Mullet Q & A
Mullets are a deeply complex style that many attempt and fail. Before taking the plummet to mullet heaven, read through these mullet questions and answers to see if the mullet is right for you.
- Q: How long ago did the mullet make its debut?
- A: The Normans embraced this style of hair that is short around the front and sides and long at the back. If you need proof, you only have to look as far as the history books to see these ancient people in their mullet fineness. Other cultures like the Egyptians had headdresses that were designed with a mullet style, and all of the Persian Empire sported curly hair on top and long in the back.
- Q: I love the mullet. I want to sing about it. Are there any songs dedicated to it?
- A: A famous rock band called The Beastie Boys recorded the hit song "Mullet Head" to show their appreciation and ultimate hatred of the mullet.
- Q: My sister told me that mullets aren’t fashionable. Is she wrong?
- A: Absolutely. The popular and trendy magazine Vogue was actually the inspiration for a modern mullet. The French and German versions of Vogue magazine continue to display the mullet hairstyle on their supermodels.
- Q: Someone on the street called me a “mullet head.” What does that mean?
- A: Since 1857, the term “mullet head” has been used as a derogatory form of slang in the United States. While some people mock the mullet and poke fun at the style, true mullet heads have remained loyal to their beloved hairdo.
- Q: Does a mullet head's personality have anything to do with the type of mullet they exhibit?
- A: Of course. Mullet traditionalists are drawn to the timeless, feathered locks. The more rebellious display the beaver paddle look; these forward thinkers are the avant-gardes of the next mullet generation.
- Q: The mullet has extended beyond the lowest rungs of the corporate ladder. Is there a niche amongst the blue-collar, working class?
- A: The mullet's niche is amongst the lowest classes of human society and is there to stay. The mullet has sparked in popularity amongst middle managers, professional wrestlers and others with less than average intelligence.