A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from September 05, 2013
“I don’t get drunk—I get awesome”

“I don’t get drunk—I get awesome” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many gift items, such as T-shirts, posters and bumper stickers. “I don’t get drunk, I get awesome” has been cited on Twitter since June 6, 2009.
 
     
Twitter
Richie Nakano‏
@linecook  
Also overheard:  “I don’t get drunk, I get awesome.”. Followed by “What, you guys don’t like Kanye?”
7:39 PM - 6 Jun 09
 
Facebook
I DON’T GET DRUNK, I GET AWESOME!!!!!!!!
(Joined Facebook on February 18, 2010.—ed.)
 
Twitter
Joshua‏
@Joshuaelmes  
I don’t get drunk. I get awesome.
2:17 AM - 20 Feb 10
 
Funny Facebook Fan Pages
Friday, March 12, 2010
i don’t get drunk .. i get AWESOME
Just make sure that other people think that too.
 
Twitter
Joe‏
@ISELLTSHIRTS  
most popular t-shirt selling right now at http://www.cootiefreetees.com/ is “I DON’T GET DRUNK I GET AWESOME” and get it now with 15% off
3:31 PM - 6 Oct 10
 
Google Books
Just for Fun
By Erin Nicholas
Cincinnati, OH: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
2012
Pg. 50:
She hadn’t dated a guy who wore a T-shirt that said, I don’t get drunk, I get awesome before.
 
Google Books
Hilarity Ensues
By Tucker Max
Austin, TX: Blue Heeler Books
Pg. 89:
Tucker “Don’t you worry about me—I don’t get drunk, I get awesome.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Thursday, September 05, 2013 • Permalink


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