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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

Watch: Jesse’s Magical Follicles

Wow. Some serious planning and facial hair went into this vid.

Makes my time lapse commute beard look more than a bit choppy by comparison. And makes my head hurt just thinking how he reverse engineered the whole thing. Cheers to MailChimp for using this to showcase their growth potential. (Thanks, Tim!)

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Study: How Trustworthy Is Your Beard?

Just as certain ‘staches make you think of shady porn stars or shadier child molestors, your beard can also instill prejudgments. But not necessarily of the shady variety. The Chronicle of Higher Education did a study comparing the credibility of bearded men. Interesting.

Read the results on Good. (Thanks, Tim!)

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Trailer: “Beardo” The Movie

The trailer for Beardo The Movie features several shots of two-time Petaluma Whiskerino champion, Jack Passion. Including a water shot … What the hell?!

The movie follows several hairy hopefuls in the 2009 World Beard and Moustache Championship.

More info at www.beardothemovie.com or get updates on Twitter.

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Beardo: Vintage Wax Mannequin Head Circa 1930

That beard’s real human hair, folks. Not beard hair. Just … best not to think about what part it’s from.

Melissa spotted this vintage, glass-eyed, wax mannequin head on eBay. This second it’s at $599 and has two more days. Don’t sleep!

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Ongoing: A Collection of Facial Hair Collections

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Ongoing: A Collection of Facial Hair Collections

Many have attempted to collect and classify the various species of facial folliclery. None have attempted to collect those collections. Well, at least not here. Until now …

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Video/MP3: Homeless Mustard Sings Radiohead’s Creep, Has Great Beard

Somebody give this guy a contract.

This is Mustard. A homeless guy who just appeared on a Sirius XM Radio show who’s jackass hosts don’t need any more press. See, messing with the homeless is one of their recurring bits  (i.e., offering one a whole pie and then stomping on it in front of them). Doesn’t matter if they give ‘em cash afterwards, that’s F’d up.

But this time they didn’t get a homeless guy who was visibly drunk or with obvious mental problems to toy with. Surprised, they got a guy with some seriously gruff pipes and a heartbreaking rendition of Radiohead‘s Creep. To me, that deserves all the press he can get. (via workforfood)

DOWNLOAD THE MP3:
Homeless Mustard “Creep” (Radiohead)
live on Sirius XM Radio

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Adv: James Lipton’s Magical Beard in LG “Give It A Ponder”

Heh heh … “Pic of his junk.” See more at GiveItAPonder.com or their YouTube Channel.
(via Boing Boing)

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Art: Jeremy Fish Skull Beards and Studio Visit

See more of the Jeremy Fish walkthrough at Fecal Face

Hopefully he’ll release these fine-bearded fellows as a set.

Fecal Face just did a walkthrough of Jeremy Fish‘s North Beach studio. Tons of pics here. Click for more: See the rest »

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Time Lapse: My Hairy Commute / Readying For Whiskerino

Every day, I take the bus from Petaluma to San Francisco. Every year, I grow a beard for the Petaluma Whiskerino contest. This time, I thought I’d combine the two.

I shot most every workday for 2.5 months, except for the days I drove. Not an exact, or smooth, science. But hope you enjoy.

Time Lapse: My Hairy Commute on Vimeo.

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CHECK OUT MY FIBER OPTIC BEARD:
(or Why you shouldn’t mess with
beard-enhancing drugs
)

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Beer Güt Shirt

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Play: Name That Beard

Play Name That Beard

Good luck getting many right. And better luck not getting this tune stuck in your head, “Name that beard! … Name that beard!! … Can you name that beeeeeard?

This game is an oldie but a goodie. As we approach Petaluma Whiskerino, you’re gonna see more hairy posts like this.

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Time Lapse: Beard Growth While Walking Across China

Damnit! I am in the process of doing a vid like this for the upcoming Petaluma Whiskerino. Instead of walking across China, it’s even further—my commute from Petaluma to San Francisco. Heh heh.

Bitterness aside, this video from Christoph Rehage is awesomely impressive.

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Project: 3,000 Toothpicks In Some Dude’s Beard


Someone had filmed a toothpicks-in-my-beard project using 2,000 of ‘em. This guy saw it. And set out to one-thousand-up him.

Did he stick it? Cut to a about 0:59 and see.
“Project: Toothpicks in my Beard

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Stare: Don’t Judge My Hair

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DontJudgeMyHair.com is collecting some serious ‘do-eage, like this Hat Hair guy. He was pinned up by my cube for almost a year. Yup, no hot chick pics pinned on my wall. Just weird, hairy dudes. That’s what fuels creative magic. (via AgencySpy)

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