“If you know that I am an unbeliever, then you know me better than I do myself. I may be an unbeliever, but I am an unbeliever who has a nostalgia for a belief.”– Pier Paolo Pasolini
Hosanna in the Highest. Brooklyn’s now outdone itself in the field of marketing by giving a new age spin to that miracle-spinning virtuoso from Bethlehem. Meet the 21st century’s new and improved Jesus Christ …re-resurrected as the original hipster.
The Diocese was somewhat embarrassed that the ad was released unintentionally, appropriately perhaps, on April 1 (April Fools’ Day, of course). But since it’s gone to such groovy extremes, why should that matter anymore? Here in Park Slope, everyday seems like April Fools Day bordering on Halloween.
- Catholic ad: Jesus was original ‘hipster’ (fox4kc.com)
- Brooklyn Diocese Proclaims Jesus ‘The Original Hipster’ (newyork.cbslocal.com)
- Was Jesus The ‘Original Hipster’? (newsfeed.time.com)