop icons/celebrities and trees. I like jokes.
What's a day in the life of Josh like?
Pretty slow. I wake up whenever my kids wakeup. I usually mix up some formula and make some oatmeal. Depending on the time, I usually watch either Nickelodeon, PBS or Disney. At noon, my wife comes home from work. I then make myself lunch (today - I grilled a hamburger. Tomorrow, I'll probably be having some bratwurst) Then I draw stuff. Then I watch tv (unless I have a tight deadline) Then I go to bed. Certain matters of hygiene are sometimes in that mix. Yes - sometimes.
Do you own alot of shirts? If so, what's your favorite?
I own a lot of shirts - I think my favorite right now is either a shirt called "Old Man Maze" by Tim Berps aka Timber! designs or my Sufjan Stevens ILLINOISE! shirt. I'm a big SS fan.
What would be your dream job?
Owning/operating a coffee house.
Any contests or general goals you are shooting for?
Make more of my money designing shirts and less designing things I'm not that find of.
Any shout outs?
Jimmy and the other TF folks, the Chicago Cubs, everyone at Food Network (minus Ina Garten & the Neelys), JK Rowling, the cast of LOST, Hugh Laurie, Michelle Obama, Bruce Vilanch, the host of Game Show Network's show Chain Reaction, Burt Convey, Jeff Cohen - aka Chunk from the Goonies, my wife Amanda and the ghosts of: Ray Kroc, native American princess Hononegah, Gene Rayburn, Charles Nelson Riley and Abraham Lincoln.