Today in brief: What do you get when you cross a bestselling YA book-and-film sensation with the humour of Stuff White People Like? The Hipster Games. This terrific little parody will tickle the fancy of literary lovers (and hipsters) everywhere. May the Trends Be Ever in Your Favour.
The Hunger Games is the film – and the book series – of the moment.
Everyone’s talking about it, from comparing how the screen version measures up to the beloved books (verdict: pretty well), to comparing independent, kick-ass heroine Katniss Aberdeen with Bella Swan, Twilight’s damsel in distress.
And now there’s a parody (discovered via Mamamia) that will tickle the fancy of literary types everywhere: The Hipster Games.
‘No!’ she cries. ‘She’s not ready! Her clothes aren’t even vegan!’
Let’s just say it involves battles over vinyl records, a talismanic brooch of the Mockingjays, ‘a rad post-punk band from the late seventies’ – and the line, ‘I just really miss brunch, you know’.
If Christian Lander’s Stuff White People Like made you giggle (or cringe in semi-recognition), this parody is for you …
May the Trends Be Ever in Your Favour.
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