We had our own brief discussion about whether or not Brooklyn is becoming too twee, but we weren’t the only ones. Over at New York Magazine, the commenters had their own rage issues to work out about hipsters and transplants. To be fair, they were able to stay on topic without veering off into whether or not B. Hussein Obama was actually born here, something you don’t see in the comments section of YouTube, the Post or even the Wall Street Journal, apparently. Hell, some of the comments were even in defense of the foodies. Presented below are some favorites.
“DIEHIPSTER” is actually German for “THEHIPSTER”
I like this person because he makes good points but he also sounds like a condescending asshole. Like me!
YOU GUYS! Time travel is possible! How else to explain this person wielding an argument that was last relevant eight years ago? Now go, Nunavyorkunsern, hop back in your incredible machine and kill Hitler!
Shut up, you and your well-reasoned arguments and lack of outrage. Where do you think you are, Charlie Rose?
BreadBabe seems like a mom. Like, you can see her patiently explaining to a child why throwing rocks at someone isn’t an acceptable thing to do in the same exact tone as this comment. Hell, she makes me feel bad for snarking on the other comments.
BERNIE GOETZ MEMORIAL SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN CRAZINESS
There was a comment that was way too long for a single screenshot but has to be highlighted for laughs.
I know, right? What’s the difference between Domino’s and My Little Pizzeria? They both make pizza, so the answer must be nothing. That comments goes on for paragraphs more and ends with a demand to “take a walk around TJ Maxx.”
Follow David: @HerbertHarper.