“if you think the concept of hip is dead all it means is you’re not hip anymore,” i was told today. and just now i came across “the kids are alright” from the washington post—almost out of the semi-lucrative, after all these years, 18-34 demographic, the author is, and the whole of the article is centered around this newer musical generation gap, thongs versus being hot for teacher, the sweetness of ‘nsync versus the foppishness of duran duran. “None of the music I like comes with Parental Advisory stickers and I guess this is my way of knowing I’ve died. I’m supposed to go quietly.” too true, too true.