September 23, 2005

Weekend Reading - ShaveBlog.com

shaveblog.jpgWhen we got picked up by Gizmodo last week they had trouble determining which was more unusual - a 5 bladed razor, or a blog devoted to shaving. Well, if yesterday's post about BarberBlog.com wasn't unusual enough, here's your weekend reading assignment - ShaveBlog.com written by Corey Greenberg. And he's been on TV!

So I did a segment on NBC's Today Show about the lost art of wetshaving, and how old-school razors, badger hair shaving brushes, and high-end English shaving creams not only deliver the greatest shave you can possibly imagine, but bring back the pleasant, gentlemanly ritual that's been missing since the bloodbath of 1971 when Idi Amin led a coup to become ruler of Uganda and Gillette introduced the first twin-blade razor.

The writing on ShaveBlog is great. Tons of personality and personal experience. The focus is mainly on older single-blade razors, and Corey's contempt of multi-bladed systems is comical yet honest. He's a man after the perfect shave. What's so unusual about that?

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Posted by Russell Neufeld at September 23, 2005 3:59 PM
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