Today’s Ill-Advised Facial Hair Experiment, 12/1/14
Posted on December 1, 2014 Posted by John Scalzi 25 Comments
I was warned never to go full Wolverine.
This picture taken as I was shaving off my November beard, accrued not as a “Movember” fundraiser but simply out of complete sloth. It’s all gone now. I still need to get a haircut, however.
Welcome to December!
Unless it’s mutton chops I am not interested.
Some things can’t be un-seen. Excuse me while I go wash my eyes out with rubbing alcohol.
That one is probably not going on the next dust jacket…
You’re raising the wrong eyebrow!
that is not a good look on you. please never do that again.
You people seem to be forgetting I put the word “Ill-advised” right in the headline.
Awesome! — Looks like you got a lot of writing done.
I think you should have posted a daily picture with corresponding word count. :)
Yes, well ….. How *did* the writing go? Hope it was worth the hair!
Shave off as much of the whiskers as you choose, but I suggest that you forgo the haircut. You seem to have a similar hairline to mine at your age. It was around my mid to late forties that I realized that any effort I made to comb or brush my remaining hair neatly just looked like a combover. At that point I just buzzed my whole scalp. It is a simple look and easily maintained by a monthly rebuzz. So, yes, I am telling you that I think you should get buzzed.
Ah yes, the grooming cycle of the professional full-time author ;-)
I am picking up more of a Sabretooth than a Wolverine vibe.
“This picture taken as I was shaving off my November beard, accrued…out of complete sloth.”
So did you shave a sloth and apply the trimmings to your face, or use ground-up sloth as a topical ointment a la minoxidil?
Both are troubling.
I’m thinking that you’ll need to go for the John “Burnside” Scalzi look next.
Keep this for when you’re cast as Renfield in yet another adaptation of Dracula.
Sabretooth-meets-Renfield. Not Wolvie.
Totally irrelevant, but Lock In made the best of Slate, as well.
Yes, you did put “ill-advised” in the headline. And you weren’t kidding.
In b&w you look awfully like a lesser-known 19th century president — didn’t I once see you on a 37 cent stamp?
I think taking that picture was even more ill-advised. Sorry, some laundry is best hung in the *back* yard ;-)
Zachary Taylor, our Someteenth President
Gotta say, you produce the best “bad” photos! Want to totally hire you next time I get my driver’s license renewed!
Wolverine/Lambchops… aren’t they the same thing? Also, so many catty comments on here!
If you let that grow some more, it would be a lot more controllable. Try leaving it for two or three months. It will totally work. Totally.
Hm. A lot of words come to mind looking at this picture. “Wolverine” isnt one of them.