21st May 2014
Top 5 Reasons Apple Buying Beats Is A Match Made In Hipster Heaven
While talking heads argue endlessly over the wisdom of Apple’s biggest acquisition to date, a small but important target demographic is being left out. People aren’t taking into account how this purchase fits like the horn-rimmed non-glasses or thrift store plaid shirt on everyone’s favorite trendy amalgamation of shitty attitudes, the hipster. Today’s greasy-haired, bearded misfit who loves the obscure and obtuse, the renewable and the organic. The only thing they love better than reveling in their bohemian lifestyles is telling other people how much better it is than anything else ever.
Now, to be fair – most people who look like hipsters aren’t. This article focuses on the aggregated stereotype of a very broad swath of people, and the undesirable behaviors that can, but many times do not, develop – music snobbery, misinformed but incredibly zealous convictions, and shallow motivations to name a few. The following are some of the finer points of this acquisition that fits the hipster lifestyle like a false sense of entitlement.