Josh Bach Asteroids Video Game Necktie

What is this?

A navy necktie with a familiar pattern.

Why did I buy it?

I got rid of all my neckties because I believed they were antiquated and reminded me of nooses instead of fashion accessories. But alas, after attending a wedding a few months ago that forced me to borrow a necktie I realized that owning one tie was acceptable - personal convictions aside. 

While walking through the Union Square Holiday Market to get to the Farmer's Market on the other side a Space Invaders tie caught my eye. It was a little too "hey I play video games" for my liking, but the shopkeep directed me to this Asteroids tie which demanded my money. What appears like a simple patterned, navy tie is really a space battle that has been waged for decades!