A Hipster Grifter-esque Affair

Hamilton Nolan · 10/06/09 03:17PM

Thirty year-old Melanie Chen of Ohio has been sentenced to eight years in jail for soaking friends and relatives for $800k for fraudulent "medical bills" and spending the money on "things that didn't matter." How derivative. [UPI]

Sesame Street Taking On Williamsburg Hipsters, Live!

Foster Kamer · 06/06/09 05:06PM

An exclusive citizen's report from the main drag of Hipster Brooklyn - Bedford Avenue - gives us photographic evidence of a twee takeover of NYC's most gentrified 'hood earlier today: Sesame Street was filming in Williamsburg.