It is always amusing to realize how completely predictable we are. You just have to visit Stuff White People Like, to feel like the most unoriginal person in the world. Yet, instead of saying that we're completely unimaginative, we prefer to call it for what it is;
being children of of our time.
The most recent 'Aha'-experience of mainstream-ness came from Paste Magazine's Evolution of the Hipster spread. It lists the different gals and guys of the 21st Century's first decade and we couldn't have been provided with a more accurate inventory of our favorite boys;
2000 The Emo - check, check
2002 The Ashton - check
2004 The Twee - check
2006 The Mountain Man - check, check, check,
check, check, check, check, check, etc.
2008 The Williamsburg - check, check, check