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DJ Stevens

DJ Stevens

Articles by DJ Stevens

All stars rotate around Polaris

For whatever reason, I receive a steady trickle of bizarrely ordinary inquiries. I suspect people fire them off for no other reason than that they can. How can something be “bizarrely ordinary,” you ask? Aren’t ...

July 1, 2020
The push for widespread teleworking

Dear Hipster: I’ll probably out myself as an aging hipster has-been here, but I have to ask: is there a word for the feeling you get when you hear kids talking about stuff that used ...

June 24, 2020
Obscure spirits from the Whiskey Exchange

Hey Hipster: Maybe I’m losing my mind because I’ve been locked out of my Amazon account for a week, and have thus been deprived of all the mindless streaming video entertainment that might distract my ...

June 17, 2020
If Elon Musk and Grimes got married

Dear Hipster: I was reading the twitface newsfeed nonsense about Elon Musk and Grimes naming their baby a string of alphanumeric characters. Now, I don’t really care one way or the other about celebrities vying ...

June 10, 2020
White Claw rage tweets

Dear Hipster: Considering the ubiquity of pandemic-related news coverage, which has even started to infiltrate something as innocuous and not-particularly-newsworthy (no offense, obviously) as Ask a Hipster, I thought I might throw you a bone ...

June 3, 2020
The quarantine games

Dear Hipster: If I were to spend my quarantine trying to master an incredibly complicated game (you know, the kind of thing everybody always says it takes a lifetime to master), would it be cooler ...

May 27, 2020
Pavement and Biz Markie tribute album craze

Dear Hipster: You may be too much of a young’un to remember the tribute album craze of the 1990s, which really extended well into the Aughts, but I sure do, and not altogether unfondly! Some ...

May 20, 2020
What’s the raddest flavor of ice cream?

Dear Hipster: The recent warmth and sunlight have rekindled the smoldering passion in my heart for my one true love: ice cream. I adore all the flavors, even the weird ones that maybe ought not ...

May 13, 2020
Is hugging dead forever?

Dear Hipster: I’m a hugger, not a hand shaker or a cheek-kisser. But I worry — is hugging dead forever, because everyone will be scared to touch each other for the foreseeable future? I actually ...

May 6, 2020
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