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Way to Get on a Hipster Photo Website

  • “Motherfucker”

    By substituting nubile clubbers for boldfaced names, hipsterazzi Websites like Last Night’s Party and the Cobrasnake have become today’s social diaries. Your best chance of having your picture preserved for posterity is at the roaming “Motherfucker” parties, which are packed with a photogenic array of towering drag queens, gothy rockers, and the requisite dirty-denim contingent. So throw on a cleavage-baring tee and add an asymmetrical haircut. Local filmmaker David Casey recently announced that he’s shooting a documentary about the parties for the rest of the year, which means you might end up on the big screen.

From the 2006 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine

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