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History

Here’s what you need to know about ‘rebel consumers,’ gentrification and why Americans hate the ‘hipster’ label

Indie musicians. Vagabonds. Corporate art aficionados.

Who Were the First Hipsters?


Fashion

Swear to the stars — never scorn your socks

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Image by Ellie Burgin on Pexels


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May Otis Blackburn and daughter Ruth. Image from L.A. Times Archive at UCLA

Beware the Great Eleven


Mental Health

Here’s what you need to know about the Johari Window, and why you should value authenticity over being ‘right’

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Photo by Dawn Armfield on Unsplash


Write when you’re broken. When arguing. Write when nothing else makes sense. Just take care not to let your words get in the way.

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Image by Med Ahabchane from Pixabay


Mental Health

Here’s why you struggle to trust unfamiliar medications, and what to do when you take what the doctor ordered

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Image by Alexandr Litovchenko from Pixabay

Cat Baklarz

|Los Angeles| Environmentalist, Writer, Historian of the Weird. I seek to shield this dimension from ruin, or something.

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