Mackaye told the Washington City Paper that the band licensed their shirts through California-based Tsurt Clothing who authorized Urban Outfitters to sell the shirts.
It's not a political thing for me. I just don't give a fuck about T-shirts. I [spent] so much of my time chasing down bootleggers [and] it's a complete waste of time.. Do I think it's absurd? Yes, I certainly do. (...) Motherfuckers pay $28, that's what they wanna pay for their shirts.
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Posted by andrew on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 5:30 PM (EDT)
Ian Mackaye has confirmed that a Minor Threat t-shirt on sale from clothing retailer Urban Outfitters is, in fact, legitimate and licensed. The chain, famous for decorating their retail sites like the secret lairs of tumblr-themed Batman villains, has the garment on sale for $28, more than double the price Dischord Records charges for the Complete Discography. He adds:
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