Browsing Tag

hipsters

Rants, Feelings & Opinions

In Defense of Hipsters

November 23, 2012

Pic @ Sandy Kim By now many of you probably know about the recent New York Times article, “How to Live Without Irony,” by Christy Wampole, since it’s been getting so much attention that it basically exploded the internet. For those of you who don’t, Wampole’s article is a superficial analysis of “hipster” culture in which she scoffs at our generation for its lack of sincerity, and for viewing the world through irony-tinted glasses. Here’s how it begins: “If irony…

Continue Reading...