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Interview With A Hipster

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Interview With A Hipster

  1. 1. Interview with a hipster Wesley Baker Cultural & Visual Anthropology Dr. Leanna Wolfe January 27, 2009
  2. 2. 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!”
  3. 3. <ul><li>Her tattoo is important to her because it reminds her of her native American culture. </li></ul>“ 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.”
  4. 4. <ul><li>She enjoys things that are different. This breakfast nook is a example of this. </li></ul>“ 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!”
  5. 5. <ul><li>An interesting photo is up not because she likes it but because it makes her kind of different and quirky. </li></ul>“ No Wes it is not ugly. Its full of colors and catches your eye. It makes me laugh.”
  6. 6. <ul><li>She tries new things trying to find herself. She admitted that she wasted some money on these things that just sit in the corner. </li></ul>“ 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.”
  7. 7. <ul><li>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. </li></ul>“ 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.”
  8. 8. <ul><li>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. </li></ul>“ He is my little baby. He is the best guy in the world. Don’t make fun of him it hurts his feelings.”
  9. 9. <ul><li>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. </li></ul>“ My job is the best I get to bring my best friend to work.”
  10. 10. <ul><li>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. </li></ul>“ 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!”

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