Tupac Covers XXL Magazine, Young Jeezy Featured On The Source
First Look At Superman in "Man of Steel"

Eastwood, PBR, Hipsters, And The Feels Old Man Meme

By 08.04.11

Gran Torino hit theaters at the end of 2008, and I enjoyed the jocular use or racial slurs as much as anyone, but I guess PBR didn’t have quite the hipster connotation that it does now because I don’t remember anyone making the easy “Clint Eastwood is way better at drinking PBR than hipsters” connection back then. But  that’s exactly what happened a couple of days ago when Redditor Illah titled the Gran Torino movie still of Eastwood pounding PBRs on his front porch, “Attention Hipsters: This Is the Correct Way to Drink PBR”.
The internet immediately fell (back?) in love with the image. And I fell back in love with the idea that Clint Eastwood is sad everyone is a p*ssy. I wanted to run with a meme implementing Eastwood disapproving of how hipsters drink PBR. Alas, the follow through wasn’t there. Thankfully the crew at Slackstory decided to create “Feels Old Man: The Advice Meme for Young Old People”, where late twenty, early thirtysomethings lament on things that suddenly make them feel like an old man drinking PBR on a porch. It’s an acquired taste, but all the best memes are, and if you’re in the demographic and internet/pop culture friendly it hits home. I also appreciate the play on “Feels Good Man”.
So above I’ve made my own version of “Feels Old Man”, with the addition of young PBR-drinking hipsters tormenting Eastwood (my original take). To follow you’ll find my favorite “Feels Old Man” variations and then a couple of my own “Clint Eastwood Is Sad That Hipsters Drink PBRs Like P*ssies” variety. I don’t have any evidence but I’m also pretty sure Clint is responsible for making Sad Hipster so sad.

Source Slackstory Via Buzzfeed
 


TOPICS#MEMES
TAGSCLINT EASTWOODFEELS OLD MANGRAN TORINOHIPSTERSPBRREDDIT

Join The Discussion


[avatar]

Join the discussion. or Register





Powered by WordPress.com VIP