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The Hodag Mask

For a few years, I’ve sported a big handlebar moustache, which I waxed heavily and curled into a genuine Old Western B-movie villain mustache. It got me lots of compliments, and I’d get told that I looked like the videogame character Wario, or Snidely Whiplash, or Ming the Merciless. Or Anton LaVey, although I don’t recall ever seeing him sporting the handlebars. Anyway, the downside to having the ‘stache was that I had to keep it waxed all the time to keep it out of my mouth, and I can’t stand it when it gets in my mouth. It’s also uncomfortable to have while wearing a mask, and we’re under a mask order now, and will be for at least the next few months. Thus I made the decision to go with comfort and shaved off the mustache.

I met my friend Kerry when I visited Rhinelander, Wisconsin, home of the legendary Hodag. When Kerrie learned about my follicle sacrifice, he promptly sent me two official Hodag medical masks! What do you think? I think I look suave and sophisticated. The masks are so cool, it made losing the mustache worth it.

Read all about my encounter with the Hodag—which is absolutely a real creature; don’t let anyone tell you different!—right here on this site.

By The Evil Cheezman

WAYNE MILLER is the owner and creative director of EVIL CHEEZ PRODUCTIONS (www.evilcheezproductions.blogspot.com, www.facebook.com/evilcheezproductions), specializing in theatrical performances and haunted attractions. He has written, produced and directed (and occasionally acted in) over a dozen plays, most of them in the Horror and Crime genres. His first novel, THE CONFESSIONS OF SAINT CHRISTOPHER: WEREWOLF, is available for purchase at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/734763

MORTUI VELOCES SUNT!

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