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Guy With Epic Mullet Sues Over Memes

He claims they made him look 'ridiculous'

(Newser) - Ali Mosslmani, better known as the guy in all those mullet memes , is now the guy suing over all those mullet memes. The Australian teenager is suing three media outlets—the Daily Mail Australia, Daily Telegraph, and KIIS radio—claiming they defamed him by posting altered versions of a photo... More »

Why We Hate the Mullet

How did one hairstyle get to be so universally reviled?

(Newser) - Americans and Iranians experienced an unlikely coming-together the other day on one topic: the mullet. Iran’s banning of the hairstyle earned it “not its usual international condemnation but a PR boost,” writes Beth Teitell in the Boston Globe . Inspired by the rare show of unity, she went... More »

Pittsburgh Zoo Seeks Strange Breed: Mullets

Unfortunate hairstyle gets admission discount

(Newser) - The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium lured mullet wearers from far and wide yesterday, offering reduced admission and holding a contest for the best bad head of hair, the AP reports. The winner got a behind-the-scenes tour of the zoo, but runners-up won the more valuable prize: a free haircut.... More »

Anti-Gay-Adoption Org Mixes Lesbian Photos

'Obvious use of stereotype ... as scare tactic': blogger

(Newser) - A Florida group that opposes adoption by gay couples is guilty of using stereotypes in its “scare tactics,” blogger gwen writes for Sociological Images . The Florida Family Policy Council used a photo of an “androgynous-looking, angry, mannish lesbian couple” to alert members that a different pair had... More »

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