Will lousy goddamn hipsters save the American economy? PBS investigates!

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Fresh off of helping a 90-year-old bar turn a profit, lousy goddamn hipsters are getting another boost from an unlikely source popular with grandpas, as PBS investigates this newfangled artisan economy their grandkids are always going on about. Brooklyn, according to artisan investigator Paul Solman was once a nothing backwater (HIS WORDS NOT OURS) that has now been transformed by hipsters making their own popsicles, alcoholic slushes, kombucha and dog leashes in the Pfizer Building. The “do your own thing” bug is spreading, at least to the people that Solman talked to, one pair in Boston who made their own bed bug-killing machine and a New York woman who started her own small-scale dementia counseling business. While the Pfizer Building only employes 1,000 people right now, Solman does point out that if the building winds up fully leased, it would provide the same amount of jobs as boner-building Pfizer did at its peak.

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