Unironic Fun

Whenever I know about something, I assume everyone does. So everyone has been enjoying The Burg, web only TV show chronicling the lives of hipsters in Williamsburg, right?

Well, if you haven’t been, you should, because it’s really good. Ostensibly, the show mocks hipsters, but the characters on the show aren’t the headband-wearing, disenchanted chain-smokers so often found on the L. Instead, they’re twenty-somethings with limited social and professional responsibilities trying to figure out what to do with themselves. Their aesthetic sensibilities and attempts to understand coolness remind me a lot of my friends and me.

The most recent episode, “