A certain breed of Yankee, cracker of the male or female persuasion who thinks they're smarter than the average person -- their tastes more refined, their penchant to derive 'meaning' more pronounced. This person is typically between the ages of 15 and 19. They're not particularly well-read (though they think they are because they've read Invisible Monsters AND Survivor ). Their knowledge of music consists almost entirely of the recent Pitchforkmedia canon and maybe the Velvet Underground. If they like rap at all, their favorite artist is probably Kayne West. And when it comes to film, they crave stale, borderline offensive shit like, "Donnie Darko". In fact, the main character of Donnie Darko is the patron saint. The character's disenchantment with suburban cracker culture resonates with our hypocritical young teen. Like the Donnie Darko guy, this kid can't actually leave suburban cracker culture behind, cultivating a distinct personality, considering the world, music, film, on radically different terms. That would involve far too much work for our young teen, who'd rather fake it than make it. They detest the generic white-washed culture so much, yet conform to every idea prolonged by the rebellious mainstream. They keep other cultures at arms length, arrogantly holding their nose. Their old friends and family tolerate them because everyone knows they haven't gone nearly as far as they think they have and that they'll eventually come back to where it started. They genera...more...