A techie tried up to now an artist and it went very, very flawed.
And when it made it to the radio, this mismatch grew to become the newest instance of the rising divide between the tech business and the relaxation of the world.
This story comes courtesy of a “Second Date Update” segment on Brooke and Jubal in the Morning, on “Movin’ 92.5” in Seattle. That is one of those radio options the place they name up the one that didn’t wish to go a second date, to seek out out why.
As the story goes, guitar man Brenton meets “visible artist and sculptor” Megan whereas taking part in a gig. After he’s completed with his super-sexy guitar taking part in, they arrange a date. They meet for lunch — and that’s when issues change.
“He is available in and he’s carrying slacks and a button-up shirt,” Megan says. “He’s presupposed to be this scorching musician although…I’m making an attempt to determine what it’s, and inside 5 minutes of speaking to him, I notice he’s a f**king brogrammer.”
Brooke and Jubal are perplexed: What’s a brogrammer?
Megan explains, “These middle-age, white-guy, tech nerds which might be simply f**king taking on the metropolis…He’s not a true artist. He’s working for the man doing his tech programming stuff and pushing the artists out. … This man is precisely what we don’t want on this metropolis … They’re taking on the metropolis and f**king ruining it!”
Brenton, of course, is later revealed to be listening to the name on the present, and he’s fairly upset. “I can’t imagine you’re judging me as a result of I make a dwelling so I can do my artwork,” he says.
Megan responds, “You’re not an artist, Brenton, you’re a f**king hobbyist. It’s so unattractive.”
It’s artwork vs. commerce, Previous Seattle vs. New Seattle, all wrapped up in one very dangerous date. Go anyplace in the metropolis and strike up a dialog with anybody who doesn’t work in tech, and also you’ll be prone to hear related complaints about rising rents, impolite conduct and a sense of entitlement that comes solely from a paycheck.
On one other observe, relationship the broke-ass artist, typically a completely different however equally painful sort of narcissist, ain’t no picnic both. Ask any lady who’s had a “musician” boyfriend crashing at her pad for a month or two.
So, brogrammers vs. ravenous artists? Hearken to the phase under.