Person who models the abstract and later specific behavior of individuals
trying to make a claim on certain media,i.e. literature, art, books, poetry, movies. A trend will then arise of "packaging", at which point, genres will mix into socially acceptable grab bags of media and somehow spawn a fashion
, normally causing these disillusioned individuals to start resembling the traits of characters, band members, and each other because he or she likes this " underground
" lifestyle and wants to be accepted by a discriminating crowd. In short, the sucker thinks these people have all the answers and conforms to some " be- yourself-but-be-us-subculture". Scenesters can range from genres of music such as Indie, emo, hardcore
, nerd rock,(math rock), metal heads, ska kids( skankers,Moonstompers), ravers, club kids, goth kids, mod kids,space rock,concept artists,retro throwbacks, punk, pop punk, to Donnie Darko
fans and other cult movies such as Heathers or Velvet Goldmine,poetry by Bukowski or Frost, cartoons such as Sponge Bob or shows like Nip/Tuck and The Simpsons
, books such as Catcher in the Rye
, The Virgin Suicides, Valley of the Dolls, Ask the Dust, and occasionally, The Communist
Manifesto,as most scenesters are anti-war and unless straight edge
, (refraining from sex or drugs of any kind) are heavily into drugs and alcohol
,poor with rich parents
, and slumming
.Essentially, they are their friends
, although some people will like what they like and be accused of being scenesters by mistake. The smart scenester
will say that is the case, because he or she knows it can't really be disproven except by baby pictures, second grade stories, and by God Himself.
is a true disgusting
now that she dyed her hair burgundy when she saw me doing it. I did it, because some girl on the Joan of Arc album had it that way, but that's because she copied the girl from Rainer Maria, and I told her after one of their shows that she should color it, so she did,and I thought'what the fuck
? That was my idea.' So I'm boycotting them."
" If you don't like Spoon, you should die."
" If I had shaggy hair and wore eyeliner
like your last boyfriend
, you would
love me more."
" The way these people look is the way I feel inside. They understand. I want to be part of their scene."