She flew in on Hair Force One?

May 24, 2011

Come on into Air Force One, sir. You’re the new hairdresser here to style the first lady’s hair for the big trip?

Yes, I am. I must admit I was a little surprised to be called in for such a big job.

We don’t have many options left. Ms. Obama is VERY particular about her hair, and often if she’s unhappy with the results, the stylist…

Gets fired?

No. Totally disappears from the face of the earth. So, what is your name again?


Okay, Lamar, here are your tools, approved by the Secret Service. Toy plastic scissors and a styling comb with most of the teeth removed.

Do you have any ideas? Did you bring some beauty magazines or anything?

No, just this Woody Woodpecker comic book I’m reading.

Well, just do your best. Believe me, you’ll know right away what she thinks of it.

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Top : U.S. first lady Michelle Obama after arriving with her husband President Barack Obama at Dublin Airport, in Dublin, Ireland  May 23, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Right: Woody Woodpecker

Left: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama makes a point as she talks to children about health and fitness during a visit to an elementary school in Silver Spring, Maryland May 19, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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She would fit in on a catwalk with hair like that… 11/04/25/im-just-putting-on-my-eye-makeu p-honey/

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

There is something about Michelle.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Poor Lamar. I can just hear what Michelle said to her SS agents: “This matter is best disposed of over water . . . from great height.”

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

@Ifly: At least it didn’t get on her dress…

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

How many people did the Woody Woodpecker laugh in their heads? Or perhaps out loud if they felt so inclined? Come on now, show of hands!

@Jazz, Mrs. Obama seems to have a better grasp on how to conduct herself around the Presidential staff aboard Air Force One than previous administrations.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Oops Michelle didn’t kneel for Queen. Looks like she *knows* now, you go girl! đŸ˜€

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

Eerily reminiscent of me and my bed head.

Posted by uncarastus | Report as abusive

HaHaHaHAHa! HaHaHaHAHa! Hahahaha!

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

So did they screeen ‘The Artist’ on Ear Fours Won, or does Lamar also do the hair for Alexandra Lamy?

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

Between The Donald and Michelle, it’s been quite a hair-raising week or so. Does anyone remember Howard Cosell and his toupee troubles? Ah, those were the days!

Posted by Moonshine | Report as abusive

:) I did Ifly.

Mrs O is lucky her eyelashes stayed glued on though, it’s been REALLY windy here this week.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

it def looks like her hair could be a nice big bird nest…are there eggs in there?

Posted by beerweasel | Report as abusive

Mrs. O might want to borrow one of Her Majesties hats next time.

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

Was Lamar listening to Elvis while he read his Woody Woodpecker comic?

I am so glad you ran the Woody photo as my first thought was of an alien popping out of her head. I hate it when that happens, don’t you?

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

Spinni, you keep on insisting that good old horse toothed adulterer Chuck is the the coolest leader in the world. Could you tell us why you think he is?

Posted by uncarastus | Report as abusive

Inspired by @Spin, a haiku as well…

Michelle, cherie belle,
Your hair is pointing to me,
Can we meet tonight?

Posted by flamenquito | Report as abusive

Wow, I would imagine that when FLOTUS has a bad hair day, heads roll. Maybe she IS going for the Woody Woodpecker look. Better that than the Woody Harrelson look.

@Jazz, @ifly, nicely played.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

@crowgirl: so glad you mentioned the eyelashes. Is that now world-leader-lady protocol? Do any leader dudes follow suit? Don’t know why I feel an uneasiness: used to wear ’em myself in my teens….

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive

Mr.Pilot, that was hilarious!!
Though, I agree with CG, it is pretty windy out here… so, I wouldnt really go over this with a fine toothcomb…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

The idea of glueing stuff to my eyes scares me.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

@ifly: Just watched There’s Something About Mary yesterday, and “there’s something about michelle” comment above is realllly well put. Great thought!

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

FYI, it’s been five days and Lamar hasn’t been heard from since…

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive