Black Bart Simpson and the strange, persistent demand for T-shirts featuring "urbanized" cartoon characters.

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Sept. 2 2009 7:01 AM

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The strange, persistent demand for T-shirts featuring "urbanized" cartoon characters.

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Jonah Weiner is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine.

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