most often children of the rich and famous, mainly the entertainment industry, who have attended any of the los angeles high schools (mostly private and on the west side) (crossroads, new roads, harvard-westlake, marymount, archer, windward, wildwood, marlborough, malibu high, etc.) and eventually use their standing to become key figures of alternative culture. alumni previously took advantage of their status to enter hollywood, with celebrities like gwyneth paltrow and jack black becoming household names. the students of these schools now aim for the trendier though ultimately less lucrative career path of becoming stars in the alt world, due in part to the advent of the internet and the opening of the indie floodgates circa 2006-2008. most of them live in malibu, beverly hills, pacific palisades, brentwood or other high income suburbs, although they will deny this and state they are from “la” to avoid embarr-ssment. they desperately attempt to hide from their parent’s money, although they have no problem spending it. they take pictures of their food at urth caffe and post them online daily. underage girls fill the likes of the smell nightly in an attempt to improve their alt visibility. they have no problem funding coach-lla trips, sometimes attending both weekends. when they graduate they fill the likes of new york city, san francisco, portland, echo park and silverlake. you will encounter at least one at almost any party.
zooey deschanel is maybe the most well-known alt graduate of a “-roads” school, but her fame began before independent culture truly hit the mainstream and thus she predates the altluminati in its present form. notable, more contemporary examples include zosia mamet, zoe kazan, earl sweatshirt, jonah hill, tennessee thomas, elvis perkins, the morning benders (pop etc), dawes, jesse jo stark, ariel pink, devendra banhart, bethany cosentino (of best coast), and amadéus leopold.
the corrupt indie machine, as described by carles, is run by the altluminati.
- andrew stockdale
1. proof that white dudes can rock an afro too. 2. guitarist/singer/songwriter of the band wolfmother check out andrew stockdale’s fro! slang for a 32 year old australian man who makes writes mindblowing songs and is the best active guitarist in the world. also has an afro, kick -ss beard and wicked cool boots. “dude, […]
andyc-p-tion: definition: the condition of looking forward to a sign of life, especially with eagerness and from a person named andy. i am waiting in andyc-p-tion for a message from my friend.
a derogatory term saved for people claiming and openly stating that they are a part of anonymous. usually idiots who want to be a part of anonymous because they think it would be cool or that they could use anonymous as a personal army. will often quote the “catchphrase of anonymous, “because none of us […]
- rule vii
anything after final fantasy vii made by square-enix and not by squaresoft that claims to be apart of the series is false. it is also used on the gamefaqs board to causally dismiss the cannon of the spin-off t-tles: advent children, dirge of cereberus, crisis core, and of course, final fantasy x-2. mainly due to […]
- flooded out
another way to describe fancy jewelry iced out “maybe cause i’m fly and my chain flooded out”-jae millz when a car will not start unless you give a long and hard 5 minute non-stop crank. oh my, that lady’s car is flooded out!!!!!!