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May 27, 2009

Hilarious: Cheesy T-Shirt Becomes Hottest-Selling Item on Amazon Thanks to Funny Reviews

The shirt:

Called "The Three Wolf Moon." Obviously, it's totally sweet.

A guy who didn't even own the shirt offered this testimonial in a review...

This item has wolves on it which makes it intrinsically sweet and worth 5 stars by itself, but once I tried it on, that's when the magic happened. After checking to ensure that the shirt would properly cover my girth, I walked from my trailer to Wal-mart with the shirt on and was immediately approached by women. The women knew from the wolves on my shirt that I, like a wolf, am a mysterious loner who knows how to 'howl at the moon' from time to time (if you catch my drift!). The women that approached me wanted to know if I would be their boyfriend and/or give them money for something they called mehth. I told them no, because they didn't have enough teeth, and frankly a man with a wolf-shirt shouldn't settle for the first thing that comes to him.

I arrived at Wal-mart, mounted my courtesy-scooter (walking is such a drag!) sitting side saddle so that my wolves would show. While I was browsing tube socks, I could hear aroused asthmatic breathing behind me. I turned around to see a slightly sweaty dream in sweatpants and flip-flops standing there. She told me she liked the wolves on my shirt, I told her I wanted to howl at her moon. She offered me a swig from her mountain dew, and I drove my scooter, with her shuffling along side out the door and into the rest of our lives. Thank you wolf shirt.

Pros: Fits my girthy frame, has wolves on it, attracts women
Cons: Only 3 wolves (could probably use a few more on the 'guns'), cannot see wolves when sitting with arms crossed, wolves would have been better if they glowed in the dark.

Then collegehumor.com linked it, and almost 800 people added their own glowing testimonials.

One guy wrote: "You don't put this t-shirt on your torso, you put it on your soul." Another guy said that unfortunately he already had the exact same image tattooed to his chest, but the t-shirt was good for "colder weather."

(Warning: Only the first guy's review is really funny. The rest are very hit and miss, with most in the "meh" range.)

Anyway, this has become a craze, and the t-shirt is now selling 100 per hour, with the small t-shirt company attempting to crank out 30,000 a day. (Note: I have no idea how 100 per hour becomes 30,000 per day, either. But that's what the ABC article says. Take it up with the wolves.)

Via Hot Air.


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