Sweeney Todd’s Real Barbershop

When I was in Los Angeles a few weeks ago, I drove by quite possibly the greatest and most horrifically-named establishment I have seen recently: Sweeney Todd’s Barber Shop.

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The barbershop is so cleverly named for the musical about a barber who kills his customers and then serves up their dead bodies in the form of (supposedly delicious) meat pies. I’m not sure that naming a barber shop after a barber who murders his clientele was the smartest business move, however, I’m sure a lot of people probably go who are big fans of the show or who have a seriously dark sense of humor. Although if the goal with the gruesome name choice was to be memorable, I’m sure they have more than succeeded with that! Let’s just hope it’s for good reasons…

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