a derogatory term used in the punk
, industrial, and goth
communities to describe the people who look totally normal for the majority of their lives, but then one day decide to purchase a complete wardrobe at hot topic
and infiltrate a scene. oftentimes these people have no sense of the history of their subculture
and assume that everything they don't know about must be mainstream
. they are often very nice people who are simply brainwashed by the consumerist culture into thinking that clothes are all there is to the counterculture.
hot pockets are easily identified by their overpriced tripp pants
t-shirts or shirts with sophmoric 'witty' sayings, torn chucks
, store-bought studded arm socks, scrawled-on eyeliner, and badly-dyed black hair, often greasy and/or streaked with dark red or auburn.
see also mallcore