Sunday, January 18, 2009

Cool Kids

My second column for Late Night Wallflower is now online. This time, it's about division in sub-cultures.

Something I’ve wondered about ever since I started going to punk and hardcore shows is where a sense of elitism comes from. Yes, I know humans are humans, but one of the main draws of punk and hardcore is the sense of finding a crowd when you don’t think you fully belong anywhere else.

Read the rest here.

1 comment:

Blixaboy said...

it did not used to be this way in the late 80's and early 90's when I was going to punk shows. It was a lot more inclusive and a lot less elitist. I think the generation after mine totally missed the point of punk rock.

my 2 cents