NFL Beard Playoff Kickoff

A Beard Coach reader graciously  sent me a link to a video on NFL.com that lists their top ten beards of all time.  I can’t embed it here, so take a moment and watch it HERE (opens in new window). I’ve taken their top ten beards and put them in a bracket according to their ranking in the video.  Each round will get a week of voting here at the Beard Coach.  Voting for each round will run Sunday to […]

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Curling Your Beard

I recently received this correspondence in my Beard Coach inbox: My beard is not quite to that length that I can try yet, but it is fairly straight and scraggly especially the ends. What effect will a curling iron have on coarser hair? I am wondering if it would look OK? Good question!  I say we start by turning to the history books for our answer.  Here’s a nice image of an Akkadian sculpture of Sargon, their greatest ruler. Do […]

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Beard Music: Adam Samples – Ride

Yep, old Coach Adam plays a little music every so often. And I have my first solo album coming out soon!  I guess I’d have to describe my brand of beard rock like this: Take two cups of traditional folk songs add a cup of fat 70’s blues-rock.  Stir well.  Whisk in a tablespoon of historical fiction, a teaspoon of blue-eyed soul, and a dash of female background vocals.  That pretty much bakes up my first E.P. album as a […]

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Boy Scout Beard Ads

The Boy Scouts just started a pretty amazing ad campaign recently.  Check these out! They certainly grab your attention.  And I can’t help but admire the beards (and whomever they actually grew on).  They may be a bit unsettling.  But maybe in an intriguing way?  They’re fantastic?  They’re frightening?  My circuit boards are getting fried here. What do you think?  Too weird or too awesome?

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5 Bearded Costume Ideas for Halloween 2011

Gentlemen, it’s time for the most useful Beard Coach post of the year.  Halloween has always been a time of tribulation for me as a bearded man.  It always takes hours of just sitting and thinking to come up with a decent costume idea.  Fortunately, I’ve done that thinking five times over just for you – just as I’ve done the previous two years (2009 ideas – 2010 ideas). #1 The Most Interesting Man in the World Items Needed: Black […]

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