Hipster

Deep Ass Questions

Woah, You Guys are So Cool! But What is "Being Cool" in 2016?

I went to Field Day, the coolest festival of all the music festivals, to try to understand what it means to be cool in a post-hipster, post-ironic reality.
Oobah Butler
6.15.16
Interviews

Please, Help Fund My Uncle's A-Z Grime Tour of London

All Uncle Aby wants is to set up a tour of London's grime locations, bless him.
Alhan Gençay
6.8.16
wine

We Spoke to the Winemaker Ridiculing Hipsters with His Wine

One Aussie vintner decided to release a line called The Hipster, using the very irony that defines hipsters against them.
Nick Rose
5.11.16
Op-Eds

To the Bitter Old Dude in the Back: Our Generation of "Dull Hipsters" Is Raving Just Fine

Bloc Festival founder George Hull has a problem with the current clubbing generation's penchant for things like inclusivity, responsibility, and even schoolwork.
Angus Harrison
3.18.16
Op-Eds

RIP Indie: Hipster Runoff's Carles on Rostam Leaving Vampy Weeks

Who gives a fuck about an Oxford drama?
1.29.16
Remembering the Hipster

Being a Hipster Is Not Compatible with Being Black

Being a hipster essentially means you struggle to give your life meaning through the things you consume and the irony you employ. Being black in America means that your struggle is for life itself.
Carvell Wallace
12.17.15
Stuff

I Watched a Show Called ‘What Is a Hipster?’ with My Parents

Could a 30-minute Australian TV program explain youth culture to my mom and dad? Spoiler alert: no.
Wendy Syfret
3.30.15
Culture

Levni Yilmaz's Deadpan Cartoons Document 'Mere Existence'

I spoke to the San Francisco animator about internal conflicts and modern relationships.
Magda Janjić
3.10.15
Features

The Last Relevant Blogger

The story of the rise and fall of Hipster Runoff, and its elusive creator Carles, is the story of the last decade on the internet.
Brian Merchant
1.30.15
Stuff

Chav: The Slur That Won't Let Go

An examination of the UK term for a usually poor, possibly threatening young person.
Tim Burrows
11.7.14
Vice Blog

Is There a Male Equivalent to the Basic Bitch?

Despite common perception, the male version isn’t the much discussed Bro. No, to qualify as basic you need to walk the fine line between bogan and classy in the boring way where you know what tuberose means.
Wendy Syfret
9.25.14
Features

I Infiltrated a Mutant Hacker Bike Gang

They dart through city streets, stalling traffic and high-fiving pedestrians, seeding the night with a cosmic bouquet of loud funk music—all aboard their bright, flashy mechanical creations.
Tyler Wells Lynch
9.3.14
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