RR Anderson, DIY Cultural Arts Specialist

Jun. 24, 2008 at 7:15pm

Izenmania's New Look

MS Paint artist reconstruction

spotted on the 57 bus. 

The Beard is gone...

replaced with Bowler / Derby Hat


comments [12]  |  posted under community, fashion, hats, people


by tacomachickadee on 6/24/2008 @ 8:25pm
No way ...

Are you yanking our collective chain?

The hair is gone too?

I sense a London influence? Eh? (That's a statement without good or bad judgment since I've only seen it in MS Paint and assuming you also could be in a friggin' play or something. The insinuated jacket has me wondering ...)

Speak up Iz.

by tacomachickadee on 6/24/2008 @ 8:50pm
OK ... I've now seen photos. Damn! The Daring Izenmania is now unrecognizable.

by KevinFreitas on 6/24/2008 @ 9:48pm
And dashing. Though I can't join in this Friday I wish him much luck with his stylish reveal at Frost Park.

by Heather on 6/24/2008 @ 11:07pm
Wait, I saw him without the beard, but is his hair cut also??

by izenmania on 6/24/2008 @ 11:19pm
It's difficult to tell for certain. I mean, the sketch is unrevealing, and RR's description only mentions the loss of beard. Who can say, really?

by sillypunk on 6/25/2008 @ 12:09am
London influence here: it was not us! We are not responsible for The Change. We were frightened of The Change and lobbied against it! However, as his appearance is not up for democratic vote, our lobbying was in vain.

However, now we feel he looks rather dapper :)

by beerandhotdogs on 6/25/2008 @ 7:23am
I spotted a freshly shorn Izenman last week, and oddly enough, a hairy growth has appeared on my face. He told me his old beard is now infesting local faces at an alarming rate.

Joe Izenman...giver of facial hair to Tacoma.


by izenmania on 6/25/2008 @ 7:33am
Theyre like seeds. I keep the shavings in a bag and either plant them or toss them to the wind when no-one is looking.

It's a service, dear Tacoma. And it is FREE.

by KevinFreitas on 6/25/2008 @ 8:40am
Johnny Facialseed. Ick.

by intacoma on 6/25/2008 @ 8:46am
thats a porno name forsure

by NineInchNachos on 6/25/2008 @ 8:59am
At first I did not recognize Izenmania... I spotted the guy from a mile away but I did not recognize him as Izenmania (for you see each bowler derby gives off a unique space/time signature ).

As this mystery person stepped through the crowd... i began to realize he was making his way to me! Why me? Did I know this person? Had members of the old Soapy Smith gang finally discover a way through the time portal and come to exact their revenge?
Soapy Smith Gang

My fingers nervously tightened around the 1940's 3 foot hand Miter Box Saw I was carrying back to H.Q. when the man spoke: "Hello RR"

Izenmania. The voice pattern matched. He had changed his appearance. But why?

by NineInchNachos on 6/25/2008 @ 9:02am
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