10 Hipsterish Things Some Horror Fans Say and Do
Everybody should calm down and stop being elitist horror fans for a sec because you saw Battle Royale. How about the fans who READ the book? They're more hipster than the ppl who saw the movie. But they better not make a film about Ennis Preacher or I'm gonna bust heads....
Well don't I sound all fuckin hipserish right??? It got me thinking that we horror fans say and do some hipsterish things (sometimes we realize it, sometimes we don't). Oh I do them too, don't get me wrong. But when you think of horror fans in their late 20s, early 30s and older there is a level between these age gaps that have them acting like the vile Williamsburg scum we all despise. We are all guilty. Girls, that dark eyeliner is horror hipster-nista. Dudes, that beard you're growing? Alpha hipster. Here are few of the things I notice. I'm gonna get shit from this I know. Fuck.
1.) Anything made in the 70s and 80s is a fuckin cult classic
Remember, millennials think Scream is a cult classic and that was made in the 90s.
2.) We tell noobs to see the originals before the remakes
Sure Hollywood bastardizes the originals but some of our "originals" are remakes too.
3.) We're too good to see a movie based on a bestseller because we saw a cult movie based on a cult best seller
What could I be talking about?
4.) We all wear ironic horror t-shirts with humorish text or 80s slasher nostalgia
Yup I own a few of these Fright Rags.
5.) We constantly refer to Cannibal Holocaust and Blair Witch Project as the best found footage flicks. Everything else sucks.
Many of you will disagree with this. I just want another cannibal movie.
6.) We rage when Hollywood skull fucks our childhood by remaking horror movies, yet we go en masse and see these shitty movies
How ironic right?
7.) We all have horror blogs
I just called myself a horror hipster douche bag. I'm a sonnavabitch.
8.) We tell noobs that we've seen obscure, foreign, hard to find, banned video nasty films.
Most of these are on Amazon.com.
9.) We also say the French, Japanese, Chinese, Canadian, British, German make the best horror flicks these days.
We don't watch any of these because we hate subtitles.
10.) We've all met Kane Hodder, Ken Foree and Tiffany Shepis at some horror convention.
And we've all made that our Facebook profile photo.