Author Archives for John Carmody

Do You Know What’s Good?

May 2, 2020 11:04 pm Published by Comments Off on Do You Know What’s Good?

Back when music was good, we listened to this. In re-imagining this 1980 sticker from a rock station stuck on a high school binder, I smote the lame acts in the original and replaced them with gods.


Baseball No. 9

May 2, 2020 6:56 pm Published by Comments Off on Baseball No. 9

This lovely tee shirt is based on a reconstruction of a 1911 baseball card from the Library of Congress. Play ball, and give this tee to a baseball fan.


Dead Kennedys

May 2, 2020 12:41 am Published by Comments Off on Dead Kennedys

Mellow Out Or You Will Pay. Poster for the Dead Kennedys playing with Government Issue at GW in Washington DC circa 1979.


Blackballing Bastard

May 1, 2020 10:10 pm Published by Comments Off on Blackballing Bastard

Why do you think I have this outrageous accent, you silly king?!


Nietzsche Is Dead

May 1, 2020 9:51 pm Published by Comments Off on Nietzsche Is Dead

From the BFC Collection "God is Dead" - Nietzsche "Nietzsche Is Dead" - God


Vintage Varsity Letter G

May 1, 2020 9:48 pm Published by Comments Off on Vintage Varsity Letter G

Ever wanted to be a letterman in the 1950s? Now's your chance to stand out & look good.


Goofus Was Framed

May 1, 2020 11:02 am Published by Comments Off on Goofus Was Framed

Ever read Highlights Magazine at the dentist's office? It turns out Gallant could be a real SOB...


Disco Still Sucks

May 1, 2020 10:59 am Published by Comments Off on Disco Still Sucks

Disco killed good music. It begat all the garbage that is music today.


U Owe Me A Beer (Flatland)

May 1, 2020 9:56 am Published by Comments Off on U Owe Me A Beer (Flatland)

Wandering through Flatland streets, buildings, rivers, mountains, clouds & moon, if you see Mister U first everyone owes you a beer.


My Grass Is Blue

May 1, 2020 12:08 am Published by Comments Off on My Grass Is Blue

Lynyrd Skynyrd's bass player Leon Wilkeson wears a shirt with this motto on the cover of Skynyrd's Street Survivors LP.


The Best Job In The World, pt. 1

April 26, 2020 6:12 pm Published by Comments Off on The Best Job In The World, pt. 1

After being thrown out of high school in 1981 I worked at a place which did backstage catering for all the bands that came to play @ CapCentre in Largo, MD, in this case: Queen. These backstage passes got us everywhere in the arena, and over a year-and-a-half I got to meet Freddy Mercury & Brian May; Van Halen; The Who; Ozzy Osbourne; Richie Blackmore; and others.


Know anyone with the initials or name GG? Gigi? Graham Greene? Great Gatsby? Glenn Gould? Gray Ghost? G. Gordon?

Vintage Varsity Letters: GG

April 22, 2020 9:46 pm Published by Comments Off on Vintage Varsity Letters: GG

Know anyone with the initials or name GG? Gigi? Graham Greene? Great Gatsby? Glenn Gould? Gray Ghost? G. Gordon?


Oh Hell, or Hello?

April 18, 2020 11:13 pm Published by Comments Off on Oh Hell, or Hello?

Is this shirt a gift or a curse? It's hard to say when you're coming and going.


We Can Moo It!

April 18, 2020 9:53 pm Published by Comments Off on We Can Moo It!

Patriotism, nostalgia, graphic design and cows - what more could you want in these dark days?!


Time To Go Shopping

April 17, 2020 10:25 am Published by Comments Off on Time To Go Shopping

A typographic exploration of the fine print on a bottle of household cleanser.


Blue Öyster Cult logo

April 16, 2020 11:16 pm Published by Comments Off on Blue Öyster Cult logo

An exploration of the BOC's soft white underbelly.... I re-imagined the Blue Öyster Cult's logo without using their symbol (but kept the umlaut.)


Crush. Kill. Destroy.

April 1, 2020 10:52 am Published by Comments Off on Crush. Kill. Destroy.

When I was a kid, this robot mantra scared the Hell out of me (almost out, anyway.)


I Miss The 20th Century

March 22, 2020 11:16 am Published by Comments Off on I Miss The 20th Century

Ever share a mix-tape? Like better audio? Do you know what was Good? This tee shirt is for you or a friend.


Interactive StoryMap: Bus Trip Across America, pt 1

April 20, 2019 9:57 pm Published by Comments Off on Interactive StoryMap: Bus Trip Across America, pt 1

Here is another StoryMap, featuring journal entries from the 3 1/2 days it took me to get to California from Washington DC on an open-ended Greyhound bus trip I took around the USA in 1993. I rode from coast to coast and back in 11 days, these are dispatches from the 1st 1/2 of that trip.


I Really Didn’t Mean It

April 17, 2019 12:39 am Published by Comments Off on I Really Didn’t Mean It

When I wrote "I Really Didn't Mean It!", I was thinking of a 'Buck Owens meets the Rolling Stones in 1965 with the drummer from Blondie' kind-of-thing. Throw in some Buddy Holly too. This song was performed by one of my 1st bands, The Revellaires, released on Top Records. Words + music (c) John Carmody.


Interactive JavaScript Game: O No!

April 1, 2019 11:17 pm Published by Comments Off on Interactive JavaScript Game: O No!

Click here to play this JavaScript game, an homage to my about-to-be-expelled-from-high-school years mainly spent dropping quarters in video game arcades listening to what is now called classic rock. Designed to make my friends laugh, this game is meant to drive the player crazy. So far I can sometimes score as high as 900, but no higher - can you do better?


WordPress Dev & Design: More Than Cancer

April 16, 2019 11:05 pm Published by Comments Off on WordPress Dev & Design: More Than Cancer

FundLove is a 501c3 medical startup designed to spread love and help patients and families throughout the cancer community through inspiring storytelling, social sharing, fundraising and advocacy.