HiLobrow’s All-Time Top 25 Posts
By: Joshua Glenn | Categories: Kudos, Popular

Yesterday, I posted several Top 25 Most Visited Posts and/or Pages lists. It was a long post, and I fear that the final list was buried. Here it is again!

The top 25 HiLobrow posts of all time

  1. Pop Arcana (#3: Cthulhu is Not Cute) — by Erik Davis
  2. Martha Graham — HiLo Hero item by Ingrid Schorr
  3. BP Logo Redesign — by Josh
  4. Pluperfect PDA Meme — by Josh
  5. Revivalist Generation (1974–83) — by Josh
  6. Pop Arcana (#4 — Damanhur) — by Erik Davis
  7. De Condimentis (#1 — Fish Sauce) — by Tom Nealon
  8. Syd Barrett — HiLo Hero item by Patrick Cates
  9. What Was the Hipster — by Josh
  10. Post-Romantic Generation (1825–33) — by Josh
  11. Reconstructionist Generation (1964–73) — by Josh
  12. Cee-Lo Green — HiLo Hero item by Jason Grote
  13. Mad Househusbands — by Josh
  14. Jackie Chan — HiLo Hero item by David Smay
  15. Discominimalism — by Josh (really: by Franklin Bruno)
  16. The Anarcho-Symbolist Generation (1864–73) — by Josh
  17. The Original Generation X (1954–63) — by Josh
  18. Ronnie Spector — HiLo Hero item by Mimi Lipson
  19. Cablegate Comix (#1) — by Joe Alterio
  20. Diana Rigg — HiLo Hero item by David Smay
  21. Social Darwikians Generation (1984–93) — by Josh
  22. Star Wars Semiotics — by Josh
  23. Tattooed Revivalists — by Josh
  24. Modernist Generation (1884–93) — by Josh
  25. Guy Fawkes Mask-ology — by Molly Sauter


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Joshua Glenn is an author, publisher, and semiotic analyst. He is co-author (with Mark Kingwell and the cartoonist Seth) of THE IDLER'S GLOSSARY and THE WAGE SLAVE'S GLOSSARY, co-editor of the object-oriented story collections TAKING THINGS SERIOUSLY and (with Rob Walker) SIGNIFICANT OBJECTS, and co-author (with Elizabeth Foy Larsen) of the family activities guide UNBORED and three forthcoming spinoffs, including UNBORED Games. He is editor of HILOBROW and publisher of the Radium Age science fiction imprint HiLoBooks. Also: Glenn manages a secretive online community known as the Hermenautic Circle; he is founding editor of the e-book club Save the Adventure; and he's a frequent co-host of Boing Boing's podcast GWEEK. In the ’00s, Glenn was an editor, columnist, and blogger for the Boston Globe's IDEAS section, he co-founded the international semiotics website SEMIONAUT, and contributed to CABINET, SLATE, and elsewhere. In the ’90s, he published the high-lowbrow zine/journal HERMENAUT, worked as a dotcom and magazine editor, and contributed to THE BAFFLER, FEED, and elsewhere. His publishing company is King Mixer, LLC; and his semiotic analysis consultancy is Semiovox LLC. He lives in Boston with his wife and children.