social meanings of mullets

also known as a “Lady Bucks cut” (see the original comment). I don’t know if this site lives up to my friend’s claim of elucidating social meaning: they boil it down to aggressiveness. ­čÖü Most of the people at the following site do not exactly appear as prime, representative specimens of the human race. Is that the point?… Read more...

I’m not the only one!

I had two anecdotes shared with me today about mullets – one about the Lady Buckeyes who all shared the same hairstyle (!) and another one from a student whose….cousin?….has a haircut “exactly” like mine but “doesn’t have a gay bone in her body”. ­čÖé
It’s encouraging that there actually ARE other women out there with this haircut. Tina had … Read more...

laughter

So, I’ve been thinking about this more since Gabi asked if it was a “feedback wrapping” (per the interpersonal communication curriculum utilizing Seashore, et al). I don’t think it was just my wrapping. I think folks might have recognized their own reactions, at least some of them. Today, while I was sharing some of this “story” with Uncle Sam, I … Read more...

maybe I’ll submit

an updated version to the First International Conference on Qualitative Research. Jung Yup shared the call, and I notice the first theme is autoethnography and performance. It occurs to me that this weblog in toto is a form of autoethnography….not to mention some of the specific categories and uses to which I’ve put it, most specifically with my interpersonal … Read more...