Hipster Checklist

by wechslerh66

(for men) Do you:
a. carry your five year old son/daughter on your shoulders?
b. carry your five year old son/daughter wrapped around your neck in a papoose?
c. carry your five year old son/daughter’s iPad for them?

Do you totally identify with the children in every Wes Anderson movie but aren’t especially amused by the deadpan, self-loathing Bill Murray character?

(for men) Do you have a beard?

(for women) Do you have a beard?

Do you listen to any of the following bands:
Arcade Fire
Band of Horses
Bon Iver
New Pornographers
Fleet Foxes
Wilco
My Morning Jacket
Panda Bear
The Black Keys

Would you have listened to any of the following bands 20 years ago:
The Rembrandts
Hootie & the Blowfish
Toad the Wet Sprocket

Have you ever heard of any of these bands?

(for men) Do you resemble:
a. Moby
b. Rachel Maddow
c. Quentin Tarantino

(for women) Do you resemble:
a. Moby
b. Rachel Maddow
c. Quentin Tarantino

Do you drink beer with any of the following words in its name: Bastard, Smutty, Devil, Demon, Monster, Olde, Wild, Wilde, Dead, Satan, Brooklyn

Do you enjoy telling jokes like, “How many hipsters does it take to screw in a lightbulb? You mean you don’t know–?!”

Do you get the joke?

Photo courtesy of H. Wechsler.

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