Monday, January 02, 2012

Overheard at Breakfast:

Dining with roomie and Turk at Cafe Pretenchou:
Me: "Wow. Bobbi, check out that hipster douchebag over there. Some elderly lesbian wants her glasses back."

RX: "Rachel Maddow's been looking for hers all morning. The last place she saw them was at the Hipster Douchebag Appreciation Dinner."

Me: "They can't have those in Manhattan. They'd have to invite everybody."

RX: "That's what the island is."

Me: "A hipster douchebag penal colony?"


Later:

RX: "Oh, that's a cute little kid over there."

Me: "Yeah, but look at his mom's eyewear. The kid's a member of the Future Hipster Douchebags of America. When he gets older, they'll be enrolling him into the local Hipster Douchebag Scouts troop. He'll be getting merit badges in 'Dressing Ironically' and 'Buying Apple Products'."

The table talk devolved into what said merit badges would look like. The Apple and Starbucks logos were the obvious ones. Perhaps a goatee, the little Twitter bird, and a QR code, as well.

22 comments:

Ed Rasimus said...

Rare form indeed this morning!

WV: "theshe" Official title of the Chairperson of the Hipster Douchebags of America, Inc.

Bubblehead Les. said...

Don't forget the Advanced Facebooking Badge, and the OWS Support Pin!

Turk Turon said...

I may have tried to make a comment or two but it has been my experience that, when Tam and Bobbi get rolling, the best thing to do is shut up, listen and enjoy.

Fudgie Ghost said...

"A hipster douchebag penal colony?"

As someone who works in Manhattan, I assume they smiled when they said that,. . . right pardner?

Anonymous said...

To those of us who live in "flyover country", New York and Los Angeles are those places where we wouldn't go if you paid us.

global village idiot said...

Having firmly established that the Algonquin Round Table has had its charter moved to Indianapolis, there remains just one question...

Which one of you gets to be Dorothy Parker?

gvi

Old NFO said...

Yep, y'all are on a roll... :-)

farmist said...

I assume the QR code badge links to their "About ME" page?

Lewis said...

Yeah, I'll go there.

http://hipsterhitler.com/

Able said...

'Dressing Ironically', damn, yet another Tam quote to be.. er, quoted.

Anonymous said...

The hipsters are all in Brooklyn now. Manhattan is so played out, doncha know.

Les Jones said...

And an Instagram photo badge.

Zendo Deb said...

The first word legible in the first image on the right on that website is "granola."

Just sayin.

Drang said...

Didn't they axe the Starbucks badge when Starbucks refused to cave on open carry?

Anonymous said...

You're eating at Cafe Patachou and you're surprised that a hipster works there?

Joseph said...

Hipster douchebags have kids?

Anonymous said...

I like when the unemployed ridicule people with jobs!

Justthisguy said...

As a former Boy Scout and actual Eagle Scout (Troop 388, South Florida Council) I must say that the very mental image of that kind of thing makes me throw up in mouth, a little.

Gee, gals, y'all sure can mess with a guy's mind!

Roberta X said...

Anon 8:44 That's gainfully unemployed for Tam -- and as for me, chum, I punch a clock. Over 40 hours a week, every week. When'd you last break a sweat? (Video games don't count).

Justthisguy said...

Gals, is there some way y'all can apply the bolt-cutters to the typing fingers of the obvious spammeer who posted just before me, here?

Anonymous said...

To be fair, one could award similar "merit" badges for "Dressing Tactically" and "Buying Magpul Products".

OTHER people sure have weird hobbies & tastes.

Anonymous said...

What an ironic post.

hootie11bravo