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The Jonah Keri Podcast, Episode 41

12 May 2011

Today’s guest is Carles of Hipster Runoff and the Hipster Runoff Podcast. Follow him on Twitter @HipsterRunoff.

The topics we cover:

  • 0:30-4:39: The origins of Hipster Runoff, meta-alt, and blog identity
  • 4:40-7:06: The turning point of alt/indie music
  • 7:07-9:13: Reconciling alt and monetization
  • 9:14-10:09: Having a secret identity
  • 10:10-15:02: Hipster glossary: alt, buzzband, relevant, bro noodling
  • 15:03-20:04: Alt athletes
  • 20:05-22:33: Alt in sports
  • 22:34-23:45: Assessing the relevance of the Jonah Keri podcast
  • 23:46-28:56: Buzzhuman power rankings and the politics of music blogging
  • 28:57-33:01: Carles’s GQ piece on NBA buzz and the sports blog renaissance
  • 33:02-end: Food Pick of the Week

My pick
Carles’s pick

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. 12 May 2011 4:07 pm

    Is base-ball alt? do hipsters like base-ball?


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