Tag Archives: beards

At The Beard & Mustache Championship [VIDEO]

PBS reports: On Saturday night, hundreds of men competed for the title of best facial hair in the nation. Around 300 men paraded on the Kings Theatre stage in Brooklyn, New York to show off their coiffed beards and mustaches for evaluation in categories like Musketeer (a mustache of the long and slender variety, along with a small, pointed beard) …

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This Is An Ad For Something [VIDEO]

Ad Age recaps: Marketers have completed the pink breast cancer awareness promotions of October, but now it’s officially Movember, which means lots of brands doing promotions around mustaches to help raise money for “men’s health.” The Maytag Man this year gets in on the act, growing a mustache to raise $15,000 for the Movember Foundation and to encourage people to …

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We’ve Reached Peak Beard Frequency

According to an Australian study, we’ve reached peak beard frequency and the style pendulum will now swing back to clean shaven mugs. “Big thick beards are back with an absolute vengeance and so we thought underlying this fashion, one of the dynamics that might be important is this idea of negative frequency dependence,” said Prof Rob Brooks, one of the …

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The Presidential Council On Beards

An amusing bit of April foolery from the White House: Today, President Obama announced the creation of the President’s Council on Beards, a committee of volunteer citizens and officials dedicated to honoring our nation’s history, and promoting men’s health and wellness. Finding inspiration from today’s visit by the renowned beard enthusiasts from the 2013 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox, …

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Beard “Fad” Hurting Razor Industry

Razor manufacturers say that sales are dropping. Procter & Gamble says a growing preference for shaggy styles is trimming razor sales. Beards are showing up all over, from the facial hair favored by Brooklyn hipsters to the solidarity beards sported by the Boston Red Sox baseball team, which in 2013 went from last place in their division to World Series …

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Get In The Game

From the Instagram account of the social media/sports app Fandium: “There are things you can and can’t do at an NFL game and security did not like this one! #miami #dolphins #security #speedo #nfl #sunlifestadium #sundayfunday #sunday #football #sdvsmia #fandium #getinthegame.”

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Beards, Baseball, Boston

“There’s no point to a trimmed and well-groomed beard, which resembles exactly the sort of suburban lawn that often led to the growing of the beard in the first place. (That’s why my hero among this year’s pennant-winning crop is Mike Napoli, whose dense and colorful beard is as gonzo as his all-or-nothing, free-swinging style at the plate.) One of …

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Tweet Of The Day – Karl Frisch

No @JoeLhota4Mayor you wouldn’t be 1st NYC Mayor with a beard in 100 yrs. Koch had #BessMyerson. #GoogleIt #votebeard pic.twitter.com/cBZuwxEa6Z — Karl Frisch (@KarlFrisch) September 26, 2013

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Tweet Of The Day II

Jon Hamm’s majestic beard isn’t getting nearly enough screen time, so here you go (with bonus Baldwin) #Emmys pic.twitter.com/cgtAJXDHUM — REDBOOK (@redbookmag) September 23, 2013

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