The Faux-Hawk’s Time is Over
by Conrad; Sunday, April 4 2004

Okay, so there are two hairstyles for the hip boys now a day.  The “mop-top” and the “faux-hawk”. 

 

Okay, so we’ve seen the mop-top before in the mid-era Beatles days.  Guys just letting their hair cover their ears, but not let it grow to either turn into a hippie, redneck or metal dude. 

 

The other popular hairstyle is the faux-hawk.  If you didn’t know “faux” means “false”.  So basically it’s a false or fake mohawk.  To achieve this look, you take any kid with shorter type hair and make it all come to a point at the top of the head.  So yeah, it’s been around forever, but you only saw band kids do it at first, then you saw celebrities, and now it’s appearing in a place where you know it’s time to stop doing your faux-hawk…

 

I was buying some hair gel.  See I’ve been spiking my hair ever since 1986, except for a brief period (Sumo Surprise era) where I did the 80’s skater thing (long on top, short on the sides).  So anyways, I was looking around for something new to use and saw Garnier Fructis.  You know that commercial with that really repetitive Transplants song? 

 

The first time I heard that song, I was like, “Cool”.  But by the middle I was like, “Stop that loop already”.  And then I was like, “I never want to hear that song again.”  Then I was like, “Man, I have to go buy hair products”. 

 

Go to the website and it actually tries to make you download that song.  So anyway, back on topic, on the back of the container it says…

 

“THE FAUX HAWK”

Apply on dry hair at the roots.  Pull together center section of hair and lift up for volume, then slick hair back on both sides.  Blow dry on cool to set this long lasting funky style. 


Okay, if you have corporate marketing people saying your hair style is funky, it’s time to get a new doo.   Not that I have anything against corporate marketing people.  It’s their job to find the latest trends and make money off of it.  If the company does well, then they hopefully get a raise.  Reaping the benefits of a marketing campaign that works, the company will hire more workers.  People who were out of work will now find work.  Or people with jobs they don’t like will have more opportunities.  Our economy is helped by these corporate marketing people who all I’m sure have faux-hawks.  



              


    E D I T O R I A L S | Recent | Conrad's Music | Supported Ministries | RSS Feed | About Conrad |
» To All You Doubters Out There
» The New Decap Needs Your Help
» Happy New Year
» Christmas Spirit
» Vaction - Day 1, Rome
» Vacation - Day 0, The Flight
» Nov 30 - Computer Stuff
» Nov 28 - Wii Wiilly Like The Wii
» November 20 - Wii! Thankful to be back to the new...
» Whew. We've Finally Moved In.
» Conrad The Beastmaster
» Typhoon in the Philippines - Please Help
» 10 Years Ago This Video Was Made
» One Year and Counting!
» Panda Vs. Man
» Wii, House, Widgets, RAM
» Donations are at $1,366 So Far... THANKS!
» Pictures from Purple Door and a Van on Fire!
» Then There Were Eight
» We Might Now Have 12 Planets in our Solar System
» Say Hi To Us at Purple Door
» Mid-August Goings On
» Divebomber's New EP - Appetite for Construction
» Movies Conrad is Looking Forward To
» Random Thoughts: July 20, 2006
» Cornerstone 2006 - Decapolis Label Showcase Award
» Conrad's Cornerstone Write Up - Part I
» Back from Cornerstone 2006
» Off to Cornerstone
» Now that the Storm Season is Upon Us
» Julia's Birthday Party Pics
» Happy Birthday Julia!
» If You're Watching X-Men 3 – Read This!
» Conrad's Deep Thoughts – Morality
» Conrad Needs Your Help: Home Audio
» Are You Sad? I Have the Cure
» Unlocking the Universe #2
» Conrad Unlocks the Universe #1: Complaining
» Philippines Update: April
» Building Our House: Weeks 3 - 5
» Worst Family Feud Team Ever
» TV Shows: Week of April 12th
» Building Our House: Week 2
» Philippines Update: 1Q
» The House: Through Day 4
» Vroom - A Live Show
» Decapolis Is Done Moving
» Decapolis is Moving to a New Host
» March 16th Stuff
» The House: Day 01
» Movie Review: 16 Blocks
» Conrad's Home DIY: The Toilet Seal
» AI: Top 12
» 24: Mid Season Comments
» Conrad Reviews Album and Eats a Yodel
» AI: March 07 - Girls
» I Was In a Car Accident Today
» American Idol - Top 24
» Coach Conrad - Reflections on a Season
» Decapolis Writers' Top Albums of 2005
» Toss Your Cookies
» January TV Shows
» They Call Me Coach Conrad
» Cornerstone – Decapolis Label Showcase, Apply Now!...
» Remember What Christmas Is Really About?
» The Lion, the Witch and the King Kong
» Philippines Donations!
» Cute Puppy Needs Your Help!
» A Thanksgiving Note
» Whoa dude! A new Decapolis?!
» Bread Used to be Boring Till Now!
» Portable Video Madness
» Help for the Z
» Conrad Carves a Pumpkin!
» Conrad and Julia - Back from Bermuda
» Wedding Madness!
» Today's the Big Day!
» Only Three Days Away...
» The Wedding is a Week Away
» Hi, Photos, Red Eye, Wedding.
» Vroom Fans Rejoice
» Purple Door '05 Photos
» Dogs in the News
» Purple Door Fest
» Conrad Helps Your Computer
» Children's Ministry - August Update
» Weddings Are For Girls
» Recent News in Conrad's Brain
» Repay Love with Evil
» Cornerstone - Decapolis Stage Awards
» Conrad's Cornerstone Experience (Part 1.5)
» Conrad's Cornerstone Experience (Part I)
» Photos From India
» Julia's Birthday Party Photos!
» Sith - Second Viewing
» Revenge of the Sith - Anakin's Origin Theory
» The New American Idol
» And the Winner of American Idol Is...
» Peanut Butter Jelly Time!
» Sith, Weezer, Alkaline Trio Are All Back
» Revenge of the Sith - Whew!
» Star Wars - Tonight!
» A Cure For All That Ails You
» Decapolis Readers - Heeding the Call
» I Li-ee-ii-ee-ii-ike Royalty Checks
» American Idol - Finally Scott is Gone
» One Ring... and in the Darkness Bind Them
» American Idol - Kicks off Nickelback
» American Idol - April 26
» Today's the BIG Day!
» What's the Deal with Conrad and Julia?
» Why Do We Bother with Easter?
» Pictures from the Philippines
» Star Zelda Donkey Gaara Hobbit
» Sounds of The Hobbit
» Conrad mad! Conrad smash! - Zombie Story
» American Idol - MAR 01
» AI - Feb 28
» Conrad vs. Conrad
» American Idol 4 – Analysis 1
» The Search for Pandas
» Muse, Eyeliner, DS PDA, Wallpapers
» Rounded Rectangles, Bad Rock Songs and Nuts
» Big Milestone for Decapolis - Feb 03
» Conrad Reviews Stuff He Has
» Why I'm Not Watching "24"
» Toys for the Philippines Program
» The Bird of the Undead
» Conrad's Movie Awards 2004
» The Bird of Justice
» Starting off 2005 with Giving
» The True Meaning of Christmas
» The Return of John Johnson and Upcoming Things
» The Search for God and Decapolis to Support Two Ministries...
» Breaking Down Super Size Me
» Decapolis On The Rise
» What a Girl Wants, What a Girl Needs
» Missing the Whole Halo Thing
» Old Pictures
» Black Friday
» Thanksgiving
» Conrad's Least Metal Moments
» Feel the Nintendo DS
» Now I Would Call That Ironic
» Conrad has an RSS Feed Now, But Doesn't Know What It...
» The Peterson Case and Water Type Lawyers
» Retreat from Cartwheels
» Conrad and the Explanation of Taxes
» Conrad and the Attorney General
» The Best Show Out Right Now - Motormouth
» Incredible Sith Unleashed on Nintendo
» Conrad Has Made an Important Discovery
» Those Heathen Lions Need Jesus!
» Post-Election Bloodshed Starts
» Breaking News!
» Julia Broke Her Arm
» What Rhymes with Evil?
» Enjoying Nature Throw Up
» Conrad Explains The Economy
» Sky Captain and the World of Boring
» Some Redesign
» Why Are You Still Using Internet Explorer
» So That's What Batman Has Been Up To
» Hey Dan Rather, I've Uncovered Some Documents
» The Justice Spreads!
» Julia and Conrad Deliver Movie Theater Justice
» A Couple Albums - Muse & Brandtson
» Conrad's European Vacation
» The New Divebomber EP !!!
» Spreading American Justice
» I'm at the Top of Europe
» Cornerstone 2004 Recap
» Burger King – Have it Our Way
» Ding-dong the Wicked Witch...
» Need Help at Cornerstone
» Cornerstone NC and Some Good Bands
» Summer Movies
» Julia's Birthday is Today
» TechTV Merges with G4
» Yeah, That Song
» Hey Elton John
» Shrek 2
» I Didn't Meet Darrell Hammond
» Will I Meet Darrell Hammond?
» Is Jet Li a Hero?
» American Idol Controversy Crap
» Hey Conrad
» Music Terminology Not To Use
» Weekend in Florida
» Does This Work?
» Anyone Know Discussion Lists/Listservs?
» The Faux-Hawk’s Time is Over
» Rocking It
» Expert Analysis of American Idol
» Someone Please Tell Me What This Is
» Waiting in the Hospital
» Music Editor Julia & Decapolis is Five
» Pretty Cool...
» Hmm, An Attachment
» DVD Audio Commentaries
» Somewhere in Bizarro Land...
» Conrad’s 2003 Movie Awards
» Xmas is NOT Crossing Out Christ’s Name
» Clean The Snow Off Your Car
» The Fighting of Spam and Neighbors
» 30 Second OT Rundown
» ROTK and FOTR:EE
» Decapolis 3.0
» Don't Watch 'Cat in the Hat'
   
MP3 | Buy