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I shaved off my beard, but kept this long, insane mustache for some Halloween parties. I was going as Sonny Bono, with my date going as Cher.

I decided after having this handlebar mustache from hell, that I would try to go with a Charlie Chaplin mustache for a few weeks.

The problem is this. Everyone is going to think it's a Hitler 'stache. I'm going to look like I dig Hitler. I might have to tell people my moms side of the family is Jewish.

But, I don't think it's fair that Hitler could take an entire mustache from society. I mean, he already got the name. I doubt anyone names their kid "Adolf" anymore (it was probably never popular here, but even in Germany, I doubt it's used).

In the movie Gone Baby Gone, this character had a huge handlebar 'stache. It was actually distracting from the film, although it fit the dudes character. I'm sure the mustache was working for scale, too.

I'm thinking, with the Oscar nominations this movie will surely pull in (hey, it's got Morgan Freeman, which means it has to get a nomination...I think that's a SAG rule). There should be a category: Best Mustache in a Movie.

But, I was tired of looking like I stepped off a Harley. A week of that mustache was enough.

I'll try the Chaplin for a few.

I'm stealing it back from Hitler.

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If they ever do have the Best Mustache category, they better give a special recognition award to Burt Reynolds mustache for all it's work through the years.

Oct. 29, 2007

Haha nice, I'm trying to keep my mustache too.

Oct. 29, 2007

I love moustaches. I could compile a huge list of legendary whisker wearers.

Oct. 29, 2007

Legendary mustaches:

Best local one: Hall of Fame pitcher Rollie Fingers. That handlebar thingy is nuts. It looks great on him. He should've worn a straw hat on the mound, instead of a baseball cap.

Actors that look better with them: Tom Selleck, Sam Elliot.

Director with thinnest: John Waters (he'd be ugly with or without it).

Actor that looked good w/ same mustache: Clark Gable.

Oct. 29, 2007

The Yosemite Sam (aka The Horseshoe) The Biker (also known as The Handlebar) The Magnum PI The Chaplin (also called The Hitler in some regions, or The Toothbrush) El Mexican (aka Pancho Villa) The Gable (as already referenced, also called The Lilibrow) The Brando (as in Marlon Brando) El Diablo (the pointy devily mustache with goatee) The Groucho Marx Chinaman (part of the Fu ManChu) The Salvador Dali The Nosebeard (also known as The Walrus) The Imperial (aka The Swirly) The Persian (The Womans Mustache)

Oct. 29, 2007

You forget the classic pencil thin Gentleman's moustache as sported by the likes of David Niven, Vincent Price and Errol Flynn.

Oct. 30, 2007

That is The Gable.

Oct. 30, 2007

Not quite, Gable's was a bit thicker. With the legends I mentioned, their moustaches were so thin, the hairs so fine, in certain light, it looked like they bore none. Whereas Gable had a thicker very visible coal black mouser.

Oct. 30, 2007

Well, with the mention of Yosemite Sam, I thought about cartoon mustaches. The villian from Rocky & Bullwinkle, Wimpy from Popeye, the Mario Bros, and of course, the thickest of all cartoon characters, Mr. Ned Flanders from the Simpsons.

Ya know, the Beatles all grew crappy mustaches. Although, John never had one without his beard, so who knows.

Oct. 30, 2007

Could The Brando fall into the category? Damn...no.

I am picturing something along the lines of what John Waters has.....but I don't know if John Waters moustache is known enough to be the title for such the stache "The Waters"....hmmm....."Gentlemens Moustache"...Yes, you're right and I think this works best. It is added to the list Fifibutton. Gentlemens Moustache aka The Painter

Now....to name some famous mustaches themselves, building a life and career of their own....

Burt Reynolds Moustache (is it's own entity) Friedrich Nietzsche (Philosophize the Stache) Hulk Hogans Moustache (aka Brother Moustache) Ron Jeremys Moustache (For the Ladies) Geraldo Riveras Moustache (Been around the world and back) Jaime Heinmans Moustache (His moustache is no Myth Buster) Tom Selleks Moustache (The Magnum PI was all the rage in the 80's) Nathan Winds (aka Cocheese) Moustache (Sabotage Stache) Albert Einsteins Moustache (E=mcmoustache) Ned Flanders (Yoda-li-doe-da-li-moustache) Joseph Stalins Moustache (Moustache of Steel, also defeated Adolf Hitlers Moustache) Sonny Bonos Moustache (Actual writer of I Got You Babe) Freddy Mercurys Moustache (Still alive and well) Stevie Wonders Moustache (One needs no sight with a moustache guiding the fingers)

Crap....I could go on for hours.

Oct. 30, 2007

I never laughed so hard in my life. Awesome list. E=MCmoustache. That should be a rapper with a mustache: MC Mustache. Yeah, Freddie Mercury needed a separate casket just for his 'stache.

Oct. 31, 2007

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