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HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' sparks demand for men's retro haircut
If the twentysomething guy from the mailroom, your waiter at Mozza and hipster music moguls all seem to be sporting the same haircut — trimmed buzz-cut short on the sides, left long on the top and swept back from the forehead — it's not your imagination. It's "Boardwalk Empire." Or, more precisely, it's a throwback haircut from Prohibition-era America, reintroduced in all its dapper disheveledness by Michael Pitt's James "Jimmy" Darmody character on the Martin Scorsese HBO series.
By Adam Tschorn
January 22, 2012