Mark Greif, co-founding editor of the literary journal n+1 and frequent contributor to The American Prospect, discusses the rise and fall of the contemporary hipster. Greif also participated in a writers' debate on the topic, published in What Was The Hipster?: A Sociological Investigation (n+1 Foundation, 2010).
It's so easy to malign the hipster, but we want you to take the high road. Do you consider yourself a hipster? What's good about the hipster? Post below!