Posts Tagged ‘Hipsters’

A Fascinating Take on Interviewing a Talentless Wonder

Hey, readaz. Ever since I was about ten years old and watching Comedy Central when it was still known as The Comedy Channel, I recognized that the comedian Gallagher’s routine was overly and detrimentally simplistic: he smashed things with a hammer, and people laughed at it. At that age I was waking up to the […]

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A Too-Serious Hipster Takedown

From AdBusters, my senior-year Print Media Design professor’s favorite publication: An artificial appropriation of different styles from different eras, the hipster represents the end of Western civilization – a culture lost in the superficiality of its past and unable to create any new meaning. Not only is it unsustainable, it is suicidal. While previous youth […]

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The OS X Candidate?

This Tuesday is not only Fat, but Super! G and I were discussing the election yesterday, and I noted how Barack Obama’s oft-cited appeal to young, creative types like us — that might be flattery, but hey, we are the target demo — makes me worry that the rest of the country might actually resent […]

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Too Easy, Yet Great

You don’t see these guys living in DC. Some things about New York, I really don’t miss: Though I’d say hipsterism became a parody of itself around 2003 or so, it’s still funny. (Thanks, John.)

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