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This past weekend, I celebrated my birthday. Yet, what was put together as a celebration of my entrance into this world years ago, came more as an exaltation of the regal hair that rests atop my lip. Instead of receiving the normal tomfoolery of itunes cards and straight cash, I came into more unique tailored gifts, such as mustache comb and wax, topped off with the find of the year: The Milk Mustache Book.
In reality, it is the perfect gift as it may be given to both the mustachioed and also to the less fortunate forced to wander through daily life with a naked upper lip. Those with mustaches may compare their hairy masterpieces with the lactose-based imitations of celebrities (all the while holding their heads high in glory), and those lacking a furry companion may bring the book into their lives as a beacon of hope as to what may be.
Oh yea, and you can read about the advertising campaign too.
Design firm Pentagram recently designed a new cover for a reissue of Edourdo de Pomiane’s 1930 classic Cooking With Pomiane. The cover features four creative mustaches made from different foods. De Pomiane, in addition to being a famous “food writer and culinary personality” also had a kick-ass mustache. See him in real life after the jump. Read the rest of this entry »
My brother’s girlfriend saw this book at the store the other day and of course she had to send it to me. It’s a celebration of ‘staches with “50 Badass Mustaches and the Faces Who Sport Them.” That’s right, you need a face to support a mustache. They don’t exist on their own. No doubt your face will be more memorable if you grow a ‘stache; everyone seems to remember who these folks are. See the whole list after the jump.