What happens when you de-claw a hipster? Contemporary Conformist.

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  1. frejafolkvangar
    Dec 06, 2015 @ 01:58:44

    Thank you for writing this. I have such complicated feelings about the “hipster” of lore. On the one hand, it’s the epitome of being a hipster to bash hipsters, especially given that the argument “I liked it unironically and before it was cool” is now unusable. On the other hand, it irks me that they co-opt so many things without the necessary context, especially from rural America, and often marginalized rural America at that, such as their romanticized hipster Appalachia, with all of the flannel and great views and none of the poverty and oppression.

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