The cool kids that were living there were not Dov Charney hipsters; they were proto-hipsters who would have been surprised to find “hipster” used pejoratively, like Chris Eigeman in Last Days of Discos saying he wished he was a yuppie: “Young; upwardly mobile; professional. Those are good things, not bad things.
Patrick Mortensen looks back at A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and inadvertently explains why I do and don’t ever want to re-read a book that I loved pretty much without reservation when I read it twelve years ago and was in its target demographic. Opposites Attack | MOBFD. True to form, there’s a “Notes & Omissions” section posted elsewhere. [recursivebee] (via sciencevsromance)
Woah I was just thinking earlier this week that I wanted to re-read that book.