America’s favorite hairstyle is back in a big way! Ever since its meteoric rise to superstar status in the 1980s, the mullet has persisted for generations as a cultural touchstone in the hearts and minds of the public. Love it or hate it, there’s no ignoring this one-of-a-kind ’do and its profound sociological significance. Mullet Madness! examines the tumultuous history of the enigmatic American mullet, from its (possible) Neolithic origins to its (questionable) presence atop the mighty Sphinx, from the white powdered mullets of our nation’s founding fathers to the storied coifs of Billy Ray Cyrus, Hulk Hogan, and David Copperfield. Here is everything you need to go from total “neck blanket” amateur to certified mullet connoisseur. Bone up on the finer points of styling and upkeep. Learn to recognize the subtle variety of form so you’ll never confuse a Rattail Mullet with the classic Stingray look. Peruse galleries of iconic mullets from history, sports, movies, TV, music, and everyday Joes (and Janes!). Whether you call it an “Alabama Waterfall,” “Hockey Hair,” “The MacGuyver,” or “the Billy-Ray,” Mullet Madness! will have you reaching for the nearest pair of scissors, a mirror, and a six-pack of beer.