Hasan D Piker: The Ultimate Woke Bae

Hasan D Piker – The Ultimate Woke Bae

Woke – adj.

A state of perceived intellectual superiority one gains by reading The Huffington Post.

Bæ – noun.

Bæ/bae is a Danish word for poop. Also used by people on the internet who think it means baby, sweetie etc.



Hasan Piker is a producer, content creator, and host for The Young Turks and hosts Pop Crunch. He is based in Los Angeles, California but was born in New Jersey.  He is good woke bae who has been popping up on your newsfeed dropping knowledge.


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Hasan is introducing a new era of informing the population, by speaking more directly to his audience and doing so with more style and a vernacular more in touch with his generation.

He is the reasoned, intelligent and uncensored voice of the millennia, with videos like this going viral:


He takes a stand for what he believes in, facing down arguments with evidence and logic.  His regular take down of popular host Tomi Lahren is both informative, entertaining, and part of an ongoing romance saga where we all hope that Tomi and Hasan can see past their differences and fall in love – we are rooting for you Hasan!


He is smart, got style and has a sense of humour:  whats not to love!?



The man has style.





He got rings..




Lots of rings…






He gives a well-informed, balanced opinion. He loves dogs. And he lifts.  His ability to connect with his audience has garnered him some serious social media following:  



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and Instagram…




If he isn’t, he is definitely a contender for the “ultimate work bae” We caught up with Hasan to ask him a few TC related questions:


Where is “home” to you? *

Home for me could be anywhere on the planet. I’ve called many places my home. Currently it’s Los Angeles. But I’ve lived and loved Istanbul, Miami, and New York. 

Is it important to have a “home”? *

Absolutely. Home is where you find comfort, a place where you know all the best kebab joints. Home to me is when I walk into a restaurant or club and know the people working there. A sense of family outside of inheritance. 

What are your parents nationality/ culture – did they seek to pass this on to you? *

My parents are both Turkish. I grew up in Turkish culture. My father is definitely a staunch capitalist and somewhat conservative by American standard but absolutely a progressive by Turkish standards. My mother on the other hand is an art historian feminist one of the most progressive people you’ll ever meet. While my parents brought me up with Turkish culture, they were very open minded about my exploration. 

What culture would you give your child/ raise your child in? *

Globalism. I wonder if that’s scary to folks. Probably not to readers of this publication.

Is it important to have a sense of inherited cultural identity? *

Yes. Rooting your ideals in one culture can have its benefits. For example my take on the necessity of social programs comes from the communal aspect of middle eastern culture. 

Where do you get/ learn your culture? *

The internet now. Lol. 

What’s the best way to exposure yourself to another culture? *

Live in it. But the second best thing would be to live in it’s art. I was heavily exposed to western culture, specifically American culture, because I was drawn to it at an early age. I found myself bootlegging American TV shows and movies (one that comes to mind) How I Met Your Mother, I loved reading American literature. 

Is it important to feel like you “belong” somewhere? *

Absolutely. But it’s up to us create that feeling of belonging.



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