Okay, so it's childish, immature and completely cliche, but I just can't resist calling out posers. If you don't know what a poser is, just read this standard definition set forth by yours truly!
POSER (noun) 1. an individual who, with limited knowledge, pretends to understand a particular trend; 2. an individual seeking a particular social-scene because it's trendy; 3. this dude at the coffee shop.
So Kayla and I went to get some coffee and WHOA! the dude was wearing a Mayhem tee-shirt. If you don't know who Mayhem is (and you probably don't) just understand that they have a rather unique band history, especially concerning the founding members. So, I asked this dude at the coffee shop if he liked the band Mayhem, to which he replied he did, and then I proceeded to uncover that he had actually no knowledge of the band's history. Now, that may seem rather inane, but the band's foundation was a crucial moment not only for the band but for the music scene in which the band was involved. And this guy, proclaiming to be a fan (not just of the band, but of the scene) was completely oblivious to those critical events.
"Rough Music" by Simon Kurt Unsworth
5 years ago