Friday, April 27, 2012
Top Ten Ways You Know You're an Alaskan Hipster
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If you're still going to mustache parties or hosting them, you're probably not a hipster. That was pretty much over in 2005. The same goes for only-undies parties and The Postal Service. If you drink PBR, you're probably not a hipster, either; you're actually probably in high school. (Hipsters moved on to local microbrews by 2008.) Anchorage was recently declared as one of America's best cities for hipsters by Travel + Leisure, so if you're wondering how a normal-average so-and-so can make it into hipsterdom in 2012 up here, I can tell you that ordering clothing from Urban Outfitters alone does not a hipster make. It's a lifestyle, a state of being. It's about clinging to the edges, or at least hanging out near them.
Read Ash's full article in this week's Anchorage Press!
Posted by Brian Adams at 12:32 PM