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Glenn O'Brien is the editor of "The Cool School: Writing from America's Hip Underground"

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The Original Hipsters

(18) Comments | Posted November 6, 2013 | 7:40 AM

There were always hipsters, going back to Socrates and Diogenes at least, but the modern hipster became solidified as a social archetype after the war, the big one, ended, and everybody started to pick out their own clothes and catch up on liberal arts and jazz. A hipster was a...

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