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How to Live Without Irony

The New York Times

Movember is drawing to an end, all those moustaches that men have been growing to be part of a hipsterish charity movement will be shaved off. But the attitude remains. We’re in the age of ironic living now. Thus goes a pretty compelling argument in the NY Times’ Opinionator blog: Irony is the ethos of our age and the hipster is our archetype of ironic living.

Published in Weekly Filet #94