It’s Movember, Beards of Denver faithful, and to kick it off right we bring you a magnificent, yet modest, mustache! Meet Macon, who has been growing his stellar ‘stache for over two years. Originally from Houston, Macon’s been a Coloradoan since 2001 and a Denverite since 2007. He told us the best part of sporting his ‘stache is that people buy him drinks all the time, and the worst part is that everyone wants to talk about it (guilty as charged) particularly bros, kids, and cougars (why are we not surprised about the cougars? Look at that face!) In fact, Macon’s been beckoned by cougars who asked him if mustache rides are free. Ladies, take note: Please buy the gentleman a drink first!
While most people admire his mustache, occasionally bros are aggressive; he even got called out on the 16th Street mall recently. Obviously, that person needed to feel the ‘stache love! Speaking of love, Macon said his sweethearts are a fan of his ‘stache, and are always surprised at how soft it is, which may be due to the fact he waxes it almost everyday with mustache wax a friend gave him called Mr. Mustard’s Magnificent Magical Mustache Manicuring Miracle Wax (say that five times fast), which he keeps in his pocket right next to his Altoids. We love that dedication to the ‘stache.
Macon’s mom and sis like his ‘stache more than when he had his beard, as they want to see those gorgeous cheekbones! Understandable, ladies. Macon told us when he rocked his beard it was really wiry, but he figured it was a good way to find a great lady: If a girl loved him with his big, wiry, ridiculous beard she must really love him. We’re just glad at least the ‘stache lives on.
Besides growing that superb ‘stache, Macon is a professional musician, playing upright bass and guitar in a few bands in town, including the wonderful band Paper Bird (who we’re big fans of here at Beards of Denver). Additionally, he just started a record label, Collectible Records, which had its first release the end of September. He also dabbles in landscaping, carpentry, and soon pedi-cabbing. We predict people will be lining up to get a pedi-cab ride from this ‘stache! If you see Macon around, perhaps just give him a knowing nod of appreciation; he likes that his ‘stache is well-received but doesn’t always need to talk about it. Duly noted, and most appreciated. Thanks Macon!