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Giant Robot Cardboard Dinosaurs T-Shirt

I went to playgrounds just like everyone else, but while my parents worked, my day care wasn’t close enough to a public park. The day care was on Mississippi Avenue near the Giant Robot stores in Sawtelle Japantown and run by Samantha Matsui or as everyone called her “Auntie Matsui”. I’m not sure if it was an official day care or not, but plenty of neighborhood folks trusted her with their kids. Today it’s the site of the parking lot for the building that houses ROC, Tsujita, and Seoul Sausage. On given days when I would be there for hours after elementary school, we’d make things. There was a factory of some sort nearby on Corinth across from the Sawtelle...

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Giant Robot Bikes Tee

The Giant Robot Bikes Shirt is Back One fine day, I decided to draw bikes. I'd never say I do art, but for the sake of production I can pick up a pen and give it a shot. The white bike was one of my favorites growing up. Know what that is? It's the Mongoose BMX with Moto Mags! The other bike I liked a lot was the Schwinn Sting-Ray series. These had a smaller wheel in the front, but the part that I liked about them was the 5 speed gear shifter. That shifter was eventually removed for what I believe were safety reasons. Imagine the accidents... The final bike is a current fixie. Although they're also seen as a hipster bike,...

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