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April 15, 2005


So why is it "a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away?" Is the world of Jedis and Sith lords part of the universe's past? Is Earth just a backwater planet whose humanoids have yet to achieve serious full-fledged spaceflight?

Why are hairstyles so different in the future (or the futuristic past)? But whether it's Princess Leia or Queen Amidala sporting cinnabuns, this is a significant improvement over the hairspray plastered big hair (complete with poufy high-rise bangs) that middle school and high school girls used to sport. They probably still do, somewhere out there.

Addendum: I never had big hair. I couldn't be bothered with all the effort. My sisters, on the other hand....

Yours, &c., LC | 12:36 PM | Film/TV , Sundries | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)

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Take any exit off the NJ Turnpike, pull into any strip mall and you can find the "cobra bangs" (that is what my best friend and I snidely called them in school) alive and well. Aquanet was the hairspay of choice I seem to remember...

Posted by: Breadchick at April 16, 2005 09:54 AM

For a milisecond, you sounded fairly Shandean. Let me try and get my act together and let this look like an in-topic comment ;) Have you heard about an upcoming film version of 'Tristram Shandy' for 2005? There are rumours out there...but no facts it seems.

Seems that bangs-and-ponytail is quite hip here this year, however they do without hairspray, and it looks okay, slighty grungy. No pouf. No chick looks. Haleluyah.

Posted by: mademoiselle a. at April 18, 2005 01:05 PM

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