A scientific study conducted by the Official Journal of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society also indicated that specific types of facial hair have a major impact on how others perceive individuals with a beard.
Any cursory scan of cable TV programming will demonstrate that there is no evidence that consumers and the ad agencies that love them are suffering from beard or mustache fatigue.
Have you been watching sports this year? Has it occurred to anyone else that this is now the hairiest profession? Who put out the word that every guy on every team should grow some sort of facial hair?
I used to think beards were gross. That they were only appropriate for Jon Hamm, Abraham Lincoln and Santa. Then I tried growing one and went native. I don't advocate for every guy to grow a beard. However, it's definitely something you should try once... like wearing an all-white linen suit.
There are times when events come full circle. After a recent MBA program on Professional Protocol, a young man stayed afterwards to ask a question. ...
My wife and I -- especially my wife -- have been shocked at the proliferation of long shaggy beards obscuring the faces of baseball players.
Finalists for the 2014 Goulet Award -- once noted by the late Walter Cronkite as, "perhaps the most vital signal of all that is good, sexy and clean in America" -- include the Cleveland Indians pitching staff, Utah Mayor Dan Snarr, Richmond-area facial hair advocate Stephen Dash Brown, Bernie Brewer and others.
In order to meet the hairless, pre-pubescent body ideal that the American society sets up for us, women must engage in a constant war against their hair.
We can all be heroes flying in stealth mode, capturing the hearts and minds of our fellow Americans, leaving no room for Osama's ghost and the racism and xenophobia that continues to haunt us.
So, I was thinking about this on the first of many long marathon training runs leading up to the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon later this fall. Ther...
It goes without saying that due to the work of the American Mustache Institute, Beard Team U.S.A, and other noteworthy organizations, living a life of facial hair is far more acceptable today than it had been just 20 years ago.
It has recently come to the attention of the American Mustache Institute that the field manager for the Chicago White Sox, Mr. Robin Ventura, is forcibly intimidating pitcher Chris Sale to remove his preferred style facial hair.
It all started at the tender age of three, when my estranged uncle Irving raised me to believe that attending the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally was the only way a boy could become a man.
If you haven't been outdoors in a few years, you might not have noticed that beards are back. Why are beards sprouting from the unlikeliest faces? And is there anything that might make them stop?