â†µWhen You Think "Infamous Hair Swoosh," You Think â†µAlabama â†µâ†µ
â†µIn retrospect, the only thing surprising about this story is that it â†µtook until 2009 for some fey bowtie-wearing Alabama fan with ridiculous â†µhair and an air of old money to post a video of himself talking smack to â†µOle Miss fans, get outed on the internet as a budding male model and bowtie entrepreneur, â†µfield death threats, and end up on the local news: â†µâ†µ
â†µThat's right: "infamous hair swoosh." I bet you a dollar â†µthere are thousands of fantasy football teams and plastic guitar rock â†µbands across the south named "Infamous Hair Swoosh" by this â†µtime next year. â†µâ†µ
â†µJT Bowtie, a.k.a. Taylor Fortinberry, describes himself as a â†µ"fun, outgoing type guy who likes to have fun" which means he â†µshould really be tottering around on five-inch stilettos and â†µcoquettishly describing himself in search of an MRS degree instead of â†µtalking smack on the internet about football, but I guess you take your â†µinternet celebrities where you an find them. The local news describes â†µTaylor as an "Internet Personality," which is the lowest form â†µof personality one can be. Taylor has an interesting definition of â†µoffline humble, saying the Ole Miss game is "going to be â†µclose" mere moments before predicting 'Bama wins by "at least â†µtwo touchdowns." â†µâ†µ
â†µBut let's focus on the real travesty here: as this guy is talking â†µabout the various uncomplimentary things people have said about his â†µhair, he mentions that "every '80s bad guy" gets brought up as â†µa comparison, during which time the TV station is running a clip of Zack â†µMorris. Zack Morris! What is your problem with Saved By The â†µBell, anonymous local news producer? â†µâ†µ
â†µThe comparison to '80s high school villians is dead-on, though: â†µâ†µ
â†µThat's not a parody, it's a parody of a parody: that guy is Tad from â†µthat South â†µPark episode. The most disappointing bit is that this hubbub isn't â†µeven over something good. It's just some guy in sunglasses calling Ole â†µMiss fans white trash, which is tame by the standards of college football fans. â†µâ†µ
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