Eugene Cho

bad hair day

Don’t fret if you’re having a bad hair day.  The pic below will lift your spirits.  My hair gets out of control if I don’t normally use some sort of hair product to control it.  It’s sinful, depraved, rebellious, and needs healing.

My hair on a bad day has been linked to Saddam Hussein’s hair when he was captured; NBA superstar Ben Wallace’s hair when he scores 3 points; and Pan from Greek mythology. But my favorite hair comparison is to Keith Green back in the day…which is a great compliment in my books.

Brace yourself for the bad hair day picture.  If I could, I’d grow it all out and get dreadlocks…

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17 Responses

  1. Dennis says:

    That’s not bad hair day.
    That, dude, is seriously scary.

  2. Dennis says:

    Oh, I’d like to donate some funds to “Buy Eugene some Hair Products” fundraiser.

  3. gar says:

    Haha, don’t you know Korean people can grow dreadlocks too?

    You could be just like the Korean reggae artist SKULL…

    http://www.myspace.com/skullriddim

    …but without the gigantic tatt of Africa and a Lion.

  4. engtech says:

    That isn’t bad hair, that’s frickin’ awesome hair.

  5. kent says:

    Whoa, wow, huh….well now. Yeah…yikes. Okay…

  6. Blake says:

    lol. Yeah, mine does something similar right after I get out of the shower when I haven’t had it cut in two months… holy cow, it’s like I’ve got a blonde fireball on my head. 😉

  7. Shaula says:

    I say go for the dreads. 🙂

  8. Kris says:

    Yikes – that is bad. Maybe try braiding it??? Do you have to warn your wife and kids when you wake up to the bad hair day???
    Ha ha. Glad we can laugh at ourselves.

  9. Eugene,

    You mock those of us who are bald. I’d die for a bad hair day!

  10. e cho says:

    Scot,

    Yeah. I guess I was mocking you and others. 🙂
    But bald is sexy.

  11. Teresa says:

    HAHAHAHAHA that made my day

  12. e cho says:

    john,
    don’t hate me because i’m beautiful…

  13. Ben says:

    u look like jesus

  14. Brian says:

    that’s a good look for those “so, you want to date my daughter?” days that lie ahead for you…but, may it be MANY years before you have to face that. 🙂

  15. Todd says:

    personally, i am jealous!

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Be courageous. Be brave.

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We forget this and we indirectly foster a culture and system of victimization or worse, the pornification of the poor or in this case, "the trafficked." And when you start dehumanizing the poor or trafficked, you have no genuine desire to build relationships with them. You believe or build stereotypes in broad strokes, singular, black and white narratives that have been told about them. You believe the lie that they have nothing to teach us and are incapable of contributing to the larger society.

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