January 28, 2011

hipster celebrities

my classmates started planning for a flashmob this week, and it reminded me of my favorite article ever written for harper's magazine. in "my crowd," bill wasik, the self-proclaimed inventor of the flashmob, describes the rise and decline of flashmobs as a cultural meme. in the essay, he reviews other cultural trends, and includes this beautiful 2-by-2 of hipster celebrities:


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