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Hipster Counterculture Not Unique

The Daily Collegian | Posted 05.13.2012 | College
The Daily Collegian

America relies on the youth to be impassioned, outraged, inspired. We're supposed to embrace high ideals and rage against the authorities that threaten those deals. Well, I'm sorry, but I don't trust the hipsters to do that.

Police in Georgia Evict Anti-Wal-Mart Occupiers

Al Norman | Posted 05.12.2012 | Business
Al Norman

The cops in one southern city were busy this past week cleaning a group of Occupiers from the front steps of City Hall in the middle of the night.

Adidas Releases Cowboyboot Sneaker Hybrid Shoe

Posted 03.07.2012 | Latino Voices

These Adida's cowboyboot-tennis-shoe hybrids could be yours for just three hundred dollars. Adidas says they'll "get you rodeo-ready with their hy...

Here's Why American Apparel Is Losing The Hipster Vote

Alice Hines | Posted 02.24.2012 | Business

Thieving hipsters, take note. American Apparel will be tagging every neon legging, velvet bodysuit, V-neck t-shirt and iconic hoodie with an RFID ...

WATCH: Future Hipsters!

Posted 10.25.2012 | Comedy

We all know that guy who checks into his house on Foursquare, or that chick who has Instagrammed every meal she's eaten since 2010. But have you ever ...

WATCH: A Brooklyn Version of 'Portlandia'

Posted 01.23.2012 | New York

Portlandia may as well have been set in Brooklyn--the bike snobs, the twee artisans, the bands-- so it's no surprise to see Brokelyn put together "Bro...

Aaron Sankin

Bicoastal Betting: 49ers-Giants Wagers We Want To See | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.20.2012 | San Francisco

There are few things that go together better than betting and football. The thrill of winning and the agony of defeat are always amplified if you'...

Chicago's Lush Wine And Spirits: Paradise for Gourmet Lovers

Serena Dai | Posted 03.12.2012 | Chicago
Serena Dai

When hipster-yuppies dare to dream, they dream of Lush. At Lush, you buy from the store's collection of beer and wine. Then, you drink the bottles in leather armchairs and order one of the spot's many cheeses, cured meats, or sandwiches.

Too Hipster For TV?

Evan Shapiro | Posted 03.05.2012 | TV
Evan Shapiro

For more than half a century, TV hipsters have had a profound effect on American culture. These characters taught many of us the importance of oddball tastes, wardrobe thrifting and (perhaps more importantly) the ever-lasting power of snark.

Formulating the Foolproof Foodie Menu

Anna Brones | Posted 02.12.2012 | Food
Anna Brones

Here is a foolproof guide to help you along your way to launching a successful business, one that's sure to get you plenty of write-ups in the blogosphere and, more importantly, tweets from food nerds.

Fashion Hipsters In Tijuana, Mexico? | Posted 02.07.2012 | Latino Voices

When people think high fashion, Tijuana isn't a city that comes to mind. For most of its existence, Tijuana has been dismissed as a border town of pai...

Hipsterdom Goes Global | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

Hipster-oriented stores appear in Jakarta’s Western-style malls. At the youthful FX Sudirman mall, teenagers seek out skinny jeans, ironic T-shirts,...

Is It Halloween Or Are You Just A Hipster In Williamsburg?

Posted 12.25.2011 | Home

A new Tumblr has arrived to offer us what Tumblrs are best at -- variations on a simple theme that can be repeated ad nauseum (and a holiday-themed on...

WATCH: Gentlemen Hate Hipsters

Posted 10.25.2012 | Comedy

With hipster culture still charging ahead at full speed, it's pretty popular at this point to be "over" the aesthetic. So if you've found yourself fru...

The Silent Crisis

Steven Nereo | Posted 12.22.2011 | Comedy
Steven Nereo

The real threat to our society which looms with gnashing teeth above all of us, just waiting to sink them into the soft and tender flesh of our social fabric. Yes, I'm talking about the shortage of reclaimed wood.


Odelia Kaly | Posted 12.13.2011 | Home
Odelia Kaly

As a teenage girl, there are certain things that people expect me to do and ways I should act and things I should wear and say. But I don't dress for other people -- I dress for myself.

7 Hipster Warning Signs | Posted 12.11.2011 | Comedy

These days, there's apparently few worse things you could be than a hipster. People aren't outright saying they are worse than Hitler but you can kind...

Occupy Chicago Protests Gaining Momentum

Mark Cassello | Posted 12.09.2011 | Chicago
Mark Cassello

This movement has potential to unite communities in Chicago that have been estranged since the early 70s, but its student leaders will have to reach out to citizens who have never set foot on a college campus or who have never heard of the Federal Reserve.

On Leading a Church Parade During Occupy Wall Street

Beau Friedlander | Posted 12.01.2011 | Religion
Beau Friedlander

Thinking back now, it almost seems like marching for my church was the intellectual or hipster equivalent of "coming out of the closet" in a Christian Right setting; coming out as a person who has particular religious commitments.

Have The Hipsters Found Their Mayoral Candidate?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.17.2011 | San Francisco

Everyone knows the single most coveted voting demographic in San Francisco is bike hipsters. Well, after the old people who actually vote in every...

'Ray's A Laugh': One Man's Influence On New York Art

Alexander Adler | Posted 10.02.2011 | Arts
Alexander Adler

In Ray's A Laugh, curated by Leo Fitzpatrick, a selection of contemporary artists respond to the work of collage and correspondence artist Ray Johnson...

The Evolution Of The Hipster

Posted 10.09.2011 | Home

The hipster, it seems, isn't as recent a phenomenon as we thought. According to our puppet overlords, Mario and Fafa, their roots wind back all the wa...

PICTURE: Hipster iPad?

Posted 10.06.2011 | Comedy

It's common knowledge at this point that quote unquote "hipsters" love most things with a vintage feel. Suspenders, bicycles, impractical moustache de...

Senegal's Accidental Hipsters

Maya Lau | Posted 10.03.2011 | Travel
Maya Lau

I'll always be a foreigner, but being a constant outsider, while imprisoning at times, allows me some freedoms.

Senegal's Accidental Hipsters

Maya Lau | Posted 10.03.2011 | Travel
Maya Lau

I'll always be a foreigner, but being a constant outsider, while imprisoning at times, allows me some freedoms.