Keeping on the hipster theme, i thought this was an interesting example of cultural discourse. A pretty objective dialogue that really frames the public opinion about "counterculture" and the sociological concept of "us" versus "other". Whether you are a hipster lover, hater or are one yourself (whether you assume the label or not) it's an … Continue reading What Is A Hipster?
It seems that the irony of irony-loving hipster culture is the media that caters to it: accepting a fate of perpetual self-deprecation and tongue-in-cheek consumption. Hipsters might not call themselves by name in public or amongst friends - and may even in some cases deny their hipster-ness. But for the most part, they are a … Continue reading The Irony of Hipster Media
There used to be this blog I followed called "Stuff White People Like". One of said "stuff" was "irony". Ukeleles hadn't made it to thelist yet, but I am sure it would make the cut now. How is it that the tiny guitar made it to the top of the adorkable accessory list? I think … Continue reading Rock Out With Your Ukelele Out