George “The Animal” Steele comes to Rochester to sign his new book on July 16

George "The Animal" Steele the wrestling legend from the 1980's and 90's is coming to The Rochester Barber Shop on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 to sign his new book. According to, "WWE has been home to some of the wildest and most unpredictable Superstars in sports-entertainment history. However, with his trademark green tongue, hairy torso and penchant for eating turnbuckles, George "The Animal" Steele might be the most unorthodox man to step foot in a WWE ring. While he was always … [Read more...]

Earthquake felt in Rochester

Brian Thayer of The Rochester Barber Shop said, "I felt the earthquake in my chair!" He was referring to the 5.9 Richter scale earthquake felt earlier today from New York to Chicago. He said his wife may think he is crazy, but moments before the media reported the event, he felt his barber shop chair rattle and wondered what was happening. The Washington Post reports, "U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed an earthquake struck central Virginia at 1:53 p.m 4 miles south southeast of Louisa, … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Should I Use My Real Name?

Dear Crabby, People always seem to get my name wrong. Should I be correcting them or just let it go? Sincerely, Missy Mixup Dear Ms. Mixup, I have been torn on that issue for quite some time. You see, the wrong name has worked out to my advantage so many times that I am starting to use it for personal gain. It all started for me when I went to The Rochester Barber Shop for the first time to get my hair cut. I had heard that Brian was an excellent classic-style barber and had to get … [Read more...]