Best Hipster Nostalgia San Francisco 2003 - "After School Special"
If you haven't noticed, kid power is all the rage these days. From the Toughskin-chic look to bike riding and make-out sessions, city hipsters seem determined to bring back the glory days of youth, when "rent" meant paying for skates at the roller rink and "pink slips" were only handed out on Valentine's Day. Reluctant grown-ups Jamie Atherton and Jeremy Lin -- known together as the Jimmys -- founded "After School Special" not only to satisfy a nostalgia fix, but also to find inspiration in kid-centric flicks like The Goonies, Times Square, and Over the Edge. The monthly film series has turned into a sure thing, with DJs spinning unironic selections from the early '80s and over-21 viewers squeezing into the club like kids in the candy store. The dot-com boom-and-bust may have taught San Franciscans that growing up is hard to do; one Tuesday a month, the Jimmys prove you don't have to.