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Pop Culture Facial Hair: The 80’s

Every decade has a style. It can be defined by the clothing, the music, the art, or the cultural ethos. But here at The Bearded Savant, we understand the only worthwhile way to define a decade is through the facial hair. This is the first of an unknown number of jaunts back through time looking through the lens of facial hair, starting with the 1980’s, the decade of the mustache.

 Mike Ditka. I really hope that is velour. Regardless, that hair and that
Mike Ditka. I really hope that is velour. Regardless, that hair and that ‘stache, wow. 

And this is a perfect time to remind us all of this slice of magic (beginning at 4:00)

 Danny Glover. Say it with me now,
Danny Glover. Say it with me now, “I’m too old . . .”
 Tom Selleck. Why wouldn
Tom Selleck. Why wouldn’t you use a cordless phone on the beach?
 Hulk Hogan. Obviously, my favorite childhood WWF wrestler. 
Hulk Hogan. Obviously, my favorite childhood WWF wrestler. 
 Freddie Mercury. Freddie Mercury  with zombies  (contains profanity)
Freddie Mercury. Freddie Mercury with zombies (contains profanity)
 What
What’s better than one John Oates? Two John Oates. Vintage .
 Pat Morita. Be honest, does the  Miyagi-hand-clap  still give you chills?
Pat Morita. Be honest, does the Miyagi-hand-clap still give you chills?
 Don
Don’t pity Mr T., he has a magnificent beard.

 I wish I could find it, but the orientation of one of my first summer jobs included a proper lifting technique video with Mr. T., with—I kid you not—this gem: I pity the foo’ who lifts with their back!

We’ll end this with some others for you to enjoy.

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