The Simpsons Review: Hipster Invasion

After quite the heart-warming episode two weeks ago, The Simpsons returned here to hilariously lampoon the overplayed hipster movement. And it was awesome!

"The Day the Earth Stood Cool" aptly satirizes the more annoying attributes of the newest iteration of cool from their vintage clothing... to their love of obscure cartoons/comics... to their compost heaps.

Homer, as a stand-in for the average audience member, allows us to vicariously experience the stages of the hipster encounter. First, there's the initial attraction. Terrence's laid back and ultra-cool style impresses Homer, and he can't help but want to befriend the newcomer. Read More...


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