Here’s the long awaited pic

November 27, 2007 at 11:47 pm (November: Movember)

First pic – there are more to come. This is me and Dave, with our mo’s. My mo’ has not been groomed or trimmed at all. I SWEAR that is a full twenty-seven days of growth. Pretty poor show, don’t you think? I think I will keep it for longer than Movember, and aim for a Selleck. Dave has had to groom his for work, which is why it looks nice and trimmed.

Dave & I

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How the mo’ won an empire

November 23, 2007 at 4:32 pm (November: Movember)

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“The British Empire was the greatest and most diverse the world has ever seen.

At its height, it was seven times the size of the Roman Empire, its Navy ruled the oceans and a quarter of the earth was painted red on the map.

Military victories, trade expansion and a talent for bureaucracy all played a part – but so did the humble moustache.”

From Daily Mail

Look at the pictures in the link above to notice an indisputable fact: The size and influence of the British Empire has reduced in accordance with the mo’ size of it’s leaders.

Now, is the shrinking mo’ a result of the reduction in imperial power…the leaders no longer feeling manly enough to sport the mo’ of the past?

Or did the shrinking mo’ CAUSE the size of the British Empire to decrease, with the lowered amount of mo’ power leaving it vulnerble???

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Billie Piper. Has a mo’???

November 17, 2007 at 6:11 pm (November: Movember)

mo’ sista?

I’ve been intesively researching the topic of moustaches lately, and I came across a piece of information that I wish I hadn’t found. If only I wasn’t so damn thorough. I’d never have discovered a disconcerting truth about the glorious angel otherwise known as Billie Piper. Here’s the quote:

“I have to work a lot at facial hair. My eyebrows are hairiest but the ‘tache is definitely a close second.

“I don’t shave, I use cream. If I’m on holiday and I let it grow so I can do twiddle the ends when I’m concentrating.

“My eyebrows are so big. On camera they look like the old man from ‘Sesame Street’.”

(From People)

Billie Piper

OK, granted, that’s a little disgusting. But does it change anything? Billie is one of those celebrities that makes you feel that she’d like you. You think ‘I could get her’. It’s that girl next door thing, kind of like Cameron Diaz. I feel this revelation only enhances that fact. But does raise the question of what you’d do if you did manage to get her. Would you go out with a girl with a moustache…even a girl as celestial as Billie Piper?

This would be a deal-breaker for me. Not because my girlfriend has a moustache, and because that would be embarrasing, but because on current form there’s the definite possibility that she’d grow a better one that I am capable of. Take a moment to imagine that if you will. Your girlfriend looks like Freddy Mercury, and you merely look like you have a third eyebrow above your lips, and a very thin and fluffy one a that. I don’t know about you but the way I imagine this, it’s a rather intense emasculatory experience, and one that I’d rather avoid. Comparable to your girlfriend saving you in a fight.

Of course, I still love Billie Piper and if faced with her physical presence, I’m certain I would forget all of this instantly…

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Hiro Nakamura with a mo’?

November 17, 2007 at 5:19 pm (November: Movember)

How would Hiro look with a mo’? What about Rocky Balboa?

I’m certain you’re dying to know. If you’re using IE as your browser, you can find out here:

http://www.celebritymustache.com

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Late start…

November 16, 2007 at 12:18 pm (November: Movember)

This is a ridiculous time to start a blog based on monthly projects, but it must be done now.

This month:

Movember (the month formally known as November) is a charity event held every year, to raise money for The Prostate Charity. What this involves is simple; the brave men involved each grow and groom a mo’ (a moustache), and get sponsored by as many people as possible.

Myself and my flatmates at Hotel Tango (Hotel Tango is where I live), have joined the Republic of Movember. What this essentially boils down to is, we will be growing a mo’ in the best way possible throughout this month. Which for Warren is very slowly, but the other guys are doing alright.

We will regularly update you on the progress we make and the hilarious experiences we enjoy as a result of our mo’ growing. Will Max resemble Tom Selleck after a month? Will Dave look like a porn star? Will Warren look any different at all?? We have rather ambitiously set our sights on raising £1,000 before the end of the month.

My flatmate Max used his photoshop skills to create an impression of how three of the four Hotel Tango residents – Warren, Max, and Dave – may look (the fourth, Simon, I will ask to join us soon):

How we might look at the end of the month

Please follow the link below to make a donation online. Our target is to raise £1,000 by November 30th. This is difficult, but ultimately doable. Even if you are extremely tight, just think what amount you would pay to have us all looking like twats for a whole month. Come on, that’s worth a few quid. And then added to that, remember that your contribution could SAVE LIVES. What cost a human life? When you have thought of all this, please make a donation of a quid or two, or more, if you are super cool.

Here is the link:

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Cheers!

Warning, guilt trip ahead:

* Prostate cancer is now the most common cancer diagnosed in men in the U.K. with at least one man dying every hour from the disease.
* Every year about 35,000 men in the U.K. are diagnosed with prostate cancer and about 10,000 men die from the disease.
* One man in 11 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime in the U.K.

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