After Hours

T-shirt: Star Trek redshirt = 'Expendable'

expendable.jpgI've found my next cheapskate Halloween costume; this year, I'm going as Ensign Ricky (AKA Welshie) of the USS Enterprise. I give you the Expendable Redshirt, from ThinkGeek, which is a not-so-subtle reminder of the first rule of Redshirt Blues: "Redshirts die first!" If at all possible, one should enter the party with an accompanying Redshirt Boogie soundtrack, just to set the mood. Now, if I can just get one of these before my sci-fi convention next month...

About

Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...

Editor's Picks

Free Newsletters, In your Inbox