The Joy of Trash author talks about how D.A.R.E., bad TV, Weird Al Yankovic, and 9/11 created a generation of ironic idealists.
Beneath all the harm, humiliation, and non-consensual hair-shaving was a love of freedom.
Karla Vermeulen's Generation Disaster: Coming of Age Post-9/11 is a starting place to mend the new generation gap.
Plus: Homeschooling rates have doubled, the USPS is about to get even slower at delivering mail, and more...
Most college students borrow responsibly but the media can't stop showcasing people whose behavior is inexplicable and indefensible.
Plus: A primer on street surveillance, new video from Sandra Bland's cellphone, and more...
'Gun Politics Is Where the Easy Caricature of America's Radicalized Youth Marching Toward Socialism Ends'
Young Americans don't fit into dying 20th-century culture-war tribes.
On the other hand, fewer approve of extramarital sex.
Which might slow the economy
An argument about art that went beyond the silver screen