Topic: irony

Gallery: How To Live Without Irony

Gallery: How To Live Without Irony

By now, you have probably read that trollsome New York Times article about how a tiny subset of the population (hipsters) is emblematic of a larger first world problem. (No link on purpose!) As with any time a piece of clickbait like that gets lots of play on the internet, my first impulse was to ignore it and go about my life (which is, ironically, rather enriched by irony), but when I realized many of my Facebook friends had found it “food for thought,” I shot myself in the face realized I’d been doing it wrong all along. My ham-fisted efforts at dressing myself and making my friends laugh were undermining the very fabric of society! In an effort to reform my ways, I’ve compiled a list of handy tips for healthy, happy, irony-free living. I hope you will take them into account as you go about your modern life. #authenticity More »

How To Wear Clothing Ironically

How To Wear Clothing Ironically

You know those really cool people who can wear one obviously inappropriate piece of clothing, but instead of having people say “hey, we always suspected you might have a cat sweater in your closet!” people just kind of stand back and say “how is that person so cool?” Yeah, I haven’t really seen this happen, ever, but I read about it in a book written by someone who lives in Brooklyn. Sounds fun. We’re going to make you into one of those people. More »