Interview with a hipster Wesley Baker Cultural & Visual Anthropology Dr. Leanna Wolfe January 27, 2009
She sacrifices a better life just to live in this area but she likes to be near a night life. “ I love my place! It’s in kind of a crummy area but its all about location right? The good luck bar is right up the street!”
Her tattoo is important to her because it reminds her of her native American culture.
“ I was told that I am an 1/8 Cherokee and even part Chihuahuan. Its a dream catcher and I got it just over a year ago I am really happy with it. This also shows that I need to start lifting some weights.”
She enjoys things that are different. This breakfast nook is a example of this.
“ When I saw the inside of this place I fell in love with it especially this little nook! Its my favorite place to sit and do work. It is the part that sold me on this place. I had to have this little nook!”
An interesting photo is up not because she likes it but because it makes her kind of different and quirky.
“ No Wes it is not ugly. Its full of colors and catches your eye. It makes me laugh.”
She tries new things trying to find herself. She admitted that she wasted some money on these things that just sit in the corner.
“ The only thing I use out of this stuff is the I-pod player…and the owl.” “ I always wanted to learn how to play but I never really got around to it.”
Style is very important to her. Her closet is packed full of clothing that she tries to match to make her self look as eccentric as possible.
“ I am not a hipster Wes! I just dress how I feel. If I feel like wearing things that most people don’t than that’s ok with me. If people have a problem with how I dress that’s ok because it does not affect me.”
Having a dog is one thing but paying a exuberant amount of money for a dog is another. She cares more for the dog than she does for herself.
“ He is my little baby. He is the best guy in the world. Don’t make fun of him it hurts his feelings.”
The dog even goes to work. That was something that attracted her to this job. She did not want her dog just to sit at home alone.
“ My job is the best I get to bring my best friend to work.”
The I-phone is a huge part of her life. She must have everything new so she can appear that she is up to date with the trends.
“ It just makes life so much simpler at times. I would say you are silly for not having one. You know you like Urban Spoon!”