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  • May 31 @ 6:54am
Kisstache

So this is the end, right?

The story goes: In 2009, Renaud, jnonfiction and Sethro convinced me to participate in the last Whiskerino. We attended the Throwdown and I met some cool people that I never expected to see again IRL.

Last year an unofficial lurker found my photos with some friends and followed the link to my facebook page to message me. I consulted with Andrew and he advised I just go with it.

And much like these facial hair expos, I did just that. I tried to 'bring it' as much as I could and almost a year to the day later, I said my sad goodbyes to my Detroit friends and moved to Nashville where I've since re-connected with those familiar beards and moustaches I thought I'd never see again.

So I'm starting a new life with these friends and most importantly, AliciaRosie & her daughter Charlie and I have every one of you to thank for that. Mackle thanks for this crazy, creative exercise thing I got to be a part of - so many great and unexpected things have come out of these experiences.

Renaud, Andrew, jnonfiction Sethro I miss you guys like crazy and thanks for everything. I think you know what i mean.

And yeah, I got a little choked up writing this.




p.s. In a shameless plug, you can follow the further online adventures of Myself, Andrew, Davis, Renaud and a bunch of guests over at Boss Battle: The Comic

Comments

Lurky Parka says:
You are the epitome of "winning". See ya round friend.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 6:57am -
Western Dave says:
your groundhog goatee pics still bring a smile to my face. thanks for 'bringing it' the past few years. you, like those you mentioned, are a scholar and gentleman.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 6:59am -
Eric says:
You bring it. You have brung it. It has been brought. Thanks for the cat videos and such.

See you around the internet, friend.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:00am -
The Straub says:
Neighbor! I had a great time hanging out with you on Friday and Saturday. It's been one hell of a time the past year plus. I expect awesomes from you out in internet land. Awesomes of else.

I'll be seeing you around
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:00am -
Hodges says:
You ate definitely the man. I have loved your presence on this site and am ad I got to hang out with you at the bash. And I will always have your a$$ in my face captured for posterity's sake! Haha! Wish you two the best!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:02am -
brokenchopstick says:
To re-use a message from one of your own photos: CLAME.

All the best and thanks for bringing the entertainment!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:02am -
Robfrenzy says:
It has been a pleasure growing and showing with you the past couple years. Have fun in Nashville and I'm sure we will see each other again someday.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:03am -
Senator Johnson says:
Well, sir, Nashville is glad to have you. Thanks for another month of killer pics. Most importantly, thanks for making it acceptable for grown-ass men to rock shorty shorts in a public forum. You've earned my respect.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:04am -
Lady Raymerian says:
while dokcrush and i didn't meet over mustache may, it's been such a huge part of our relationship(just click his name or check out his stuff from last year). which is why i vowed to not let it die. join us over at CLAME, it's not as awesome as this site, but creativity and staches and love will still reign.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:04am -
Lady Raymerian says:
also, this shot reminds me a lot of CLAME
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:05am -
teenagerobot says:
we miss you too, bro.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:12am -
Binkleberry says:
SHAME HIM!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:15am -
Binkleberry says:
But seriously, you'll always be my Moustache Mayor . . . *wink*
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:16am -
Chinese Wildman says:
It was great getting to know you better this go-around. Thanks to you and your fine lady for the hospitality you showed to Straub and I. I had a blast.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:18am -
miss_tache stands by awkwardly while Binkleberry and miguelito get all Bromantic.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:30am -
andy says:
It's been a pleasure! Great getting to know you and Alicia. Let's get together soon.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:41am -
mooka says:
@Migs - you're a talented and hilarious fellow and I would love to meet you and AliciaRosie live and person. Perhaps we could have a dance party or a wrestling match or something along those lines. I will be tuning in to BossBattle to be sure! Thank you.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:45am -
kimmie says:
you and binkleberry need to get a room!

Love ya, migs
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:46am -
the Velvet Hustle says:
Your pics have been amazing this year and last. Very rad meeting you at the bash. Hope to run into you in Cool Springs or around town soon.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:55am -
jnonfiction says:
Back to Detroit. Bring the family. We need you.

I'm sure Nashville needs you too.

Love,
Joshua
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:01am -
Pip says:
Having you 2 hours away seems almost like a present I get to open every day.

We'll see you this summer. And next fall. And always.

Take care of that lady of yours. She's a keeper.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:13am -
Ozzy Nelson says:
It has been awesome, but I must say that I am not a fan of how this photo is cropped.

Come see us at the brewery.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:17am -
ThatGuy says:
Man, it has been a real pleasure sharing w'rino and mm with you. You are a hilarious and good hearted person. It was a pleasure to meet you briefly at the beard bash, and since n'ville is much closer than detroit, we may cross paths again. Great to hear about the addition of aliciarose to your life. It's been a pleasure meeting her thoughout the month as well. Good luck in your new adventure. Hope to see you again. PEACE.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:44am -
alijoon says:
Wait, you didn't start in 2007?

Also, you're crazy.

Also, super job.

Also, regarding my first comment, clame.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:54am -
derble says:
You are one of, if not, the biggest success stories of this site. So awesome that you met your lady via this forum.

Not to mention, you stormed in outta no where and started blowing our minds with photos, then totally hogged ALL of the awesome on GGD.

We will hang very soon.

Your friend, Derble.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 9:03am -
yourfavorite says:
For reals comment coming later, till then, clame
RE: your question to chinese wildman.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 9:04am -
Capn J says:
Man, I've super-enjoyed your work and witty banter. See ya around town!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 10:04am -
Vanbert says:
you are a silly silly man. keep the short shorts alive. let's hang out sometime, i feel like we will and should even though we are miles apart.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 10:08am -
Mackle says:
I am pleased beyond words to know that I helped cultivate (in some tiny part) the bonding of you two. I hate that I took you away from Team Renaud but I think you're reaping the benefits.

You always brought a phenomenal, zany, over the top creativeness to this whole thing and I was always jealous that you had such great ideas.. with such perfect execution. You win at this and I look forward to follow along on the BOSS Battle.

Hit me up for beers sometime.. we need to make your Nashville residency a great excuse to hang out!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 10:12am -
lactarded says:
i'm beyond excited that we finally had the catch to meet this weekend. you are an incredible force of nature and i know that we will surely see each other again. you know where to find me!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 10:35am -
Jason says:
Team RENAUD forever. Thanks for being awesome, see you around the bend.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 11:17am -
revgoomba says:
BOSS:BATTLE FTW!!!!!!!!!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 1:13pm -
Dschonn says:
I was confused when you showed up and were not the Miguelito that came before, but that was soon replaced by delight and bemusement at your photos. You've added yourself to my list of reasons to visit Nashville, and I hope to make the trip someday sooner rather than later. You're a very reliable source of ridiculousness.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 4:19pm -
Finn MacCool says:
Amazing story and I'll definitely be checking out the new comic.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 4:25pm -
Aliciarosie says:
nothing i can really say other than clame, my darling.

Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 4:26pm -
Aliciarosie says:
oh yeah and i love you and stuff.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 4:26pm -
Aliciarosie says:
just kidding, there's no stuff about it.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 4:27pm -
Aliciarosie says:
just love
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 4:27pm -
Aliciarosie says:
also ( o Y o )
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 4:27pm -
Another Rachel says:
Well, I'll keep my eye out for you around the area, but yeah, I probably won't recognize you unless you have a beard or at least a mustache. hahaha...

Cool story up above by the way!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 4:46pm -
MoustacheofDeath says:
Great seeing your shots every day and enjoying your energy in the comments. Ok, so uncle armando freaked me out a little, but hey!

You got a girl and a moustache? That's a great double. Enjoy them both.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 4:55pm -
Slor says:
Dude, it's totally awesome that you moved to Nashville. We must have more adventures.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 5:34pm -
Brian says:
Your photos were so good all month. I don't know where you came up with half the sh**t you did but it was so wonderful to watch. I am following and look forward to seeeing what happens in the future.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 6:37pm -
zackle says:
Derp.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 6:47pm -
zackle says:
What if that was it, my final comment limited to one word?
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 6:48pm -
zackle says:
Or even one comment?
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 6:48pm -
zackle says:
I'm so glad we got to bro out in California. The transition from internet friends to real friends is always a treat, unless things get weird.

No weirdness here at all. Just regular dudes.

Anyhow, I look forward to hanging out again (hopefully sooner than later). Feel free to bring the rest of Nashville with you next time you come out. I can arrange for some bunk beds.

Take care, bro.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 6:53pm -
hankbobs says:
Yes, I was just hiding around this year, so sorry I couldn't be a part. You know how it is, just trying to keep titties on my titties, and titties on my d***. You killed it this year though, I stumbled onto many of your photos in the brief moments I could check in. Take care dude, keep being awesome
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:08pm -
Andrew says:
You know, it's interesting that we have these farewells on whiskersites every time they shut down. And yet we keep talking IRL every day even if it's just on the internets. Never mignored. Not never.

You're real AND good people, and talented as shit. You know it, and so does everyone who gets to share even a few moments of your time. I'm glad I'm able to monopolize those spare moments with the most ridiculous inane shit and you seemingly can't get enough of entertaining my insane whimsy by drawing what probably seems to most like it comes from someone in the depths of depravity.

We both know we're going to keep talking and hanging out and we're both going to be better for it. Even if we're in different states and places in life, we're always going to "get" each other. We're like brothers except I'm part Jew and you're part Mexican. It makes for a good team. Spicy matzooooooos and manischewitz sangrias.

"Night Man, sneaky and mean. Spider inside my dreams, I think I love you."
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:19pm -
Andrew says:
Also. As soon as Lisa's done with school I'm going to initiate Project: Nashvegas.

Wait and see. I want our ladies to be friends and give use an excuse to hang out as much as possible.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:21pm -
Stachtastic! says:
thanks for all the shots here and on GGD, they have been amazing, and you pull it off SOOOOOO friggin well... Thank you for everything, and i can't wait to follow the BOSS BATTLE! Good Journey!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:27pm -
mrs. hungarian says:
You and Alicia are so treasureful! please hug yourselves for eternity for us!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 7:45pm -
Boaz says:
Migs, you and Alicia take care of each other. It's been a pleasure hangin and sangin. See ya'lls around the ville!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:02pm -
pseudonymous says:
you're awesome. I'm glad to have met you and to have shared the last two years with you.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:03pm -
yourfavorite says:
You are an incredible dancer and have done awesome things here. Thanks for all the good times friend. You will be missed.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:07pm -
wondermade says:
I love this story, and I love even more than in a few weeks I make get to continue to be a part of it.
I'm glad you joined up then and stayed a part through now. Because MM wouldn't be the same without you.
Peace.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:12pm -
specialshoes says:
so, i've found my self on your last pic three times now...trying to figure out what to say.

you are one of the raddest folks i've met through all of this awesomeness! the whiskerino throwdown will be one of the highlights of my life. thanks for making the last two years so awesome!

I look forward to interwebs radness from you and andrew and I hope that our paths will cross IRLs again soon.

If you are ever in the mid-Atlantic let me know...you will always have a place wherever I am.

Take care, Migs!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:13pm -
Hungarian Moustache says:
Such a pleasure spending some time with you in Nashville. We will be back.. count on it.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:40pm -
Easy Rider says:
Thanks for helping to make this one of the most fun things I have ever done!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 9:14pm -
sMOUSTACHErman says:
bye bye

twas fun
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 9:21pm -
Shablazm says:
You're an awesome stacher. Take care.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 9:44pm -
hale says:
it is sad that we've not really gotten to know each other. but there is still time for that. congrats on your happiness and for being an awesome dude. take care migs.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 10:14pm -
Chief Mcstache says:
It was really great to meet you! Your a great couple! Take care.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 10:47pm -
jeremy says:
Awesome story. I hadn't realized it ran that deep. It's been a true pleasure following your photos throughout the last few years. Take care guys!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 11:04pm -
justjamey says:
That is an amazing story! I found my gal during Whiskerino, and while I knew who she was beforehand, she definitely was unofficially lurking in a similar manner. Awesome stuff.

Let's hang out in the future!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 11:24pm -
Ace says:
you are so weird.


































but i kinda like it. ok bye.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 11:57pm -
alijoon says:
Ace, loves it. I sure do.
Posted: Jun 1st, 2011 - 12:38am -
jnonfiction says:
I love you too.
Posted: Jun 1st, 2011 - 5:38am -
Twisted Sistare says:
Nice work, Miguelito. You have had some amazing shots. Thank you.
Posted: Jun 1st, 2011 - 6:15am -
gunsmoke says:
I've been totally blown away by your creativity. You're super talented, and a super great guy. At least, as far as I can tell from what goes on here in internetted moustache land. And your MM love story is boss. Hope things are consistently awesome for you.
Posted: Jun 1st, 2011 - 7:26am -
PAT says:
You brought on hell of a month. And for that i salute you.

take care.
Posted: Jun 1st, 2011 - 11:14am -
Grower&Shower says:
It's been an incredible journey. Looking forward to keeping up with you and your artistic endeavors.
Posted: Jun 1st, 2011 - 6:32pm -
Site closed!
Unfortunately, Moustache May can't last forever.. the site is closed until 2011.