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Irony, Hipsters and Why Sincerity Isn't Literally the Worst
Ryan Chapin Mach
Freelance writer and creative contractor
Subversive dishonesty is an essential tool in daily life, whether in the name of satire, philosophy, art or simply discovering who you are. However indirect, irony is a route to the self, one that can sidestep the obstacles posed by society and state.
Jane Austen Weekly: The Truth About Irony
Susan Celia Greenfield
Associate Professor of English, Fordham University and Public...
These days, I'm having a lot of trouble with irony. Sometimes I'm even afraid of the concept. Imagine that -- a literature professor afraid of irony. Isn't that ironic? Why am I afraid?
Reacting to a World Veiled in Irony
17-year-old NYC-based fashion blogger
Everything I do, I do because I really want to, not because it is an act of irony. Am I alone in thinking like this? I am some breed of Frankenteen?
The Sincere Mustache and the Authenticity Aesthetic
Brooklyn-based Writer and Performer
At some point, your ironic mustache became sincere. Like the hippie parents who ended up voting for Reagan, we may have come full circle: from mocking the bourgeoisie to being it.
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