Friday, August 15, 2008

Peer Review: In Defense of Hipsters

-I probably use the word hipster 800% more than I should on a daily basis, usually in rants about cycle-hipsters or stock college lit-hipsters. While I use the word generously, I never forget the fallacies that accompany any of the impossible to define categories into which we place everyone but ourselves.
-That being said, I was greatly intrigued with this piece by lit blog Threat Quality Press, which examines the nature of the word itself, as well as the dangers that ensue when old people seek to quantify the lifestyles of the young and hip. Check it out.

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