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Apr

Ben, St Johns, Auckland
Occupation
Biology teacher
What are you currently listening to?
@Peace, Queens of the Stone Age
Have you had any homebrewing failures?
Not really. Well, one flatmate wears glasses, so does another. And the other one can’t see shit.

Ben, St Johns, Auckland

Occupation

Biology teacher

What are you currently listening to?

@Peace, Queens of the Stone Age

Have you had any homebrewing failures?

Not really. Well, one flatmate wears glasses, so does another. And the other one can’t see shit.

27

Apr

Mark, Newton, Auckland
Occupation
Sound engineer (live)
What are you currently listening to?
The Kinks, "The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society" and their "Singles Collection" which is outstanding.
Who is the best bearded band you have ever mixed?
That’s a hard one… Sinate, Beastwars - there are many more.

Mark, Newton, Auckland

Occupation

Sound engineer (live)

What are you currently listening to?

The Kinks, "The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society" and their "Singles Collection" which is outstanding.

Who is the best bearded band you have ever mixed?

That’s a hard one… Sinate, Beastwars - there are many more.

13

Mar

Glen, Reporoa
Occupation
Software developer
What are you currently listening to?
I’m listening to Captain Murphy which is Flying Lotus' hip hop alias; also Alt-J, Kings of Convenience.
What is Python?
Python, you can read it. It’s like a human language, it’s not like a nerd language. You wanna get shit done? You can just write your code to get shit done.

Glen, Reporoa

Occupation

Software developer

What are you currently listening to?

I’m listening to Captain Murphy which is Flying Lotus' hip hop alias; also Alt-J, Kings of Convenience.

What is Python?

Python, you can read it. It’s like a human language, it’s not like a nerd language. You wanna get shit done? You can just write your code to get shit done.

06

Mar

Nick, CBD, Auckland
Occupation
Co-founder of The BizDojo
What are you currently listening to?
I’m listening to some Vanilla Ice, "Ice Ice Baby"
What could you compare the freedom of having a beard and a scooter to?
I imagine it’s like when you were a small child and it was still cool to take your clothes off and just hang out full nude. It’s like that… but people don’t laugh at your junk.

Nick, CBD, Auckland

Occupation

Co-founder of The BizDojo

What are you currently listening to?

I’m listening to some Vanilla Ice, "Ice Ice Baby"

What could you compare the freedom of having a beard and a scooter to?

I imagine it’s like when you were a small child and it was still cool to take your clothes off and just hang out full nude. It’s like that… but people don’t laugh at your junk.

25

Feb

Josh, Reporoa
Occupation
Senior field technician
What are you currently listening to?
Lots of country - Hank Williams.
What is a pogonophile?
It’s a lady who fizzes out for beards and slips off her seat every time you walk past.

Josh, Reporoa

Occupation

Senior field technician

What are you currently listening to?

Lots of country - Hank Williams.

What is a pogonophile?

It’s a lady who fizzes out for beards and slips off her seat every time you walk past.

15

Feb

Doug, CBD, Auckland
Occupation
Chief Art Editor for an internet porn company, Gentlemen Comics
What are you currently listening to?
Some New Zealand shit, actually: a bit of Prowler, Graves and it wouldn’t be me if I didn’t say my band - the all-ginger Bloodnut.
What are some of the design notes you give artists?
“That dick’s not lubricated enough” or “it looks too dry.” “Boobs are weird shapes” - people not drawing nipples properly.
[Thanks to Hard Luck Cafe]

Doug, CBD, Auckland

Occupation

Chief Art Editor for an internet porn company, Gentlemen Comics

What are you currently listening to?

Some New Zealand shit, actually: a bit of Prowler, Graves and it wouldn’t be me if I didn’t say my band - the all-ginger Bloodnut.

What are some of the design notes you give artists?

“That dick’s not lubricated enough” or “it looks too dry.” “Boobs are weird shapes” - people not drawing nipples properly.

[Thanks to Hard Luck Cafe]

12

Feb

Simon, Reporoa
Occupation
Musician and high school teacher
What are you currently listening to?
I’ve actually been cranking into a bit of The Meters recently as I’m going to New Orleans later in the year. A lot of The Louvin Brothers - so I’m looking into the history of the Deep South.
Who would win in a fight: Nick Cave or Leonard Cohen?
I’d have to go with Leonard Cohen. He’s just that little bit more bitter - a bit more experience on the man.

Simon, Reporoa

Occupation

Musician and high school teacher

What are you currently listening to?

I’ve actually been cranking into a bit of The Meters recently as I’m going to New Orleans later in the year. A lot of The Louvin Brothers - so I’m looking into the history of the Deep South.

Who would win in a fight: Nick Cave or Leonard Cohen?

I’d have to go with Leonard Cohen. He’s just that little bit more bitter - a bit more experience on the man.

05

Feb

Jordan, CBD, Auckland
Occupation
Computer programmer
What are you currently listening to?
A lot of electronic and I come from a heavy metal background - currently into Savant and Anamanaguchi.
What’s the story behind your half-beard?
Going on 10 years ago, one day at university I forgot to shave the stubble off one half of my face; I figured I’d leave it there and get some lols out of my friends but no one notice. So I just left it like that to see how long someone would take to notice and it’s developed into the half-beard style which I have worn every day for the last 10 years.
The record for someone not noticing is probably going on five years: I’ve got some friends that I see fairly regularly, enough to give them the opportunity to notice… My mother took two months to notice and that’s when I was living at home.

Jordan, CBD, Auckland

Occupation

Computer programmer

What are you currently listening to?

A lot of electronic and I come from a heavy metal background - currently into Savant and Anamanaguchi.

What’s the story behind your half-beard?

Going on 10 years ago, one day at university I forgot to shave the stubble off one half of my face; I figured I’d leave it there and get some lols out of my friends but no one notice. So I just left it like that to see how long someone would take to notice and it’s developed into the half-beard style which I have worn every day for the last 10 years.

The record for someone not noticing is probably going on five years: I’ve got some friends that I see fairly regularly, enough to give them the opportunity to notice… My mother took two months to notice and that’s when I was living at home.

02

Feb

Josh, Mt Albert, Auckland
Occupation
Assistant Pictorial Technician at the Auckland Museum
What are you currently listening to?
Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan.
Are there many beards at the museum?
I’m actually the only bearded man at the moment, eh. The Applied Arts curator had an amazing beard and he kind of was my inspiration. He conditions and combs; apparently I don’t condition and comb enough - he touched it and gauged that for himself.

Josh, Mt Albert, Auckland

Occupation

Assistant Pictorial Technician at the Auckland Museum

What are you currently listening to?

Bob DylanBob Dylan, Bob Dylan.

Are there many beards at the museum?

I’m actually the only bearded man at the moment, eh. The Applied Arts curator had an amazing beard and he kind of was my inspiration. He conditions and combs; apparently I don’t condition and comb enough - he touched it and gauged that for himself.

27

Jan

Chris, CBD, Auckland
Occupation
Bar manager
What are you currently listening to?
At the moment, a lot indie. I’m really digging the new Grimes album and still Fleet Foxes and also lots of Mastodon - all about the beard, man.
What are the beard genres?
Pirate metal, beardcore.

Chris, CBD, Auckland

Occupation

Bar manager

What are you currently listening to?

At the moment, a lot indie. I’m really digging the new Grimes album and still Fleet Foxes and also lots of Mastodon - all about the beard, man.

What are the beard genres?

Pirate metal, beardcore.