Tripping Basketballs: Hoopsters Are Alive And Well At The Ultra Music…

While we declared the end to the Hoopster trend a year and a half ago, the Hoopsters show no signs of quitting—certainly not at this past weekend's Ultra music fest in Miami. For the uninitiated, Ultra is the social event for college kids who love Ecstasy and sort of like electronic music. Here are some highlights… » 3/28/12 2:05pm 3/28/12 2:05pm

Look At This Fucking Hoopster: Lollapalooza 2011 Edition

It is August in Chicago, and that, of course, means that young people have descended upon the city for Lollapalooza so that they can post Facebook albums of themselves drinking Budweiser tall boys with Kid Cudi in the background and the caption "post-punk punk is dead tho." It also means that it is very hot there, and as … » 8/08/11 7:30pm 8/08/11 7:30pm

Karl Malone Has A Special Delivery: Sports Posters From The '80s Are…

Alert the hoopsters! A series of sports lithographs created by John and Tock Costacos in the late 1980s are on display at Salon 94, a Manhattan gallery located on Freeman Alley in the Lower East Side, from June 23 until the end of July. There's an opening reception this Thursday night, from 6 to 8 p.m, and you are… » 6/21/11 2:40pm 6/21/11 2:40pm

Look At This Fucking Hoopster: "Michael Jordan," Playing Dodgeball In…

An occasional feature in which we spotlight the ridiculous trend of recontextualized basketball jerseys. Today: Hipster Jordan.

Player:
Michael Jordan
Team: 1992 U.S. men's national basketball team
Ubiquity: Fairly high
Scene: Williamsburg Cut Copy show/"Pool Party"
Unnecessarily Decimaled Score Out Of 10: 8.9
Analysis: » 8/18/10 6:30pm 8/18/10 6:30pm