[KINDLE] ✽ Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture By Douglas Coupland – Plummovies.info

[KINDLE] ✽ Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture By Douglas Coupland – Plummovies.info Andy, Dag And Claire Have Been Handed A Society Priced Beyond Their Means Twentysomethings, Brought Up With Divorce, Watergate And Three Mile Island, And Scarred By The 80s Fall Out Of Yuppies, Recession, Crack And Ronald Reagan, They Represent The New Generation Generation X.Fiercely Suspicious Of Being Lumped Together As An Advertiser S Target Market, They Have Quit Dreary Careers And Cut Themselves Adrift In The California Desert Unsure Of Their Futures, They Immerse Themselves In A Regime Of Heavy Drinking And Working At No Future McJobs In The Service Industry.Underemployed, Overeducated, Intensely Private And Unpredictable, They Have Nowhere To Direct Their Anger, No One To Assuage Their Fears, And No Culture To Replace Their Anomie So They Tell Stories Disturbingly Funny Tales That Reveal Their Barricaded Inner World A World Populated With Dead TV Shows, Elvis Moments And Semi Disposable Swedish Furniture


10 thoughts on “Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture

  1. Greg Greg says:

    For years before reading this book I hated it I hated it so much I think at least half of my zines have somewhere the line Fuck you Coupland at least once in so


  2. Fabian Fabian says:

    Does the term overload make or break the novel Lets just say that in its o so 80 s rampantly materialistic take on self imposed post mid twenty crisis survivors, the bo


  3. Damien Damien says:

    Young white privilege all dressed up and no where to go


  4. Barbara Barbara says:

    This is the story of a handful of Generation X ers, defined as people born between 1960 and 1980 In the book three late twenty someones Andy, Claire, and Dag separately give up their u


  5. Fergus Fergus says:

    Last night, I had to ease myself down from an OCD treadmill, after a day spent fending off incessant reminders from the authorities that the world was no longer a safe or a healthy place, and


  6. AnneMarie AnneMarie says:

    What a boring and pretentious book It s the kind of writing that would have seriously impressed me when I was 14, full of consciously witty soundbites.What I really don t like about it is the glorifie


  7. Leftbanker Leftbanker says:

    I give this book five stars even though it really isn t much of a novel, it s mainly just three kids telling stories about how they view the creepy world of consumerism and status I read this shortly after re


  8. Sophia Sophia says:

    I ve been thinking about why I still love this book, when I hate movies like Lost in Translation and Reality Bites I think it s because the characters are so active Andy, Dag and Claire don t lie around hotel rooms i


  9. Lisa Lisa says:

    Credited with terming low paying low status unsatisfying dead end employment as a McJob and introducing popularizing the phrase Generation X to the American lexicon, Coupland conveys the lives of three friends as they attemp


  10. Paul Bryant Paul Bryant says:

    With some things you know exactly what they re going to be like before you experience them and you hope you re proved wrong I saw A Mighty Wind recently and shouldn t have bothered good film well made and all, but utterly predictabl


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