Our long-time hirsute reader sends an update: I kept going back to The Dish all day on Wednesday hoping there would be at least one more post after “A Note To My Readers“. It’s been ten years since I started visiting your blog on a daily or sometimes hourly basis, depending on what was happening … Continue reading Beard Of The Week, Ctd
This week brought distressing news for one 3000-year-old beard: The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of pharaoh Tutankhamun has been hastily glued back on after it was damaged, [Egyptian Museum in Cairo] employees say. … It is not clear whether the mask was damaged during cleaning or if the beard was removed because it … Continue reading Beard Of The Week: Faux Pas Edition
A reader writes: I submit as a candidate this photo of my friend, snapped by his wife, both of Northfield, Minnesota, with kittens Cosmo and Bartimaeus. She titled this photo “things are taking a turn for the strange today”. He and I are all among a group of folks who play Nordic Traditional music here in Northfield … Continue reading Beard Of The Week
The back-story: That bearded guy who’s apparently [Green Bay QB] Aaron Rodgers’ good-luck charm? He’s Wausau’s Jeremy Wilcox. Wilcox, whose company is a Lambeau Field contractor for the Green Bay Packers, caused a social media stir when FOX Sports TV cameras caught Rodgers tugging the man’s beard right before he re-entered Sunday’s game against the … Continue reading Beard Of The Week
Stephanie Jarstad assembled The Twelve Beards of Christmas as part of a “photography project to support men’s health and prostate cancer awareness.” Check out a gallery of her portraits here, and follow her work here and here.
A reader writes: The recent discussions on The Dish on Gamergate, Dr. Matt Taylor’s shirt, and the the vaguely generalized anxiety over the decline of male culture, has been exhilarating, exasperating, and maddening! I can honestly say it’s the single issue where I feel a viscerally negative reaction to parts of your stated opinion. But, … Continue reading Beard Of The Week
Midterm edition: A reader nominates it: This guy is running for Florida State Senate as an independent in central Florida. His name is Devin Norton, and you can find other pictures and information on his Facebook.
Brent Burns is a hockey player pic.twitter.com/b5lt326Glj — Wheeling Problems (@wheelingprobs) October 24, 2014
And probably the most creative first pitch you have ever seen:
Genista flags a photo series: The Singh Project is a wonderful, celebratory look at a modern, multicultural Britain and features members of the Sikh community. British photographers Amit and Naroop are exhibiting 35 very different portraits as a visual exploration of faith, style and identity. These intimate images highlight two very important symbols of the Sikh … Continue reading Beard Of The Week