Off-Ramp for Apr 11, 2009

Haircuts Gone Retro

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A father (Robert Snyder) gets and the bowl and a pair of oversized scissors to cut the hair of his son Jimmy. The barbers unions in the Los Angeles had voted to raise the cost of haircuts to $1.50, thus leading many to do their own haircuts at home.

Ok, it wasn't THAT weird (left), but Off-Ramp commentator Hank Rosenfeld takes us on a surreal trip to his local barbershop.

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