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Sep 4, 2015

Former Leprechaun Collins Apologizes for Discontinued Campus Art Shirts w/ $1 Signed Books


Former Fightin' Irish Leprechaun Daniel Colt Collins, Founder of Surf City, USA based Lifestyle Brand "WiseFool" has issued an apology for the discontinuation of shirts featuring original campus photo art due to a misunderstanding with the University of Notre Dame.  His apology comes in the form of a new "Hail Mary" line of hoodies, crewnecks, and tees to benefit the Holy Cross Missions in Bangladesh through donations of 100% proceeds to the Bengal Bouts Boxing Program, as well as signed and personalized copies of his autobiography "Life as the Notre Dame Leprechaun" for only $1.

Official explaination via www.getwisefool.com:

New Shirts & Discounted Books offered as apology to WiseFool fanbase.

Campus Photo Art Shirts Discontinued due to misunderstanding with University of Notre Dame. ND felt that original works of wearable art infringed upon their intellectual property. WiseFool disagreed, but offered up 100% of proceeds to charity anyways. Notre Dame refused.

WiseFool Founder Daniel Colt Collins designed the Hail Mary Series in response, paying homage to those moments when all you can do is Toss Up a Prayer. Sometimes that prayer gets caught.  Sometimes not.  Either way, we play on.

Keep the Wisely Foolish Spirit with you while you tailgate this fall. Feel good knowing 100% proceeds benefit Holy Cross Missions in Bangladesh, empowering the impoverished through donations to the Men's Boxing Program at Notre Dame. Get wise with a FREE signed & personalized copy of Collins' book "Life as the Notre Dame Leprechaun" (published by Corby Books) with each of the first 42 shirts sold.

While you're at it, pick up one of the final 42 remaining copies of Collins' book for just $1.  In his "tell-all" autobiographical account, Collins shares the shocking details of his trials and tribulations while serving as his Alma Mater's foremost ambassador.  All books come signed & personalized by Collins.  Simply note your requested message at checkout.

Get Wise. 
Stay Foolish. 

Nov 27, 2013

Throwback Thursday: ND v. Stanford

Irish Creed throws it back to the days of yore
by giving you a sample from the behind-the-scenes book

This week's throwback comes from Chapter 5: Week 12, which recalls the Battle for the Legends Trophy between Notre Dame and Stanford in Palo Alto, CA:

Exclusive Excerpt from "Life as the Notre Dame Leprechaun"

...The cheerleaders and I boarded our chartered flight to San Francisco on Thanksgiving morning, arriving to the most gratifyingly extravagant feast I had ever laid eyes on.  Notre Dame really outdid itself with the unlimited helpings of turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and gravy of all kinds, Alaskan king crab legs, jumbo shrimp, lobster tails, and oceans of cranberry sauce they laid out on our tables.  We stacked plate upon plate until we could stack no more.  Then we spent the next two days digesting our meals while enjoying everything the beautiful City by the Bay had to offer.  The girls made me take photos of them stunting in front of the Golden Gate Bridge, on the notorious prison island of Alcatraz, and even while holding bowls of clam chowder at Fisherman's Wharf.  Finally relieved of my duties as they cameraman, I enjoyed returning to my usual emcee role at the pep rally put on by the Notre Dame Club of San Francisco.  The always-warm Northern California members of our Notre Dame Family welcomed us with open arms and mellow vibes that almost made me want to put a flower in my hair.
...Game day began when we snuck out of the hotel after our midnight curfew to cause mayhem on Stanford's campus.  We didn't mean any real harm, and we would certainly never do anything to deface such a beautiful place, but we did leave our mark by quoting The Little Rascals on every chalkboard we could find: 
Dear Stanford Nerds,
We hate your stinking guts.  You make us vomit.  You're the scum between our toes.
Love, Notre Dame
I had never seen a football field surrounded by palm trees before, but it made sense when I finally came across the most ridiculously absurd mascot of all time.  Stanford's Tree looked like a homemade prop from a high school musical, and he acted accordingly.  Too many alcohol-related offenses committed by inebriated Trees over the years forced Stanford to adopt a new rule requiring all mascots to pass a Breathalyzer test prior to entering their stadium.  Good thing I left my Jameson at home.  Double zeros gave me the green light to leave it all on the field one last time...

2012 Notre Dame Football Schedule

2012 Notre Dame Football Schedule
DateOpponent / EventLocationTime / Result
09/01/12vs. Navy Dublin, IrelandW, 50-10
09/08/12vs. PurdontNotre Dame, Ind.W, 20-17
09/15/12at SpartyEast Lansing, Mich.W, 20-3
09/22/12vs. SkunkbearsNotre Dame, Ind.W, 13-6
Shamrock Series
10/06/12vs. Da UChicago, Ill.W, 41-3
10/13/12vs. TreesNotre Dame, Ind.W, 20-13 (OT)
10/20/12vs. BYU Notre Dame, Ind.W, 17-14
10/27/12at Oklahoma Norman, Okla.W, 30-13
11/03/12vs. Pittsburgh Notre Dame, Ind.W, 29-26 (3OT)
11/10/12at Backup College Chestnut Hill, Mass.W, 21-6
11/17/12vs. Fake Worest Notre Dame, Ind.W, 38-0
11/24/12at U$C Los Angeles, Calif.W, 22-13
1/7/13vs. AlabamaBCS CHAMPIONSHIP
(Miami, Florida)
L, :(