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What’s needed is a hipster cleansing to

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 21, 2003

What’s needed is a hipster cleansing to make the world safe for the rest of us again.

Reader comments

ihave aname!Oct 21, 2003 at 10:24AM

ok mr. conference-hopping, segway-driving, designer-blogger-man!

Maciej CeglowskiOct 21, 2003 at 10:36AM

Calling Kottke a hipster gives hope to us geeks everywhere.

EmilyOct 21, 2003 at 10:40AM

Jason may be a geekster, but at least he doesn’t have “parallel diaristic concerns.” Give me a fucking break — and I say this as a former art history major.

Jim RayOct 21, 2003 at 10:46AM

I think the hipster cleansing would have to start with the great online hipster refuge and time suck: Friendster! (p.s. you forgot to add “iPod-donning” to that list of Kottke hipster qualities)

anonOct 21, 2003 at 11:05AM

Let’s not forget that he grew up in the midwest, then moved to California and New York to get a quick buck like any other carpetbagger, I mean, “hipster.”

p2Oct 22, 2003 at 12:21AM

seems like y’all just hate the picture…
doesn’t sound like such a bad show

D. U. KinmenOct 22, 2003 at 1:06PM

Rarely do hipsters trust their own kind.

IainOct 27, 2003 at 2:04PM

I don’t understand what you mean. Are you saying that the world should be rid of David Shapiro and his ilk? What exactly is wrong with him?

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