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How to spot a hipster in the bedroom

Article: How to spot a hipster in the bedroom

Last week we wrote about how to spot a hipster in the wild. Inspired by that, we decided to put together our own guide to spotting hipsters… in the bedroom. Here are our top twenty ways to know you’re having sex with a hipster.

How to spot a hipster in the wild

Article: How to spot a hipster in the wild

How is it possible that hipsters have been around since the 1940s? (At least according to the OED, which equates the word with “hepcat.” Er, thanks for that.) Even stranger still, how is it possible that hipsters have been around since the 1940s and we still can’t exactly put our finger on what one is? In recent years the hipster even became a subject for academic (or at least highbrow) debate, with the fancy-pants journal n+1 sponsoring an entire symposium called “What Was the Hipster?” which became a book by the same name. Unfortunately we suspect the folks at n+1 of being hipsters in denial, which is why we can’t bear to read their book on the topic.

Hipster animals

Article: Hipster animals

Artist Dyna Moe illustrates different stereotypical subsets of the “hipster” demographic as anthropomorphic animals over at Hipster Animals. They’re all so cute and spot-on that I couldn’t figure out which of Moe’s animals to feature here, but I think “Trust Fund Asshole” fox is my favorite.  He’d be quite the party animal. [Via]

Hipster trap

Article: Hipster trap

A redditor came across a culture hacker setting up this “hipster trap” in New York City (presumably LES or Williamsburg?) bearing the irresistible lure of PBR, American Spirit cigarettes, bike chain, and lastly Wayfarer sunglasses. It appears the trap has been successful in the past by the looks of the blood. Spoiler alert: The “trap”…