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Wither the Hipster … ?

August 9, 2008

By now making fun of hipsters is far too easy for anyone to bother, so the Canadian magazine Adbusters has taken things a step further. The current issue’s cover story, “Hipsters: The Dead End of Western Civilization,” (over-)written by one Douglas Haddow, spares us the niceties and . . . well . . . simply pins the decline of the West on their collective skinny shoulders. Seriously.



Déjà Food

June 5, 2008

David Cushman Coyle's 1947 review of a proto-Pollan critique of the American diet.