Blue Plate Special
Today, The Grapes of Wrath turns 75. This was one of my favorite books in college. Since I’m from Oklahoma is has even more significance for me. By the way, here is a post I wrote about some interesting artwork in Oklahoma City as it relates to the Dust Bowl.
Millennials just don’t get it! How the Muppets created Generation X (Salon) This story reminds me of a guest post Tara wrote on this blog. It was a kind of tribute to Jim Henson. I really enjoyed it!Muppet Magazine | 1983
How Generation X Will Save the World (Scholars and Rogues) This blogger use to write about Generation X frequently. I was glad to see her back with this piece.
On Brendan Small and Home Movies: How A Late-Nineties Series Animated The Divorce Epidemic (The Point Magazine)
A Gen-Xer writes about the death of the TV re-run. Check it out on ScreenCrush. What was your favorite re-run?
The Next America: America is in the midst of two demographic transformations. Our population is becoming majority non-white and a record share are going gray. Click here to read a wonderful new report from the Pew Research Center