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The Discovery of the Razor

It never quite looked right, the 20-pound beard on the 140-pound man who dressed like he’d just emerged from chopping trees in the woods near Ely — while simultaneously appearing incapable of operating a chainsaw. Yet the notorious Reign of the Giant Beard is coming to an end. The hipster has discovered the razor. Alas, all this may be morphing into the Old West Mustache Trend, which isn’t a good look either, since cowpokes of the 1870s didn’t drink designer bourbon and talk about their feelings. But it’s a start.