Moustache/Beard type: Full-on
Occupation/Hobbies: scissor collector
How long have you been cultivating your current moustache/beard? infinite lifetimes and one year
How long have you been a moustache/beard grower? dabbled off and on since high school. amateur, really.
Do you have any other moustache/beard achievements? it's all around good luck. a dream catcher you might say. uhh, yeah.
Do you use any particular grooming products or trimming tools? scissors to keep the mustache tamed and a comb to master the tangles
Do you have any moustache/beard grooming tips? Keep it clean. You don't want to be mistaken for a shitty hippy.
Do you have a humorous/inspirational/profound story that involves your moustache/beard? I lost a wonderful friend this past year. This is for him. I love you BG.
Have you ever been discriminated against, jeered at, or harassed for your moustache/beard? I was traveling in Europe last winter and was discriminated against in Switzerland.... let's just say I didn't get the lap dance I paid for.
What are some common reactions to your moustache/beard? "Holy shit your beard is huge/rad/amazing/really cool" Plenty of, "your beard is gorgeous, lets fuck"....o.k. that doesn't happen. I'm sure there's plenty of "what a f-ing pinko-commie-loser". Whatever.
Why do you have your moustache/beard? Beyond remembering someone who is gone it's a way to stay alive. Keeps me from falling in with the masses. Also keeps the fundamentalist-Christian-taliban-wackos nervous and at a safe distance.
Who are your mustached/bearded heroes, if any? I don't really have heroes but here are some fellow bearded individuals I appreciate: Rasputin, Castro, John Bonam (spell?), Frederick Douglas, Willie Nelson, Richie Tenenbaum, Oliver Sacks, Frank Zappa, Steve Zissou, Dali, Rick Rubin and Jerry Harvey.
Do you have any favorite moustache/beard related media?
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Anything else you’d like to add? Beard is the new black.