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hpr2964 :: Bolos and Bowties: Neckwear for Nerds

I talk about ties, at least the kind I like to wear when the occasion calls for it.

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Hosted by Jon Kulp on 2019-12-12 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Style, Fashion, Recycling, Upcycling, Circuit Boards, Ties, Bowties, Bolo Ties, Neck ties.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. | Comments (2).

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It's probably because of a non-conformist streak in me, but I've never liked traditional neckties. In fact I never wanted to wear any ties until I got my first bolo tie, which was sufficiently different from everyone else and easy enough to put on that I decided I could wear bolo ties. I've built a collection of about a dozen of these and they always get positive comments, especially the ones made from recycled circuit boards. Recently I've expanded my horizons to include bowties, which have a more formal appearance and the added nerd factor of being difficult to tie for most people. In this episode I talk about my ties.

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Bolos and Bowties

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Comment #1 posted on 2019-12-12 07:30:20 by Ken Fallon

Yes it is of interest to Hackers

I did not know what a the name of a Bolo was. Who is the guy modelling the ties, because he looks nothing like Jon Kulp in my head.
Comment #2 posted on 2019-12-12 13:13:44 by Jon Kulp

the model

Ken, I know I don't sound so bald-headed on the radio. People are always surprised by this when we meet F2F.

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