Originally Posted by otc
You try buying expertly crafted sausages and perfectly cut steaks from a militant vegan hipster butcher.
It's like buying the worlds greatest painting, straight from it's blind painter (or just listening to beethoven)....enough to make anyone feel insecure about their own talents.
Originally Posted by A Canuker
I try to be ironic by going to work and paying tax. It's the only way I can tell the man that I don't care about what he does and how it does or does not alter my life. Screw you, I'm going to win and I don't even need to put a giant hole in my ear to make you mad.
Damn The Man! Save The Empire!
By the way, I'm totally stealing this, and, given you're a dude I know from an internet forum about men's fashion, I'll only be attributing it to "this guy I know." Just thought I should disclose that.
Originally Posted by patrickBOOTH
I think not buying into the mainstream has just become incredibly easy because of how fucking awful it is. If the mainstream were something of taste and substance a hipster would have a different meaning.
Sorry, pB, but this isn't a novel concept. We said the same thing when I was in high school in the 90s. We weren't hipsters, mind you, but the logic was exactly the same. We called the kids who embraced mainstream "culture" "trendies."
Thinking the mainstream sucks is a fundamental part of rejecting it, given no one would reject it if they didn't think it sucked.