Friday, January 18, 2013
Christmas of 2012 gave toupee lovers an extra special gift. John Travolta has been a rug aficionado's dream for years now, but he leaped to a new dimension of cranial astroturfing with his Olivia Newton John reunion video.
Somewhere along Burt Reynolds' road to becoming the Male Dolly Parton, there had to be a breaking point, a point at which the line had been crossed, when he reached the Level Beyond Human. That point was somewhere between The Cannonball Run (1981) and Cannonball Run 2 (1984). This is my documentary evidence:
Here he is in The Cannonball Run - nice toupee, right? Looks pretty good, fairly believable.
Here he is in Cannonball Run 2.
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