Are you a Hipster? The Flowchart Quiz:

Via Waylon Lewis
on Nov 3, 2011
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Bonus reading… 10 Things that don’t make you a Hipster & One Thing that Does.
kerouac "on the road"

The term “hipster” originated in the 1940s, and was used to describe jazz afficionados, characterized by their “dress, slang, use of cannabis and other drugs, relaxed attitude, sarcastic humor, self-imposed poverty and relaxed sexual codes.” (


10 Signs you’re a true Hipster.

So, what is a hipster, really?



About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


2 Responses to “Are you a Hipster? The Flowchart Quiz:”

  1. […] On the Road – Jack Kerouac. Yeah, you have a copy. It’s a hipster materialist must-have. When was the last time you actually read it? Dig in. Get […]

  2. Amy E says:

    Apparently, I am a hipster. It's that flair for the ironic that clinched the deal.