An arsenal of shirts from obscure bars proves that you're a more intrepid drinker than the next guy, but what if you're less of an intrepid drinker, and more of an intrepid liar? Then lie effectively, with the Dive Bar Shirt Club.
Launched by two Carrollton guys, DBSC prints designs mined from both its own seedy travels and those of its members to present a peerless collection of shirts representing only the finest places to get loaded-and-hopefully-not-laid nationwide. New designs appear monthly, and memberships can be either prepaid for 3/6/9/12 months or rolled every thirty days; the Hanes ComfortSoft numbers run $15 plus shipping/handling, with a slight extra charge applied for XXL and XXXL, and for shipments to one of America's most obscure states, Canada. Among the designs to date: the '50s-diner-style logo of Houston's Fosters Whiskey Bar (so obscure, it's Google-proof); the eagle & flaming tomahawked Jax Tavern (Ithaca, NY); the crimson Red Hook Bait & Tackle, sporting a flying, pissed off fish (in Red Hook, the sphincter of Brooklyn); and a place called Metal on Tap, which no one seems to know the location of, but you can bet their bartenders ask "What's your Poison?".
DBSC offers a sneak peak of whatever's forthcoming via a Polaroid of the bar's interior, though the current shot's pretty much just plastic cups and a beer sign -- two things you'll recognize as ubiquitous to any bar, unless you're lying about drinking, period.
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