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San Diego Reader  |  Staff  |  09-03-2015  |  Advice

Year of the Fight Clubnew

Why hipsters love boxing and boar-hunting.
East Bay Express  |  Rachel Swan  |  12-21-2011  |  Culture

Hipster or Homeless?new

"Hipster or Homeless" creator Parker Ruhstaller, a self-proclaimed Internet addict, chats about his viral baby and some of his favorite hipster things.
SF Weekly  |  Stephanie Echeveste  |  07-01-2011  |  Culture

Look at This Fucking Hipster Weddingnew

Marching down the aisle with mustache parties, woodland creatures, and letterpress — lots and lots of letterpress.
Boston Phoenix  |  Eugenia Williamson  |  05-26-2011  |  Culture

The African Zeitgeist: Bassekou Kouyate, Tradition and Innovationnew

While hipster America's romance with West African music may not last long, a live look at the source is long overdue (in fairness, there aren't a lot of options). There's no better opportunity than with Malian Bassekou Kouyate.
The Portland Mercury  |  Andrew R Tonry  |  03-11-2010  |  Profiles & Interviews

Through Being Coolnew

If even McDonald's is making fun of hipsters now, the pretentious shits who live to be in the know about the latest band, boutique or blog — and, more importantly, to make sure everybody else knows they're in the know — are officially just this side of irrelevant.
Houston Press  |  Chris Gray  |  03-17-2009  |  Music

The End of the Hipsternew

Dragged into the daylight, the youth culture that would not be named has finally been named, branded, marketed, and sold. Time to move on? Whatever.
NOW Magazine  |  Joshua Errett  |  12-12-2008  |  Culture

Chicago Dispatch: Obama's Indie Uprisingnew

As I stood in Grant Park with hundreds of thousands of fervent Obama supporters, it was hard not to wonder if all the rhetoric might be true. Was I, a Canadian interloper in Obama-land, about to witness the birth of a new America? Was a younger, more vital force taking over the country?
NOW Magazine  |  Ben Spurr  |  11-10-2008  |  Commentary

Trendzilla: Babies for Obama!new

Instead of pastel pinks and powder blues, has been selling its unique range of baby and toddler clothing since 2003 -- lately it's Baby Wit's political tees that have been receiving the most attention.
OC Weekly  |  Vickie Chang  |  10-14-2008  |  Fashion

Olympic Hypsterianew

How skimpy running shorts and nerdy headbands bridged a great cultural divide—without even trying.
New York Press  |  Juliana Bunim  |  08-07-2008  |  Sports

Scott Douglas' Memoir is a Love Story to Public Librariansnew

His librarian vignettes are entertaining, scenes of crazy patrons and even crazier co-workers. But while everyone can relate to stories about neighborhood characters and Office Space-esque bureaucracy, Douglas' humor can take them only so far.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Tina Plottel  |  07-08-2008  |  Nonfiction

Hipster Homicide: Rayo Casablanca Explains What's Killing Him About The Scenenew

Set in Williamsburg, Hipsters takes off at breakneck speed with a snarl of characters and lifestyles. "I can't tell you how many times people have told me that they really liked reading about hipsters getting whacked," Casablanca says.
Charleston City Paper  |  Alli Marshall  |  07-02-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Ben Nugent Reveals the Truth: Nerds Defy Definitionnew

American Nerd plays out as part vindication, part apology, and it relates his personal experiences to a range of social, political and historical images and ideas.
New York Press  |  Jerry Portwood  |  05-15-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Sojourn Church: Conservative Christianity Paraded as Hip Youth Culturenew

In its purest form, Sojourn is a Southern Baptist church. Pastors counsel a strict adherence to scripture, which means abortion is murder, men are the natural-order leaders and homosexuality is a sin from which gays need to be converted and redeemed. That doesn't usually go with pearloid buttons and horn-rimmed glasses.
LEO Weekly  |  Stephen George  |  04-11-2008  |  Religion

Hips of Steelnew

How do kids too cool for exercise keep the winter pounds off?
The Village Voice  |  Nick Sylvester  |  01-10-2006  |  Sports

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