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The most powerful youth movement since Punk and Hip-Hop

Twee, then, is a symptom of profound cultural exhaustion, a pop-cultural response to the death of grand narratives and radical politics: too weary to fight the corporate capitalist machine, the twee instead create hyper-stylized alternative worlds in which kittens play, ukuleles sound and childhood is eternal. Their basic disposition is melancholy rather than angry, and they will always opt for owl-print wallpaper over kicking against the pricks.
In this week's TLS, Anna Katharina Schaffner discusses Twee. [more inside]
posted by Sonny Jim on Feb 23, 2015 - 94 comments

"Let's go shopping"

The Bling Ring, Sofia Coppola's fifth feature film, went into wide release this week. Adapted from Nancy Jo Sales's article "The Subject Wore Loboutins" (excerpt) and the reality TV series Pretty Wild, has attracted some controversy on its release. [more inside]
posted by pxe2000 on Jun 23, 2013 - 66 comments

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The LEGO Suicides. A series of tragic deaths, built block by block. (flickr slideshow; non-slideshow link here)
posted by brain_drain on Feb 13, 2006 - 22 comments

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