a karmic flu-like epidemic that plagues only individuals with high levels of pretension (in most cases, said pretensions are music-related).
The last reported outbreak occurred in San Francisco in June of 2009.
FIXED-GEAR BIKE RIDER #1: I'm working 40 hours this week at my independently-owned-and-operated fair-trade coffee shop on Valencia St this week. Not to mention the paper I have to write contrasting Sartre and Camus for my French Existentialism class. I absolutely cannot afford to contract hipster flu!
FIXED-GEAR BIKE RIDER #2: oh man, you better start listening to some Donna Summer non-ironically!