It’s time for another round of the Blue Plate Special — all the latest Gen X articles, tweets and posts.
First, the important stuff. In case you missed it the last time I posted it all over the Internet, Gen Xers are running for president. Not, exactly for the first time, though. President Obama was born in 1961. By broadest definition, he is a Gen-Xer and one time identified himself as Generation Jones.
Judy Blume Has A New Book Out
Judy Blume (Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret) has a new book, In The Unlikely Event, and somehow she and Molly Ringwold ended up on the same stage talking about it.
— Molly Ringwald (@MollyRingwald) June 8, 2015
Did you hear? The hipster is dead. He’s been replaced by the yuccie. More about this here:
Xers Breaking Silence
If My Sharona is playing in the grocery store, you have to dance like Janeane Garofalo or turn in your GenX card. Only choices, right?
— Allie Larkin (@AllieLarkin) June 17, 2015
The posting of this tweet does not constitute endorsement.
As a proud Gen-Xer I support Coliseum-style death matches pitting Boomers against Millennials. — The Vault Smeller (@turnageb) June 16, 2015
With this tweet, Glenda’s Gen X privileges were suspended.
— Glenda Vaquerano (@GlendaVee) June 12, 2015
What’s it really like to be 18-years-old in America Today?
This spring, Matter worked with a class of high school seniors in the San Francisco Bay Area to find the answer to that question. Through a series of projects — some written, others visual— the students told their own stories and captured a vibrant portrait of their lives. Here is the result: A raw, raucous and very real of depiction of what it’s like to be an American teen today.
Retirement Reality Bites for Generation X, Ya’ll.
Continue reading Gen X Was Right: Reality Does Bite on Bloomberg Business.
New York AARP on Gen X Stress and Anxiety
Next Wednesday, June 24, the AARP will release a groundbreaking New York City survey on the financial security and retirement savings crisis facing the city’s Gen X and Baby Boomer generations. Click here to read more.
That’s all for this time!