Online dating for hipsters
“On our blog, we make fun of everyone,” the editor and founder, known only as “Solo Jax” said in an email interview.Since the blog got started in 2005, hipsters have been in their crosshairs regularly.In 2002, entrepreneur and self described “internet rock star” Ben Brown and friend Adam Mathes capitalized on the newly emerging trend, creating a personal ads space for their magazine Uber.
The Xers are on JDate and now, in part because they hang out less and in part because they are looking for a ‘relationship.’” But even in the digital age, first impressions still matter, and sometimes, how you present yourself can mark you as a Don Juan- or a fool.
“I just think that ‘being yourself’ is a bold decision.
“We collected ads from various sites all over the globe,” he said.“We just helped corner the Google search for hipster personal ads.” To aid in the search for all things hipster personals, the team at Stupid Personals deploy an array of tools- from Flicker photo streams to odds and ends that make their way into their email inboxes.
Another blog, whywomenhatemen.does the same thing, from a women’s point of view, and in a touch of irony- is written by a man (allegedly).
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