The Station Wagon podcast: Seattle - Snoqualmie - Olympia: Episode 18: Giving up Shaving

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Episode 18: Giving up Shaving

In this episode, we gave up shaving. Marc gave up shaving his face, and you'll have to listen to find out what Julie gave up shaving. We talk about the history of various shaving practices, the social implications of shaving and not shaving, and whether the Puget Sound Area (i.e. Seattle and Olympia) is a sanctuary where body hair can live a long and prosperous life. Spoiler alert - one of us liked this experiment, the other turned into a porcupine (according to a 7-year old).

Scroll down to see a time lapse of Marc's unshaven face during the two week experiment.


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The Thing
1500 BCE
Egyption Straight Razor
Modern Straight Razor for sale in Englad (aka, the Cut Throat razor)

First safety razor. Removable blade guarded by a comb.
Women removing hair under arms. Thanks to Hapers Bazaar and the Great Underarm Campaign.

Electric Razor Invented by Jacob Schick

Bic sells first Disposable Razor.

March 2016
We adopted a puppy. From

“Pebbles” the boxer/beagle mix.


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Marc's face over time: