DFA Records’ co-founder and retired LCD Soundsystem bandleader James Murphy has always exhibited a certain stripe of self-awareness that other musicians could probably take lessons from. In one of two films to feature Mr. Murphy at this year’s Sundance Film Festival—the other one being the documentary about his band’s final concert—he has a cameo role as a guy stuck between two obnoxious, aging hipsters in a taxi.
This may be the funniest media story of 2012 yet. It involves two of the most patently ridiculous blogs on the entire internet, one of which cowered in fear at some overzealous publicists, who only made their cause worse by asking for the removal of a blog post, which the other ridiculous blog has now published.
Grantland’s pop culture desk published a piece on the “bros” of HBO’s Entourage today, written by staff writer ‘Carles,’ of Hipster Runoff fame.
Do not read it looking for a definition of the term “bro!” Such a courtesy would make the fatal error of including Grantland readers in the lexicon of Hipster Runoff–a blog whose relevance Read More