Why Trend Journalism Is Breath-Takingly Stupid (Or: Brooklynites Likeā€¦

I expect trend pieces to be bad. I expect them to be superficial, hacky, tendentious, filled with irritating neologisms, short-sighted, over-determined, thesis-driven and not truly "reported," and to be built around quotes from the author's own friends. This is journalism. » 5/25/10 3:40pm 5/25/10 3:40pm