A reader writes:

I’ve been a loyal reader of your blog for going on seven years now and rarely go a day without reading it.  Until now, I have never mustered the courage to write to you, lest my ignorance on the issues you discuss be laid bare.  But I feel compelled at this point to write and make a simple request:  Please, for the love of God, stop with the beards.  Just stop. 

I know it’s your blog and you will write about whatever you want, but I’m sure I’m not the only reader who can’t take it anymore.  You can whine and moan all you like, but in this day and age, beards are for only for you, tragically uncool hipsters, select Hollywood elite, and that unfortunate pitcher on the Giants who didn’t read the directions on his Just For Men bottle properly.

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