Emo hair cuts are not mullets!

I've read a lot of stuff lately spouting garbage statements like this:

"...emo hair cuts are the new mullet..."

I suppose that what they mean is that in 10 years or so we'll be looking back at the whole emo phenomenon with a gasp of horror and cry "Oh my god! what were we thinking?"

I think to be fair I think that whole "emohair is the new mullet" garbage is the work of journalists trying to bump up page imprints with a few provocative phrases. It wouldn't be the first time, right? If you stop to think about it, all major fashion trends cause us to shiver with embarrassment a decade or so later.

If you want to be cutting edge, you have to be prepared for the inevitable remorse that comes years later. In the 80's, it was acid wash, mullets, big hair and tight jeans. Guess what - back in the 80's few people thought twice about it. People who dressed like that were the target of harassment from some members of society back then, sure. So what? It didn't stop Billy Ray Cyrus or Michael Bolton (unfortunately!).

If emo hair cuts are going to be what sets the early 2000's apart from the decades before it, then you might as well have fun with it, I say. I found a website called "F**k the mainstream" the other day (great domain name, IMHO) and they have all sorts of neat stuff.

If you're going to have a photo album full of cringe-worthy pictures of yourself, you might as well take the plunge and do it properly.

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