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October 27, 2009

Okay cheerleaders, I think we can learn something from the fashion industry.

As many of you know, some design houses have started using dog groomers to style hair for their fashion shows, trying to cut costs in these difficult times.

So now we’re trying the same thing to get our cheerleaders ready to perform.

But we’re going to push the envelope a bit here. Not only will we be trying some nice doggie hairdos – see the upper left combo – but we’re also asking our groomers to get ideas wherever they can from nature.

Girls, line up for your turn with the stylist. Lamar, back that tanker truck of hair spray into the stadium, and hook up the big hose. This is gonna be like Pompeii!

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Upper combo: Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleader performs at NFL football game between the Buccaneers and New England Patriots at Wembley Stadium in London, October 25, 2009. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Briard, American Kennel Club photo.

Lower combo: Tampa Bay cheerleaders perform at Wembley Stadium in London, October 25, 2009. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

A squirrel eats a nut at Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, October 27, 2009. REUTERS/ Michaela Rehle

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Can anybody get me tickets for Hair?

Posted by CAM | Report as abusive

You better be careful Blog Guy – it’s almost as if this is become a fashion blog.

Posted by Little Miss Random | Report as abusive

Hair’s to you Blog Guy.

It’s not everyone who can associate a squirrel having a nut to sexy cheerleaders.

Posted by Dave | Report as abusive

Seiously Basler…. can we NOT do anything more with fashion?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Robert, you can disguise it all you want, but it just comes out naturally: you are really paid by hair spray manufacturers who want to get this “guerrilla” marketing thing going and start a trend, right?!?

You know, I’m just naturally gifted to spot out conspiracies, like the one I was mentioning a couple of posts ago about white hats and death panels!

Posted by M | Report as abusive

Though I like that collage you have gathered… :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Thanks Shra, but they’re not collage – they’re NFL….

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

NFL squirrels? NFL hair spray? National Fashion League?

Posted by Vlad | Report as abusive

And here I was thinking they might be doing yet another remake of “Hairspray”…

Posted by SilverHakai | Report as abusive

I meant the collage of pics, Bob

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I know you did, Shra. I was pretending I thought you were saying they were COLLEGE cheerleaders. It was supposed to be funny, but obviously failed.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Blame it on the weather, Bob… I find my acute sense of detecting sarcasm draining away…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive