Why is it so difficult to stop mass shootings in the U.S.?
Following recent mass shootings, NewsHour begins a series called “Guns in America” where we will talk with people intimately involved in the gun control debate. Tonight we speak to author and advocate...
History of the hippie movement
The hippie subculture began its development as a youth movement in the United States during the early 1960s and then developed around the world. Its origins may be traced to European social movements...
History of the hippie movement - Wikipedia
Youth International Party
The Youth International Party, whose members were commonly called Yippies, was a radically youth-oriented and countercultural revolutionary offshoot of the free speech and anti-war movements of the 19...
Youth International Party - Wikipedia
Why is it so difficult to stop mass shootings in the U.S.?
Following recent mass shootings, NewsHour begins a series called “Guns in America” where we will talk with people intimately involved in the gun control debate. Tonight we speak to author and advocate...
Drop City
Drop City was a counterculture artists' community that formed in southern Colorado in 1965. Abandoned by the early 1970s, it became known as the first rural "hippie commune".
In 1965, the four or...
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Gun culture in Pakistan
Gun politics in Pakistan refers to the wide ownership of firearms in Pakistan. Only tribal areas of the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa permits the ownership of heavy weaponry including the use of rock...
Bright young things
The Bright Young Things, or Bright Young People, was a nickname given by the tabloid press to a group of bohemian young aristocrats and socialites in 1920s London. They threw elaborate fancy dress par...
History of subcultures in the 20th century
The 20th century saw the rise and fall of many subcultures.
In the early part of the 20th century, subcultures were mostly informal groupings of like-minded individuals with the same views or lif...
History of subcultures in the 20th century - Wikipedia
Swing Kids
The Swing Kids (also known as Swing Youth, German: Swingjugend) were a group of jazz and swing lovers in Germany in the 1930s, mainly in Hamburg and Berlin. They were composed of 14 to 18-year-old boy...
Swing Kids - Wikipedia
Middlebrow
The term middlebrow describes both a certain type of easily accessible art, often literature, as well as (more negatively) the population that uses art to acquire culture and class that is usually una...
Psychedelic Rock
Psychedelic rock is a style of rock music that is inspired or influenced by psychedelic culture and attempts to replicate and enhance the mind-altering experiences of psychedelic drugs. It often uses ...
Psychedelic Rock - Wikipedia
Global gun cultures
Gun cultures are found around the world, and evidence various attitudes towards guns in such places as the United States, UK, and Pakistan. Among the most studied and discussed global gun cultures is ...
Global gun cultures - Wikipedia
Roaring Twenties
The Roaring Twenties refers to the 1920s in the United States and Europe, characterizing the decade's distinctive cultural edge in New York, Montreal, Chicago, Paris, Berlin, London, Los Angeles, and ...
Roaring Twenties - Wikipedia
Geek
The word geek is a slang term originally used to describe eccentric or non-mainstream people; in current use, the word typically connotes an expert or enthusiast or a person obsessed with a hobby or i...
College rock
College rock was the alternative rock music played on student-run university and college campus radio stations located in the United States and Canada in the 1980s. The stations' playlists were often...
Swing Kids (film)
Swing Kids is a 1993 American musical drama film directed by Thomas Carter and starring Christian Bale, Robert Sean Leonard and Frank Whaley. In pre-World War II Germany, two high school students, Pe...
Swing Kids (film) - Wikipedia
Nihil Pop Organization

The Nihil Pop Organization is a counter-cultural organization, born in the late 1970s, probably in New York or Boston, and that evolved to a terrorist group in the early 90's. It was connected to...
Suicide Club (secret society)
The Suicide Club was a secret society in San Francisco credited as the first modern extreme urban exploration society, and also known for anarchic group pranks. Despite the name the club was not actua...
Flapper
Flappers were a "new breed" of young Western women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to jazz, and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behavior....
Flapper - Wikipedia
Anorak (slang)
In British slang an anorak /ˈænəræk/ is a person who has a very strong interest, perhaps obsessive, in niche subjects. This interest may be unacknowledged or not understood by the general public. The ...
Anorak (slang) - Wikipedia
Deathrock
Deathrock is a subgenre of punk rock incorporating horror elements and spooky atmospherics, that emerged on the West Coast of the United States in the early 1980s.
Deathrock songs use simple chord...
UK82
Street punk (alternatively spelled streetpunk) is a working class-based genre of punk rock which took shape in the early 1980s, partly as a rebellion against the perceived artistic pretensions of the ...
UK82 - Wikipedia
Mojave phone booth
The Mojave phone booth was a lone telephone booth in what is now the Mojave National Preserve in California, which attracted online attention in 1997 for its unusual location. Installed in the 1960s, ...
Bright Young Things
Bright Young Things is a 2003 British drama film written and directed by Stephen Fry. The screenplay, based on the 1930 novel Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh, provides satirical social commentary about t...
Bright Young Things - Wikipedia
Freak
In current usage, the word "freak" is commonly used to refer to a person with something strikingly unusual about their appearance or behaviour. This usage dates from the so-called freak scene of the 1...
Freak - Wikipedia
Freak scene
The freak scene was a term used by a slightly post-hippie and pre-punk style of bohemian subculture. It referred to overlaps between politicised pacifist post-hippies, generally non-political progress...
German Youth Movement
The German Youth Movement (German: Die deutsche Jugendbewegung) is a collective term for a cultural and educational movement that started in 1896. It consists of numerous associations of young peo...
Gun culture
Gun cultures are found around the world, and evidence various attitudes towards guns in such places as the United States, UK, and Pakistan. Among the most studied and discussed global gun cultures is ...
Gun culture - Wikipedia
Halbstarke
Halbstarke ("beatnik", literally "half-strongs") is a German term describing a postwar-period subculture of adolescents – mostly male and of working class parents – that appeared in public in an aggre...