The Top Five Least-Hipster Buildings in Downtown Dallas, According to Me

In the spirit of the stupidest list that’s skimmed my desk in months (“Discover the 10 Least Hipster Cities in the Country“), I present The Top Five Least-Hipster Buildings in Downtown Dallas, According to Me:

5. Renaissance Tower- I’m more of a rococo fan.

4. (TIE) Bank of America Plaza, Comerica Bank Tower – Occupy Your Mind, mannnn, and the banks will fall.

3. Fountain Place- Let that water live freely, brother, not trapped in a fountain.

2. Thanksgiving Tower- “Have you ever read ‘A People’s History of the United States?’ It’ll blow your skull. Anyway, smallpox on blankets. And they didn’t even eat turkeys.”

1. Patriot Tower- Jingoistic monsters.


  • BradfordPearson

    And here’s the problem: hipster means nothing. The word is worthless. Black hat, black jeans, Moleskine: hipster. Flannel shirt, beard, canteen: hipster. Olde tyme bloomers, Virginia Woolf tattoo, Big Bird sneakers: hipster.

  • Bobtex

    Rarely have I read a post and its comments, and had not a clue as to what they were talking about. I mean, the words are all English words, and they each have meanings, but the way they are assembled just makes no sense to me. Maybe they left out every third word. Or maybe when you use your anus instead of your mouth the words just naturally come out that way. I gave up on understanding teenagers a long time ago (about when I had two of them), but when I can’t understand what seems to pass for popular culture, perhaps its time to just lay down and die.

  • thufir_hawat

    Categories and descriptors can be broad without being meaningless or worthless.

    Scott Joplin: Jazz. Jelly Roll Morton: Jazz. Louis Armstrong: Jazz. Duke Ellington: Jazz. Thelonious Monk: Jazz. Clifford Brown: Jazz. Stan Getz: Jazz. Miles Davis: Jazz.

    In the taxonomy of “hipster,” you describe a few decent species; all belong the same genus though.

  • Avid Reader

    Hipster might mean nothing; but you know it when you see it. Totally agree with thufir, you went with the hippie motif instead of hipster.