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  • Our First Visit to the Big Boy Bamboo Factory in China - October 2016

    in October 2016, we visited our factories in China where our incredible Big Boy Bamboo t-shirts are made by the finest pandas! Big Boy Bamboo is proud of the working conditions of our Chinese factories, & we’ll guarantee to keep them clean, safe, modern & professional. And we’ll always pay a fair, living wage.
  • Big Boy Bamboo Now Available in 4 UNAPOLOGETIC Colors!

    In November 2016, Big Boy Bamboo introduced 3 new colors - Blueberry (Dark Blue), Oyster (Dark Gray), and Wine (Red). Big Boy Bamboo does something that most big and tall clothing companies don’t: We actually design our clothes for big guys. Shocking, right? From the sizing and fit, to our blend of premium organic cotton and viscose from bamboo, and even our refusal to sugarcoat our language or use models with washboard abs, these shirts were made with you in mind.
  • 5 Ridiculously Manly Foods For Your To-Eat List

    Leave the pumpkin spice lattes and butternut squash bisque to your girlfriend, though. Let's talk about manly foods. At Big Boy Bamboo, we're men who love to eat - that's no secret. As a man (and cartoon panda) myself, I understand the carnal appeal of a testosterone-fueled binge of ridiculously manly foods, and that's what this post is all about.
  • It's Finally Fat Guy Fall!

    It's Fat Guy Fall! If you came to this post looking for videos of big guys falling down, you're in the wrong place. You might want to check YouTube. We're talking about the season when temperatures finally drop to something reasonable and our women have the inexplicable urge to drink pumpkin-flavored coffee.
  • Behind the Scenes at the Big Boy Bamboo Warehouse

    Not all of you are lucky enough to have a home base in Las Vegas. That's okay. We'll show you around though the magic of the internet. Welcome to the Big Boy Bamboo Warehouse! Okay, that's not a picture of a warehouse... But it was taken inside the warehouse, so it counts. Hey, warehouses are ugly.
  • Why is Big Boy Bamboo Unapologetic?

    What Does "Unapologetic" Mean?

    Okay, maybe it wasn't a burning question that was driving you crazy... But you are curious, aren't you? The way the fashion industry treats extended sizes is disgusting, but men who wear plus size clothing get the worst of it. Look: We're thrilled that people are starting to recognize that bodies come in all sorts of shapes and sizes.

  • What's Your Type? Men's Body Shapes

    We’ve all seen those charts that describe women’s bodies in terms of fruits (apple shape, pear shape, etc,) but why isn’t there a chart for guys’ body shapes, too? Big guys like us know that men’s bodies are not differently sized versions of the same shape. Those of us who don’t have broad shoulders and a narrow, tapered waist find it especially frustrating to shop for big size T-shirts and other clothes.
  • Paunch's 100 Favorite Pick Up Lines

    In an astounding moment of generosity, Paunch has agreed to share his best pick up lines with the Big Boy community. As always, his advice is absolutely guaranteed to work (except that it's not) and should be used immediately (do not do that.) Strap yourself in. This is going to be interesting.
  • Big Guys with Game - Fat Guy Across America

    As of his last weigh-in in April 2016, Eric Hites weighed 480 pounds. That's pretty impressive when you consider that he started at 567.

    And he's riding a bicycle across the country.

    Yeah, we raised an eyebrow, too. But check this out:

    Fat Guy Across America is about more than weight loss and fitness.

    It's about being the underdog that rises to the top, and, more importantly, it's about <love
  • Cool Blog Feature: The Art of Manliness

    You need to know about The Art of Manliness. Big Boy Bamboo might sell tee-shirts, but we strive to be a lifestyle brand. Our aim is to give you tools and information that makes your whole life better, and sometimes that means we send you to another blog or website that is doing something really cool.
  • 9 Best Chili Dogs to Eat Before You Die

    There is no joy on earth like the joy of biting into one of the best chili dogs ever cooked by humans. Chili dogs are one of the crowning achievements of humanity, but not all dogs are created equal. As an Official Fat Panda and chili dog connoisseur, I'm opinionated in all matters of dogs and chili, and I'm here to tell you where to get the 10 best chili dogs you'll ever eat. You're welcome! 
  • Paunch Panda's Fat Hacks - Volume 3 - Tips & Tricks for Plus Size Men

    Welcome to the 3rd Fat Hacks, Paunch's handy guide to living as a fat man! Be sure to follow Paunch on Twitter @PaunchPanda for more hacks, chili dog references, and Big Boy Bamboo inside information. Pay attention to the hashtags!

    Look for tips with #ActualFatHacks before you take Paunch's advice - he's a cartoon character, so his knowledge of human affairs is theoretical at best.