LATF Hipster (24)
By: Joshua Glenn | Categories: Haw-Haw, Most Visited

Twenty-fourth in a series of posts asking you to look at that forgotten hipster.

chaplin

Charlie Chaplin in Hollywood, c. 1916

Photo from England’s National Media Museum.

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SIMILAR HILOBROW SERIES: BICYCLE KICK | CECI EST UNE PIPE — a gallery | CHESS MATCH — a gallery | EGGHEAD — a gallery | FILE X — a gallery | HILOBROW COVERS — a gallery

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Joshua Glenn is a Boston-based semiotic culture and brand analyst. He is editor/publisher of HILOBROW and the Radium Age science fiction imprint HILOBOOKS. In addition, Josh is co-author of several books, including (with Mark Kingwell and the cartoonist Seth) THE IDLER'S GLOSSARY and THE WAGE SLAVE'S GLOSSARY, the object-oriented story collections TAKING THINGS SERIOUSLY and (with Rob Walker) SIGNIFICANT OBJECTS, and (with Elizabeth Foy Larsen) the family activities guides UNBORED, UNBORED GAMES, and the forthcoming UNBORED ADVENTURE. In the ’00s, Josh was an editor and columnist for the BOSTON GLOBE's IDEAS section; in the ’90s, he published the high-lowbrow zine/journal HERMENAUT.