hipster history

[Feedmag and Suck] were “built almost exclusively on the intellectual capital of those who ‘wasted’ their college years and their parents’ money on things like semiotics and indie rock and high modernist literature and so on and so forth. Certainly they didn’t celebrate the mediocre or the risk averse in culture or education or lifestyles, and both had a certain air of entitlement.” — anonymous poster at plastic, wondering how people can get so damn self-righteous about others’ self-righteousness. Anyhow.