Yuccies – cherish ‘craft’ beer and ‘artisanal’ food, like ‘authentic’ holiday destinations – are hipster versions of yuppies: they want personal success and financial gain while keeping their ‘creative autonomy’. They’re just victims of clever marketing

Blur, Oasis, Pulp. Hard to believe it now, but back in the 1990s they were the epitome of cool. These days they’re part of the establishment and modern life is still pretty rubbish. In the run-up to Blur’s IMMA gig next week, time to ponder how Britpop fell flat


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