Growing up near an affluent town, I became aware of the have and have not scenario in my youth. Half my classmates came from wealth, & lived in private homes just like Dick, and Jane. The other half lived in apartments, and played stickball. One of my kindergarten classmates owned a pony! Regardless of status, baseball ruled supreme, and the television carried an ad for Gillette featuring Pee Wee Reese, Don Zimmer, and Roy Campanella. These guys were inspirational to us, because like us…they never had a pony. Through baseball, men from humble backgrounds became icons of baseball, and lived…
Posted October 22, 2014
Posted September 19, 2014
The Rockwell Razors Kickstarter project that we mentioned Wednesday seems to have been a hit with the wet shaving community. The project met it’s initial funding goal within 24 hours (Kickstarter gives projects 28 days to meet their funding goal)! We have been able to get some exclusive access to Rockwell. Sharpologist co-founder Andy Tarnoff was able to sit down with one of Rockwell’s founders, and Mark (Mantic59) got his hands on a prototype razor.
Posted September 3, 2014
Posted July 21, 2014
Like many wet shavers, I love menthol. I never had exposure to mentholated shaving cream until I returned to wet shaving, as canned foam was my choice. It’s cooling, refreshing, and great for summertime heat. The first mentholated cream I tried, Proraso green, overwhelmed me. I thought it was too chilling. Now, I use products like Vostok, and Yeti Snot, and don’t find Proraso bracing at all. Obviously that sounds like tolerance to a substance, so I began investigating it’s chemistry, and pharmacology.