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JJ Thisaway's Midnight Adventure Staple Tee

JJ Thisaway's Midnight Adventure Staple Tee

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In the glitzy world of Hollywood, where stars are born and legends are made, there was one name that stood out like a sore thumb: JJ Thisaway. Not because of his acting prowess or his dashing good looks, but because he was the most daring, and arguably the most reckless, stuntman the silver screen had ever seen.

JJ's entry into the world of stunts was as dramatic as one of his death-defying acts. As a pizza delivery boy, he once jumped over a moving car on his bicycle to deliver a pizza on time. The director of a movie shooting nearby saw this and immediately hired him. The pizza was cold, but JJ's career was red hot.

His first gig was jumping off a three-story building. Most would use a safety harness or a cushioned landing. Not JJ. He used a pile of cardboard boxes he found in the alley. The director yelled, "Cut!" and everyone rushed to see if JJ was okay. From the pile emerged a thumbs-up and a cheeky grin. JJ Thisaway had arrived.

Word spread about the fearless stuntman who would do anything. He jumped from helicopters without parachutes, using just an umbrella. He wrestled alligators, danced on the wings of moving planes, and even played hopscotch on train tracks with an oncoming train. Every director wanted him, and every insurance company feared him.

But what truly set JJ apart was his flair for the dramatic. He never just "did" a stunt. He performed it. Before a particularly dangerous car jump, he'd dress as a matador and "fight" the car before leaping over it. Once, he rode a motorcycle through a ring of fire while juggling flaming torches. The audience loved it. JJ wasn't just a stuntman; he was an entertainer.

With fame came the trappings of success. JJ bought a mansion with a moat (filled with rubber ducks), a gold-plated motorcycle, and a pet tiger named Whiskers. But as the saying goes, "Pride comes before a fall."

JJ started to believe he was invincible. He refused to rehearse, saying rehearsals were for "amateurs." He began dismissing safety precautions, arguing they "dulled the thrill." Directors and fellow actors warned him, but he wouldn't listen. He was JJ Thisaway, the man who laughed in the face of danger.

Then came the stunt that would be his downfall. The scene was simple: JJ had to jump from one skyscraper to another with a tiny trampoline as the only aid. Against everyone's advice, JJ decided to add his own twist. He would do the jump blindfolded, on a unicycle.

The day of the stunt arrived. Cameras rolled, and the world held its breath. JJ, blindfolded and balancing on his unicycle, took a deep breath and jumped. For a moment, it seemed like he would make it. But then, the unthinkable happened. JJ missed the trampoline by a mere inch.

Miraculously, JJ survived, but his ego was bruised, and his reputation shattered. Directors no longer wanted the liability of JJ Thisaway on their sets. The man who once defied gravity was now grounded.

But, as with all great Hollywood stories, there was a twist. JJ, humbled by his fall, opened a stunt school, teaching young daredevils the art of the stunt, with an emphasis on safety. He may have been down, but he was not out.

JJ Thisaway's legacy wasn't the death-defying stunts or the broken bones. It was the lessons he taught about the importance of preparation, respect for danger, and the thin line between bravery and foolishness.

And so, in the heart of Hollywood, where stars fade and legends are forgotten, the tale of JJ Thisaway remains an unforgettable lesson in hubris, redemption, and the eternal dance with danger.



The Staple T-Shirt feels soft and light with just the right amount of stretch. It's comfortable and flattering for all. 

  • Solid colors are 100% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton
  • Ash color is 99% combed and ring-spun cotton, 1% polyester
  • Heather colors are 52% combed and ring-spun cotton, 48% polyester
  • Athletic and Black Heather are 90% combed and ring-spun cotton, 10% polyester
  • Heather Prism colors are 99% combed and ring-spun cotton, 1% polyester
  • Fabric weight: 4.2 oz./yd.² (142 g/m²)
  • Pre-shrunk fabric
  • 30 singles
  • Side-seamed construction
  • Shoulder-to-shoulder taping


  LENGTH (inches) WIDTH (inches) CHEST (inches)
XS 27 16 ½ 31-34
S 28 18 34-37
M 29 20 38-41
L 30 22 42-45
XL 31 24 46-49
2XL 32 26 50-53
3XL 33 28 54-57
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