'Hipster of the Decade' Shuts Down His Blog

Adrian Chen · 03/25/11 06:29PM

For years, the pop culture blog Hipster Runoff has puzzled, intrigued and enraged the "alt" and "mainstream" world in almost equal measure. Gawker honored him in 2009 with the much-coveted "Hipster of the Decade" award. But this afternoon Hipster Runoff's enigmatic boss Carles has signed of forever with a short blog post:

How to Invent a Music Genre

Ravi Somaiya · 04/11/10 02:59PM

Last July our Hipster of the Decade, blogger Carles, arbitrarily coined a genre known as chillwave or glo-fi. It's now on iTunes, which is as close as possible to an official seal. So what makes a genre?

Who Is the Hipster of the Decade?

Hamilton Nolan · 12/21/09 03:29PM

Yea, we know the word "hipster" is played out. That's exactly why we need to pick a Hipster Champ of the past decade. So we can lay the whole damn thing to rest. Your candidates, below. Vote. If you want.