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A Sad Look at the 2013 Fall TV Premieres

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 11.06.2013 | TV
Jeff Sorensen

Well, summer is over, folks, so now it's time to hang out with our real best friend: Television. I'm always interested in what could be the next big show, and even interested in a show that is not only big, but actually good.

Barbershop's Unbelievable Generosity Helps Low-Income Kids

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 08.28.2013 | Black Voices

The annual back-to-school rush is a surefire way for businesses to capitalize on customers, but for Oakland business owner Eboni Hoofe, it's a chance ...

A Hairy Proposal

Anuraag Girdhar | Posted 08.24.2013 | Business
Anuraag Girdhar

There is a barber in Seville who shaves every man in Seville who does not shave himself. But this begs the question: who shaves the Barber of Seville...

Hansonshop Quartet in Tulsa

Tom Shillue | Posted 06.04.2013 | Comedy
Tom Shillue

Who knew that Tulsa would end up being such a blast? This town is very cool. Great restaurants, an amazing indie coffee shop, and to top it off, Hanson are more than willing to indulge in a little mens-room singing.

Senate Barbershop Loses $350,000 Per Year

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.20.2013 | DC

After lathering up deficits of roughly $350,000 a year over the past 15 years, Senate Sergeant at Arms Terrance Gainer says it’s time to give the U....

WATCH: Can Mitt Romney Win The Black Vote?

Posted 01.01.2013 | Comedy

According to polling data, Black voters favor Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in this election by an overwhelming percentage. And while Jimmy Kimmel is ...

'Barbershop Conversations,' Black Masculinity And Sexuality

Darnell L. Moore | Posted 09.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Darnell L. Moore

To say that a barbershop, street, or neighborhood is safe for all LGBTQ people is to forget that not all LGBTQ people share the same privileges that we do. Would a feminine-performing brother be safe in your barbershop? Would a masculine-performing sister feel safe in mine?

Latinos Feeling The Biggest Pinch From Crackdown On Unlicensed Barbers

AP | By MICHAEL MELIA | Posted 02.17.2012 | Latino Voices

WATERBURY, Conn. -- A crackdown on unlicensed barbers in Waterbury is stirring a backlash among Latinos, who represent most of the violators. More es...

"Put on a Hairy Face"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As runner-up in the 2010 Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year Contest -- a defeat I took with grace, humility and, of course, a stiff upper lip -- I know what it's like to lose by a whisker.

The Blind Barber: 46% Off Shave, Haircut & Cocktails

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Calling Them Good-Will Ambassadors Isn't Good Enough

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert J. Elisberg

Sometimes, a song is so wonderful that it just deserves to be seen. This is the utter joy of exuberant showmanship.

Barbershop Producer Making Documentary About State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias

Crain's Chicago Business | Shia Kapos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The producer behind the "Barbershop" movies, "Soul Food" and "Nothing Like the Holidays," showcasing Humboldt Park, has found another family with a co...