Take some time over your daily grind.
April 28, 2008 5:57 PM Subscribe
posted by 6am (115 comments total)
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"One of the biggest examples of the planned obsolescence of modern American capitalism...is the razor. The two blade razor, then the three blade razor, then the five
blade razor. Um, these things are okay but...mostly not good. You've gotta go counterintuitive...
And if you get into it, of course there are modern day authorities on the subject
, who'll learn ya good.
And if you get even more
into it, forget not, this is the internet - so...
Above all, the vibe I seem to get from the wet shaving community is a sense of damn genuine pleasure
to be had in an activity that many regard as an inconvenient chore. There's joy to be had in something most people blaze through as quickly as possible just to get to work reasonably on time. And I've mentioned my love for safety razors to many, and many think that I must be mad to trust my face to such old technology. To them I say: Cary Grant was one finely shaven son of a bitch, wasn't he?
Mefi thought about this some years ago