Having a beard inducts you into a brotherhood. And in this week's Best of the Web, the running theme is unique ways to support your bearded brothers. Milwaukee portraitist Jessica Kaminski documented the hirsute men in her community – the blue collar workers, Harley Davidson riders, and creatives – and compiled it all into a coffee table book, with $5 of each sale going towards No Shave November. Meanwhile, a man in England made his face a literal conversation piece to remind guys to check themselves for testicular cancer.

And in the vein of community, an LA-based Indie sneaker brand is offering luxury, old-school inspired kicks at unheard of (read: affordable) prices, and the Zeus Team is looking to connect with artists for our next t-shirt!

Read on for more.

Beard On,

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Cosmic Charlie’s in Lexington, Kentucky will be hosting its fifth annual beard competition to raise funds for a local charity. Beards, Bourbon, bands, and burlesque? Count us in. (LexGo)

With the stars of Sundance as a reference, here’s how to detect if your beard is out of control or just tamed enough. (GQ)

An inspired coffee table book with a good cause: Milwaukee-based portraitist Jessica Kaminski documented the bearded men of her hometown for the MKE Beard Book, and $5 of every sale will go to No Shave November. (MKE Beard Book)

This LA-based Indie sneaker label is making upscale versions of old-school kicks that you can actually afford. (GQ)

Zeus is having an open call for artists to collaborate on a new Zeus t-shirt! See our blog for full details. (Zeus Beard Blog)

Paul Mclaughlin went on a unique journey to spread awareness about testicular cancer – he shaved off only one side of his face. Says Mclaughlin, “Some have batted an eyelid, but some people haven’t. That’s the idea, checking what’s right in front of you.” (Gazette Live)