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Sometimes I suspect the correct answer is Halloween IN Williamsburg
October 27, 2011 9:44 AM   Subscribe

Single Serving Tumblr of the Day: Halloween or Williamsburg?
posted by 2bucksplus (41 comments total) 5 users marked this as a favorite

 
Silly me. I was expecting this Williamsburg. Sadly, no tricorn hats in sight.
posted by pointystick at 9:46 AM on October 27, 2011 [4 favorites]


That is a great idea and someone should make that. You have 3 days.
posted by 2bucksplus at 9:47 AM on October 27, 2011 [1 favorite]


The comments were funnier than I expected. (but keep in mind I had very low expectations.)
posted by DU at 9:50 AM on October 27, 2011


If you think Tumblr is stupid and you also hate Williamsburg and you don't even like H-ween, you should still click this one picture below:

I don’t care how good the brunch at Egg is. This line is ridiculous.
posted by 2bucksplus at 9:51 AM on October 27, 2011 [1 favorite]


Between this and the Kanye lyrics over Saved By The Bell screencaps, Tumblr is really coming through for me.

Though I agree, doing one with Colonial Williamsburg and hipster dialogue would be equally amusing if not more so. "I don't care WHAT Ben says, I'm only throwing that tea in the water if it's fair trade."
posted by Ghostride The Whip at 9:59 AM on October 27, 2011 [6 favorites]


At first I was like HA and then I was like wait a second maybe I'm being a grouch but isn't this just Look At This Fucking Hipster and the 10 million other hipster-mocking sites that have done this joke to death since but with a thin layer of Halloween draped over?
posted by naju at 10:01 AM on October 27, 2011 [2 favorites]


At least a few of those are Matthew Silver, a regular performer on Bedford.
posted by iamck at 10:06 AM on October 27, 2011


Making fun of people isn't very nice. But if you must: I have a beard, wear a cool pair of yellow Pumas, and have two copies of Mission of Burma's Versus record along with every single Pavement ever released on vinyl. Go ahead, have at it. At least it'll be more sporting that mocking strangers you've never met from the comfort of a web page on the internet.
posted by koeselitz at 10:07 AM on October 27, 2011 [3 favorites]


Ghostride The Whip: "Though I agree, doing one with Colonial Williamsburg and hipster dialogue would be equally amusing if not more so. "I don't care WHAT Ben says, I'm only throwing that tea in the water if it's fair trade.""

Funny, but misses the mark by about 600 miles.
posted by schmod at 10:07 AM on October 27, 2011


HAHA KOESELITZ OWNS A BEARD, HEY WHATS THE MATTER KOESLITZ ARE RAZORS NOT INDIE ENOUGH FOR YOU?!?
posted by item at 10:13 AM on October 27, 2011 [3 favorites]


Nope. I really don't feel any better now.
posted by item at 10:14 AM on October 27, 2011 [2 favorites]


Very little meat on those bones. We could take pictures of hobos in any city and laugh at them or we could be decent people. Im going with decent people today.
posted by Felex at 10:14 AM on October 27, 2011


a cool pair of yellow Pumas

clydes or gazelles, dude? this is vital information.
posted by elizardbits at 10:21 AM on October 27, 2011


Very little meat on those bones. We could take pictures of hobos in any city and laugh at them or we could be decent people. Im going with decent people today.

Eh most of the people are pretty clearly not hobos. They are dressing the way they want every day, whereas most of us get one shot a year to play dress up. These people are making cognizant choices, some are even minor celebrities in their neighborhood. Hipster or Homeless is pretty clearly in poor taste, but this is more like "do these people always dress like this or only one day a year," which is more fun to me. The street is a stage and all that.
posted by 2bucksplus at 10:24 AM on October 27, 2011 [1 favorite]


Esito Vulc Salas, naturally.
posted by koeselitz at 10:24 AM on October 27, 2011


Ooh, I like those.
posted by naju at 10:25 AM on October 27, 2011


Yeah, one of the peeps pictured on the tumblr popped up in /r/nyc and stated that it was in fact, Halloween in Williamsburg when his picture was taken.
posted by Ad hominem at 10:25 AM on October 27, 2011


Can we talk about cool shoes instead of predictable hipster jokes
posted by naju at 10:26 AM on October 27, 2011


This one. They were dressed as "party animals" for halloween.
posted by Ad hominem at 10:28 AM on October 27, 2011 [2 favorites]


How about we talk about how when you have a beard the beard tentacles crawl up through your face layers and implant suggestions into your brain meats saying that yellow shoes are something that someone should wear despite 10,000 years of razor-driven civilized clarity about the insidious nature of yellow shoes and common sense. GOOGLE BAN BEARDS
posted by cmonkey at 10:30 AM on October 27, 2011 [5 favorites]


I still miss my grubby old shelltoes that were signed by Run & DMC but alas not the late great Jam Master Jay.
posted by elizardbits at 10:36 AM on October 27, 2011 [1 favorite]


I also have a pair of GV CCs which I like very much, although the jokes about "blue suede shoes" sometimes get tedious.

Also, elizardbits: miss? This implies that you do not possess those glorious shoes anymore; yet I fail to see how this could be so.
posted by koeselitz at 10:40 AM on October 27, 2011


Oh, Brooklyn. I remember when your danger was literal.
posted by tommasz at 10:40 AM on October 27, 2011


I usually rock Cortezs as a nod to the west coast Gs.
posted by Ad hominem at 10:41 AM on October 27, 2011 [1 favorite]


my mom threw them away when I moved to Spain. THREW THEM AWAY.
posted by elizardbits at 10:41 AM on October 27, 2011


Not too long ago a guy came up to me outside a bar and said it was a good thing my feet were so small or he would have stolen my dopemans.
posted by Ad hominem at 10:44 AM on October 27, 2011 [1 favorite]


elizardbits: “my mom threw them away when I moved to Spain. THREW THEM AWAY.”

GAH *gasps, hides face in hands*
posted by koeselitz at 10:45 AM on October 27, 2011


I remember when Al Jourgensen was the voice of my hipster generation.

Oh, why can't I live a life for me?
posted by hydrophonic at 10:48 AM on October 27, 2011


Lately I've been wearing some wool Vans and some Mark Gonzales Adidas.
posted by naju at 10:55 AM on October 27, 2011 [1 favorite]


this link is old news
posted by nathancaswell at 11:06 AM on October 27, 2011 [1 favorite]


You know that the founders of Adidas and Puma were brothers who fucking hated each others' guts, right?
posted by From Bklyn at 11:06 AM on October 27, 2011


I'm wearing a pair of Patagonia clogs. That ought to give you something to work with.
posted by box at 11:22 AM on October 27, 2011 [1 favorite]


Actually they do look like they're prescription. And that's just weird.
posted by Splunge at 11:46 AM on October 27, 2011 [1 favorite]


Can somebody in a flyover state start a "Peoria or 1998 JC Penny Catalog" Tumblr?
posted by Threeway Handshake at 12:57 PM on October 27, 2011


Well, since you're in a flyover state, Threeway Handshake, maybe you should be the one to start that Tumblr.
posted by koeselitz at 1:13 PM on October 27, 2011


The main reason this isn't funny is they're all pretty obviously Halloween pictures.
posted by pineappleheart at 1:41 PM on October 27, 2011


I miss Williamsburg whenever I'm not there. In spite of these wankers. Oh, okay then, I don't really mind these wankers either. Especially if I'm full of Fette Sau beast flesh and plenty of bourbon. Which I usually am. Ah, Williamsburg. I remember you before all the..... NURSE! THE SCREENS!
posted by Decani at 4:04 PM on October 27, 2011


I was doing so well; they were all ridiculous, amiright? Then I got to her and was like...oooh, I bet I could make a variation of that work.
posted by redsparkler at 4:55 PM on October 27, 2011


OK, time for my grumpy disapproval of something on the internet. This is pretty meh. Seconding that we continue to talk about cool shoes instead.
posted by flotson at 8:46 PM on October 27, 2011


I like when hipsters get all butt hurt and act like they are an actual minority or are poor or oppressed or something.
posted by Snyder at 10:44 PM on October 27, 2011 [1 favorite]


Can somebody in a flyover state start a "Peoria or 1998 JC Penny Catalog" Tumblr?

You looking for outfit ideas or is 1998 still too current to be retro/hip?
posted by Ghostride The Whip at 8:45 AM on October 28, 2011 [1 favorite]


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