As some of you know, I’m an admitted hat nut, both for function (warmth, keeping the sun out of my eyes, preventing the rain from fouling my glasses, etc.) and just because I like how they look.
Depending on where I am, where I’m going and what I’m doing, I’ll typically wear either a baseball hat, a wide-brimmed fedora or what my son Bob refers to a “Scottish sheepherder’s hat.” Also, particularly when I go running on a cold day, I’ll occasionally wear an OSU stocking cap or sometimes an Under Armour skull cap; the latter invariably makes Bob accuse me of having a midlife crisis and trying to look like a wannabe gangsta, but whatever — the UA cap is lightweight and breathable and does a great job of helping the iPod earbuds stay in place.
Fascinating though all that is, it’s merely a run-up, of course, to this week’s list: American pop culture’s Top 7 famous hat wearers:
Here’s a link to the blog.
Honorable mention: Hoss Cartwright, Richard Petty, Jim Brown, Carl Kolchak and Magnum P.I.