Welcome back to Kindergarten, friends—Kentucky for Kentucky-style, that is. Which means this school is way cooler than your Kindergarten. In fact, it kicks ass. With the iconography of the Commonwealth in mind, we’ve had hometown crusher Rachael Sinclair draft a specialty version of a children’s eye chart. Complete with the outlines of Kentucky’s great symbols—the state itself, goldenrod, a horse head, a (fried) chicken, a bourbon barrel, banjo, My Old Kentucky Home, and jockey silks—this will be the ultimate litmus test to ensure that you’ve raised a tried and true Kentuckian.

 

Referencing the LEA symbols test—still used as a means of pediatric eye assessment for very young children—these Kentucky for Kentucky optotypes will make measuring your child’s vision fun and patriotic. Alternately, if you’ve been hitting that bourbon a little too hard this eye chart is a quality means of assessing just how drunk you really are. Kentucky Eye Charts. Good for kids. Good for you. Good for Kentucky.

 

Designed by Rachael Sinclair and printed by The Giant Robot in Lexington, Kentucky on 12 1/2” x 19” French Paper Company Paper, a limited run of these signed prints will be available this Friday, March 8th at 10am.

 

A Ky for Ky Knock-Off Brand!

Good news, y’all! By popular demand, our BRAND NEW ‘Cantuckee fer Cantuckee’ tees released at last weekend’s EPIC 3 DAY WAREHOUSE SALE will be available on our website for a LIMITED TIME ONLY this Friday, March 3rd at 10am! We’ll have 10 kick ass new t-shirt styles available at just $15 a pop, printed in-house by The Giant Robot on 100% preshrunk cotton jersey tees! As an added bonus for our out-of-staters, we’re also launching a handful of $8 kick ass Kentucky mugs! HELL YEAH. But act fast… these shirts will only be available at KYforKY.com for a LIMITED TIME.

Remembering Ali and his legacy as an ambassador for universal love and peace.

Cassius Clay, a.k.a. Muhammad Ali, is perhaps the most famed black celebrity in the state. He was born January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky, and departed this world on June 3, 2016 after an extended battle with Parkinson ’s disease. At an early age this young man learned to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee, becoming the most renowned boxing champion in the world. He won a gold medal in the 1960 Olympics as the light heavyweight competition and was deemed an Olympic hero. When he retired from the boxing world, he retired a champion on all fronts.
 
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Kentucky-born inventor Garrett Morgan created not one but two life-saving devices over the course of his prolific career.

Drivers proceed with caution daily because of Garrett Morgan, and most of them are unaware that he’s the person we have to thank.

 

Morgan was born in Claysville, Kentucky, in 1877, the son of two former slaves. His mother was half Native American. He grew up during a time of overriding prejudice and segregation. Despite racial challenges, he eventually became a member of a predominantly black Freemason organization called Prince Hall Freemason fraternal organization. He also became a very successful inventor and is responsible for saving countless lives.

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