The LA Times tightens up the fashion sense of this year's Nobel winners.
"We understand that winning such a prestigious award, especially for work on stem cells, is enough to buy anyone some leeway when it comes to respect, but even that has its limits. Here, Capecchi, an Italian-born U.S. citizen, accepts the honoris causa degree in medical biotechnologies from the University of Bologna. We understand that college ceremonies require the gown, so there's the leeway. But what's with the hat? He looks like Chef Boyardee's evil cousin."
"And here is Gore trying to dress down for his appearance at the Live Earth concert in New Jersey last summer. We know that Gore has long preached the virtues of recycling, but it appears that Mr. Environment took his old vinyl records and melted them down to make this shirt. At the very least, he could have pulled out the tails and spared us the sight of that belt, which looks as if it was stolen from Bret Michaels' closet."