"I think that part of the problem in this has to do with a cultural difference ... since the fedora and the trilby are similar, many people confuse them regularly. For a hatter's perspective on its, see this blog post."
"I wonder if the fedora thing is a geographic thing. I haven't seen nary a one around my hometown. If anything, it seems like the trilby is getting overplayed. It's in Target, in American Eagle, and on the head of every guy I see on tv."
"I would say baseball style hats are the only one's I think look okay with long hair. I recall (thru pictures and the tellie) back to the 20's and 30's with the neatly groomed short hair under a fedora looked very squared away and neat."
I've always had a thing for fedora hats, and now I've been thinking harder about actually purchasing one. The problem is I have long hair. It's maybe halfway to my shoulder. What I'm wondering is if it is a good idea to wear a fedora with long hair, or if there are any suggestions about this, online somewhere, or whether or not I have to choose between the hat of the hair?
"A sort of current issues class would be good. Something important that generations are losing is their interest in what is happening around them and understanding what they can do about it. Something else could be useful would be a life lessons…"
"I like the lyrics to this Irish song, regarding patriotism. The title to Tom Clancy's book "Patriot Games" is borrowed from the lyrics.
Come all ye young rebels, and list while I sing, For the love of one's country is a…"
"Then, I perceive you know nothing of patriotism, and it's no surprise given the philosophical bend of the country as a whole. Patriotism has NOTHING to do whatsoever with the government, but to the principles of the country as…"
This is inspired by a post of Muir's about what he wants the kids to learn, but I wanted to make it specific to college students. Because I'm brainstorming for a possible freshman-seminar class, and I'm interested in topics that are important to making educated citizens or at least will be stimulating -- each topic to take a week or two at most. What do you wish you or yours had learned in college that wasn't covered in regular gen-ed or major? or just a fun topic you think would be of…See More