In a happier April Michael Moorcock’s foolishness would have been the headline. The moderators of Moorcock’s Miscellany claimed —
He [Moorcock] told us in a phone call over Easter that he finally gave in to Linda’s complaints that he steadily reminded her of that Rowling creation “Dumbledore”.
Result: Last Friday Mike shaved his beard! The Moorcocks intend to undergo a trial period of about six months after which they’ll decide on the permanency of this drastic change .
[Thanks for the link to David Klaus, via Ansible Links.]