How the Hipster Ruined the Hipster

"Angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of night." —Allen Ginsberg, Howl I have a bone to pick. I'm not a hipster. But I wouldn't say I'm not a hipster, either. Here's why: I stand by the truest sense of the hipster. One that dressed weird that … Continue reading How the Hipster Ruined the Hipster

Swimming through the cultural cynicism

by RYAN BOLTON, originally published in TRAVIS magazine It’s getting pretty thick, isn’t? Tougher and tougher to wad through our culture’s waning artistic relevance. We are getting weighed down with culturally vapid artists, singers and hipsters alike. We have all been waiting together with fingers crossed. “Come on,” we say in unison, “bring us the … Continue reading Swimming through the cultural cynicism