Hipsters

May 2017
24:30

S1 Ep6 - The Next Big Thing

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The Next Big Thing - Feeling that the Western hipster has become a parody of itself, Sam travels to a place where the word “hipster” is just beginning to gain traction: China. Sam learns that the idea of the hipster doesn’t really exist in China - i...
25:51

S1 Ep5 - Tokyo Retro Fomo

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Tokyo Retro Fomo - Keen to further explore the hipsters’ love of things of the past, Sam travels to Tokyo. Sam meets some key players in Tokyo’s vintage underground and discovers that in Japan, hipness is not about borrowing the best bits of past su...
22:30

S1 Ep4 - The Future's Behind Us

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The Future’s Behind Us - Beer labels, café menus, pickle jars… most products targeting hipsters look like they were hand crafted by rural artisans deep in a mountain commune. Keen to understand the reasons behind the prevalence of rustic, oldworld b...
23:29

S1 Ep3 - Here Come The Hipsterpreneurs

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Here Come The Hipsterpreneurs - Selling everything from bespoke burritos to artisanal soap, businesses operated by and for hipsters are now everywhere - and they’re often owned by smart, young “hipsterpreneurs”. Sam wants to discover if this term me...
April 2017
22:38

S1 Ep2 - Fix Me A Snack

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Fix Me A Snack - Samuel Johnson pedals deep into the hipster world with an investigation of their ride of choice - the now ubiquitous fixed gear bike. What’s the appeal of a bike with no gears or brakes? Sam will need nerves (and thighs) of steel to...
23:37

S1 Ep1 - What Is A Hipster?

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What is a Hipster? - How did fixed gear bikes, artisanal cheese, craft beer and long beards evolve from being niche trends to clichés and commodities? The charming but not particularly hip Samuel Johnson digs into the past to find the origins of the...
March 2015

Ep 2 - promo

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What’s the appeal of a bike with no gears or brakes? Sam will need nerves (and thighs) of steel to find out. Sam also tries to catch his breath with a relaxing sandwich but can’t find a cafe that isn’t plastered with intimidating words like “artisa...

Movies For Mondays - Promo

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Movies For Mondays - Promo of Hipsters was broadcast by SBS 2 on Thursday 5 March 2015 at 22:00.

Promo

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Watch the first episode online before it hits the TV screens! Available right here Wednesday 11 March . How do things like fixed gear bikes, artisanal cheese, craft beer and beards evolve from being niche trends to ridiculous clichés? And why will n...
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