Thoughtful gifts are always best. Forget the rotating tie racks and odorous candles this year; why not get your loved ones something that is distinctively you? I came across a site earlier that offers 15 different “journalism” themed T-shirts.
“Can I quote you on that?” “Everyone loves a journalist,” and “I [heart] Reporters” are among the captions. I can’t wait to wear my “Journalists make better lovers” tee to my next Queen’s Park scrum.
The designs are inoffensively cheeky, but clearly created by someone outside the biz. I say we can do better. Take, for example:
“Active voice is my only exercise.”
“Confidential sources give me headlines.” (Read: wrinkles. Eh? Eh?)
“I’m sick with libel chill”
“At my wit’s -30-”
“Need for Lede: Underground II”