If you have a full-ish head of hair and love The A-Team, then we've got the deal of the year for you: an East Valley salon is giving people free mohawk haircuts to celebrate the big-screen remount (scheduled to hit theatres on Friday) of the popular 1980s TV series.
The promotion started on Tuesday at The Beauty Spot, located in the Dana Park Village Square shopping center in Mesa. According to store manager Carol Conklin, only "four or five people" have received the hairdo that Mr. T popularized as the Sergeant Bosco "B.A." Baracus character, mostly because "they thought it was funny to do so," says Conklin. She also adds that she's still waiting for a brave woman to go under the hair clippers as an ode to the soon-to-be-screened motion picture.
Why in the heck did Conklin, who came up with the idea for the ten-week-old salon, decide to do this? "I'm anti Sex and the City. It's lame that groups of girls are going to see [Sex and the City 2], but I think it's cool that groups of guys will be going to see The A-Team."
FOX 10 News must think it's cool, too, because they'll be doing a live spot this morning at The Beauty Spot, according to Conklin. So if you want to pity the fools that will be getting edged up, tune in to channel 10 around 8:45 a.m. Better yet, be one of those fools and get the '80s 'do for free.
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The dealio runs through the weekend at The Beauty Spot in Mesa, 1660 South Val Vista Drive (northwest corner of Val Vista Drive and Baseline Road). Mohawk hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Call 480-633-5839.