Most often associated with French philosophers and critical theorists of the postmodern persuasion. A serious turn-on for academia-philes and often used self-consciously by university professors to get young impressionable burgeoning postmodernist and poststructuralist female students into the sack. Or in Michel Foucault's case, young (and old) impressionable boys.

Also, a very comfortable way to go. Baldness is low mantinence and black is always fashionable. This outfit doubles for French philosophers and bank robber. Mask on, bank robber, mask off French philosopher. Kind of like Superman, glasses on, Clark Kent, glasses off, Superman. Makes you wonder, doesn't it?

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