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Okay, this is some serious heat. And yes, we know, we know, it's not so much the heat, it's the humidity. But we think the heat has something to do with our sticky discomfort during that short scurry from one air conditioner to another. Our advice? Wear as little as possible. And before you get excited, we're only snagging your attention so we can talk about that staple of summer wear, the t-shirt.

More than ever, we're seeing the t-shirt become an expression of quirky coolness, baffling humor and scalpel-edged commentary. T-shirt vendors are everywhere. Everyone has an idea for a line. Heck, we onced lived in a Los Feliz house with two separate aspiring t-shirt moguls. One even had a silkscreen setup in his garage. So to help you through this wilderness as you strive to stay cool and, well, cool, here are a few of our favorite sources of clever cotton couture.