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Interactive video lesson plan for: Fear not the cutting of hair!

Activity overview:

I've often been surprised by how terrified people seem to be of cutting hair. I recall once in the Newcastle Students' Union Building that I demonstrated how easy it is by getting a pair of scissors out of my pocket and cutting off a lock of my hair. The girl I was talking to actually screamed.

The special effects in this one didn't work as intended. I thought it would look funny if I got a dirty rough-edged mirror and added a sumptuous bathroom in the background with a green-screen. Unfortunately, the green-screening was worse than usual, and made the picture fuzzy and distracting even after a lot of noise-removal effects were applied. If I removed the background completely, though, this would leave some viewers wondering why I didn't just clean the mirror, or why I have a bright-green bathroom. Starting with it and then removing it served as a second gag, so I'm hoping that I got away with it. I can't reshoot the video, because I've now got short hair.


Tagged under: haircut,hairstyle,barber,hair,dresser,cheap,barnet,salon,cutting

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