A Man We Would Very Much Like to Cut Our Hair

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Swan Songs offers three vignettes of America’s increasingly scant tradesmen.  From Mr. Rogers ex-barber to the last standing champion of mechanical based typesetting, the Americana-drenched series from True/Slant makes us think about what we lost when we stopped using our hands.


Daniel Gumbiner is a student at UC Berkeley. He has lived in Chile and Argentina. He blogs with his brother, David, at smartwool.tumblr.com More from this author →