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High-risk television

Go for broke and try something on... PlayStation Network?

Dear Hipster: What should I watch on TV this week? Guide me. — Hilary Since everything TV becomes meaningless when Game of Thrones comes back on the air next month, I suggest you go for ...

You made this? I made this

The hipster perspective on plagiarism is exactly what is needed

Dear Hipster: So, this lawsuit where Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke have to pay Marvin Gaye’s heirs seven million dollars has me and the rest of the world wondering, Where does it end? Maybe the ...

More filter than 'stache

Coffee-making isn't about the tool, it's about the method

In fact, Mr. Coffee is pour-over coffee as well.

Authenticity from the days of Oog

Pedigree questioned, and answered

Dear Hipster: I don’t doubt you per se, but how are we supposed to accept your word as THE hipster? Are there not other, perhaps more authoritative hipsters? If my doctor couldn’t show me a ...

Dress overexposure

Blame the slow news week for the poor-man's meme

Dear Hipster:What color did you see when you looked at #TheDress?— Amanda DJ:I don’t care what science says. I don’t care if BuzzFeed and Wired tell me otherwise. The damn dress is white and gold!— ...

A missive from North Park’s “super sketchballs” quarter

Dear Hipster: My wife and I are stoked to be first-time homeowners in North Park. We had a housewarming party the other day, and a few friends of ours were saying how our part of ...

Dis the DST

If only more people were "over it"

Dear Hipster: I direct this question to you, because I feel that the world at large ought to be “over it” in regards to Daylight Savings Time and because hipsters are the masters of being ...

Maximum cryptic effect

Finally, a formula that determines the coolness of trends

Dear Hipster: My friend told me she really wants a Herschel backpack, which I notice has become super trendy in the past couple years. This got me thinking about the relative coolness of fashionable clothing ...

Graphic designer, eh?

More or less creatively satisfying

The state of the art world itself created the hipster graphic designer stereotype.

Less Anna and Hans, more Anna and Elsa

Spurned on V-day

Mr. Hipster: My girlfriend spent a significant portion of Valentine’s Day with one of her friends. She said it was important to show some solidarity for a single girlfriend, and that it should be more ...

Appeal of the cutting-edge '90s

Even Snake isn't going to bring back the bricks.

Dear Hipster: Am I uncool for not wanting a smartphone? My friends tease me, but I enjoy a $20/month phone bill and a 72-hour battery life. — Annie Good news, Annie. You may actually fall ...

Be a better person, or like, whatever

A smug of hipsters, like a murder of crows

Dear Hipster: My sister and I went to Luigi’s Pizza on a recent Friday night. And as you can imagine, the place was packed with hipsters galore and their hipster tots in-tow. We ordered, ate, ...

Pulling for Wes

Perhaps it is no surprise that hipsters are on Team Quirk.

Hey Hipster: Give us some hipster-approved Oscar picks! — Devon Hipsters the world over will be pulling for Wes Anderson to win Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay for The Grand Budapest Hotel. ...

Sipping with the Style Gods

How did hipsters end up with coffee and the hippies got tea?

Dear Hipster: How come the hipsters got coffee and the hippies got tea? Is that a coincidence or is there something about tea that makes it more friendly to the granola-crunching, patchouli-smelling set? — Geoff, ...

Perpetual motion machine of contemporary vanity

We aren't all masters of self-portraiture, but come on.

Dear Hipster: I’ve noticed a lot of my friends post pretty much the same exact selfie over and over and over again on Facebook and Instagram. I don’t have a problem with selfies and stuff, ...

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