A Very Merry Vilkmas - The Lucky Ones

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A Look at Harlem Globetrotters Uniforms

As I’m sure you all know by now, Meadowlark Lemon passed away earlier this week, which makes this a good time to look at the rich topic of Harlem Globetrotters uniforms.

I was growing up on Long Island in the 1970s, when the Globetrotters were particularly popular. They had a Saturday-morning cartoon show . . . → Read More: A Look at Harlem Globetrotters Uniforms

Chimney Creep

Fifty-two years ago this month, the great Esquire art director George Lois decided to dress heavyweight boxing champion Sonny Liston in a Santa outfit and put him on the magazine’s cover. Liston was the first black Santa most Americans had ever seen, and he wasn’t just any black man — he was white . . . → Read More: Chimney Creep

And to All a Good Stripe

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’Tis the day before Christmas, and Uni Watch HQ has been abuzz with activity. Mascots Tucker and Caitlin have sleigh bells tied to their tails, the Christmas cookies have all been grommeted, and the stirrups have been hung by the chimney with care. (For some reason . . . → Read More: And to All a Good Stripe