Welcome to the brand spanking new feature here at All Kinds of AWESOME that I’m calling Hump Day Hijinks! Every Wednesday, I’ll be putting together a bunch of links for your general amusement for that little extra sparkle to help you get through the week.
Let’s start things off with a trip to the quintessential hipster destination, New York City. Joanna Goddard does these fantastic insider guides to NYC. Including some amazing non-touristy things to do and most importantly, ten ways to not to look like a tourist while in the Big Apple. (Unofficial #11: Stop calling New York “the Big Apple”.) (A Cup of Jo)
Because you’re too hipster to have a boyfriend, here are some pocket manfriends to keep you company. Pocket girlfriends too, only they’re not as much fun to say out loud. (Etsy)
The post that inspired it all, Cracked’s 7 Reasonable Explanations for Looking Like A Hipster. A handy excuse sheet for inadvertent hipsters like me. (I wear thick framed tortoise shell glasses because I need them to see and am allergic to metal frames.) I got 5 out of 7 but only because I have the wrong gonads to grow a beard and I live in a tropical country where sweaters will kill you with heat stroke. (Cracked)
And just in case you’re getting a little too comfortable with your hipster lifestyle, here’s a fantastic site that answers the question, “How many slaves work for you?” You’ll be surprised at how many indentured workers it took to make your artfully distressed vintage-looking shirt. Plus the graphics are design-geek-worthy-gorgeous. (Slavery Footprint)
I’ll leave you with the classic hipster Harry, Ron and Hermione by MarikaArt: