Bobos 2.0: The New Cool is a Hand-Crank Grain Mill

Twelve years ago, David Brooks coined a term for the new educated elite. He called them Bobos, short for bourgeois bohemians.  In his bestselling book Bobos in Paradise, Brooks identified, analyzed, and ridiculed the people (himself included), who make up the new establishment. “These Bobos define our age,” Brooks said. Mixing bourgeois morals and mores … Continued


The Daily Pop Culture Scene

The $8,000 Chicken McNugget–The Telegraph Is This Headline Out of Line?–Rolling Stone The Punk Businesswoman Debuts at Paris’ Fashion Week–WSJ The Amazing Thank-You Notes of Famous People–Huff Post Are These Magazine Covers Racist?–The Daily Beast The Story Behind the “Keep Calm & Carry On” Poster–Atlantic The New Morality of Eating: Sin, Confession, Penance–Spiked The Lorax … Continued