October 23, 2008

Famous and Infamous Mustaches in History

It's the only physical feature that has linked dictators, '70s porn stars, artists, potheads, presidents, men and women: The mustache.
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Friedrich Nietzsche, the nineteenth century German philosopher. He suffered from mental illness near the end of his life, in 1900.
Friedrich Nietzsche, the nineteenth century German philosopher. He suffered from mental illness near the end of his life, in 1900.
Gene Shalit, movie critic for NBC, loves a good pun! He also loves his mustache!
Gene Shalit, movie critic for NBC, loves a good pun! He also loves his mustache!
John Oates, your mustache makes my dreams come true!
John Oates, your mustache makes my dreams come true!
Hitler ruined the tiny mustache for, well, everyone.
Hitler ruined the tiny mustache for, well, everyone.
Would ever guess this is Ron Jeremy?
Would ever guess this is Ron Jeremy?
Another dictator, another mustache. Joseph Stalin.
Another dictator, another mustache. Joseph Stalin.
Raul Julia in the Addams Family.
Raul Julia in the Addams Family.
Baseball pitcher Al Hrabosky was known as the "Mad Hungarian."
Baseball pitcher Al Hrabosky was known as the "Mad Hungarian."
The fictional character Fu Manchu popularized the name of the 'stache style.
The fictional character Fu Manchu popularized the name of the 'stache style.
French police detective Jacques Clouseau, bumbled around in the Pink Panther comedy film series.
French police detective Jacques Clouseau, bumbled around in the Pink Panther comedy film series.