On March 5, 2015, by AMI Staff

On Monday, March 9, which commemorates the passing of William Howard Taft — the last Mustached American President — the American Mustache Institute and City of Pittsburgh officials will unveil the inaugural class of the International Mustache Hall of Fame ( While the International Mustache Hall of Fame will initially be virtual, a search for [...]

Discriminatory Walt Disney Co. Policy Falls to Intense Pressure from AMI

On January 24, 2012, by AMI Staff

After an intense, 10-year lobbying effort by the American Mustache Institute, for the first time in nearly 60 years employees of The Walt Disney Co. will not face violations to their civil liberties nor roadblocks to improved good looks as the company announced Monday it would allow employees at its two U.S. theme-park resorts to [...]

GoateeSaver Embrasses a Nation

On August 22, 2011, by AMI Staff

AMI spent a fair amount of time last week discussing, quite sadly, goatees. We brought you the news that ESPN’s Bill Simmons has weakened himself with one. And we also finally found an acceptable goatee on the face of Jim Dalrymple. Never the less, facial hair academics know that the goatee traditionally represents the “Spousal [...]

AMI Finds Goatee Worthy of Praise On Face of Jim Dalrymple

On August 19, 2011, by AMI Staff

American Mustache Institute followers and the Mustached American community overall are familiar with the scholarly position on goatees. In short, it represents that halfway meeting point between the utter weakness of the clean shaven and the sheer, unbridled power of the Mustached American. It’s where your wife says, “You know honey, I’m not sure I [...]

TWIRFH: Redskins Dan Snyder Greets Fan With Goatee

On August 3, 2011, by AMI Staff

Despite hailing from Chicago, I am an avid Washington Redskins fan. As such, today I launch a new feature on the AMI blog called “This Week In Redskins Facial Hair” or TWIRFH. And we encourage you to send us periodic updates in fur about your favorite team to We begin TWIRFH with this photo [...]