The hipster is dead, and you might not like who comes next (the YUCCIE) | Mashable

The hipster is dead, and you might not like who comes next; David Infante; In Mashable; 2015-06-09.

tl;dr → YUCCIE = Young Urban Creatives; tries too hard to be funny; winds up writing about [his] privilege.

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  • despicable millenn-intelligensia.
  • creative class
  • Generation Y
  • Yuccies = Young Urban Creatives.
  • <quote>They’re social consultants coordinating #sponsored Instagram campaigns for lifestyle brands; they’re brogrammers hawking Uber for weed and Tinder for dogs; they’re boutique entrepreneurs shilling sustainably harvested bamboo sunglasses. </quote>
  • <quote>Ten years ago, “yuccies” might have been “hipsters.” Remember hipsters? Trust fund motorcycle mechanics, rustic barnwood reclaimers, drug-addled graphic designers slinking over the Williamsburg Bridge in the wee hours of the morning. In hipsterism, you can see the development of yuccie hallmarks: DIY entrepreneurship, niche marketing, ability to leverage new technology, etc. </quote>

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