Hipster-ism. n. 1. A largely generational and metropolitan-centered identity-set whose discourse is typified by irony and fixation with the superficial (clothes, music, hairstyle of an â€œindie / alternativeâ€ variety,) which is awash in self-serving cynicism (e.g. we canâ€™t change anything, so we might as well just get drunk and mock those why try to) and which defensively shrinks from all expressions which could be characterized as â€œsincere.â€
James is a film maker on the West Coast. His film about the Veterans and Survivors March for Peace and Justice (Mobile to New Orleans) is linked at the Insurgent American Video section. He is working on future AV concepts for Insurgent American.