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Tag Archives: Generation X
Have you seen this nostalgic man?
Lost: male, white, 52, gently used. Wears glasses and occasional beard when the benefits of not shaving outweigh the benefits of not itching. English speaking, French faking. Distinguishing characteristics: avoids eye contact and commitments. Last seen in Nova Scotia, in … Continue reading
Posted in It Really Did Happen! Tagged aging, Generation X, humor, middle age, nostalgia 27 Comments
You say you want irresolution: Gen X at middle age
We’re very close to blowing it. Or maybe we already blew it. It’s hard to say, which, ironically, is the essential stance of Generation Maybe. We’re blowing it/blew it because Generation X, we post-Baby Boomers, have hit middle age and … Continue reading
Hello, Drake? It’s Adele.
“You used to call me on my cel-l-l-l pho-o-o-ne…” My daughter Abby looked up at me, puzzled, appalled. “How do you know that song?” she asked, which, now that I think about it, might have been code for, “Please stop … Continue reading
Posted in Music Tagged Adele, Aretha Franklin, dad rock, Drake, ELO, Generation X, getting old, Grimes, Hotline Bling, humor, music, Netflix and chill, no long relevant, Stop it dad 54 Comments
Forever 41: A Company Prospectus
Our Vision Forever 41 is a clothing and lifestyle retailer for people who grew up in the eighties wishing they were growing up in the sixties and are glad they aren’t growing up now. Tapping into this nostalgia for feeling … Continue reading
Posted in Never Happened Tagged aging, clothing, disillusioned adults, fashion, Forever 21, Generation X, humor, John Hughes, middle age, retail, satire, shopping, Wilco 50 Comments