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X saves the world

how Generation X got the shaft but can still keep everything from sucking

by Jeff Gordinier

  • 82 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular culture,
  • Conflict of generations,
  • Generation X

  • About the Edition

    Examines the generation that came of age between the Baby Boomers and the Millennials, providing a tribute to its cultural, technological, and political contributions, from Yahoo! and Lollapalooza to Nirvana and Woodstock "94.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJeff Gordinier
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ799.7 .G67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 189 p. ;
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24794560M
    ISBN 100143115154
    ISBN 109780143115151
    OCLC/WorldCa233549607

    Read Jeff Gordinier's posts on the Penguin Blog In this simultaneously hilarious and incisive "manifesto for a generation that's never had much use for manifestos," Gordinier suggests that for the first time since the "Smells Like Teen Spirit"breakthrough of the early s, Gen X has what it takes to rescue American culture from a state of collapse. Book Review: X-C Skiing Saves The World Bascomb lives in Seattle and is a former international journalist, who is a widely recognized speaker on the subject of World War II and the best-selling author of Hunting Eichmann, The Perfect Mile, and Red Mutiny.

    Apr 16,  · His new book, X Saves the World: How Generation X Got the Shaft But Can Still Keep Everything From Sucking, is a tongue-in-cheek polemic that's inspiring age-based debates in chat rooms, living rooms and offices across the country. Gordinier's book began as the essay "Has Generation X Already Peaked?". X Saves the World: How Generation X Got the Shaft but Can Still Keep Everything from Sucking by Jeff Gordinier: I was a couple of months past my 11th birthday when I first heard Nirvana. Singles was far from my favorite movie, partly because I didn’t get it, but mostly because it wasn’t very good.

    Get this from a library! X saves the world: how Generation X got the shaft but can still keep everything from sucking. [Jeff Gordinier] -- Examines the generation that came of age between the Baby Boomers and the Millennials, providing a tribute to its cultural, technological, and political contributions, from Yahoo! and Lollapalooza to. The information about La's Orchestra Saves the World shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication.


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Aug 31,  · Jeff Gordinier’s “X Saves the World” is the latest addition to a now towering pile of s nostalgia literature. Rob Sheffield’s “Love Is a Mix Tape,” John Sellers’s “Perfect From Author: Kara Jesella. Jan 27,  · Jeff Gordinier is the author of X Saves the World and the Editor-at-Large at Details magazine.

He lives in the New York area and has written for a variety of publications, including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Spin, Elle, Esquire, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, and erum-c.com Nobody, including Jeff, is quite sure of how to pronounce his last name/5.

About X Saves the World. Read Jeff Gordinier’s posts on the Penguin Blog In this simultaneously hilarious and incisive “manifesto for a generation that’s never had much use for manifestos,” Gordinier suggests that for the first time since the “Smells Like Teen Spirit”breakthrough of the early s, Gen X has what it takes to rescue American culture from a state of collapse.

Sep 12,  · is "is saves the world" a real book or not. I meen if we can buy it on the stores?i mean the book that she has written in the movie not the book of the movie "How My Private, Personal Journal Became a Bestseller".

Answer Save. 6 Answers. Relevance. Anonymous. 10 years ago. Favorite Answer. X Saves the World How Generation X Got the Shaft but Can Still Keep Everything From Sucking (Book): Gordinier, Jeff: A shrewd and hilarious call to arms for the generation that fell between the cracks Jammed in between the garish showboating of the baby boomers and the tabloid-trash stunts of the millennials, the discerning generation that gave us Yahoo and Nirvana has been quietly and.

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Mann, is out now. Aug 29,  · Well, in case I needed another excuse to detest Generation Xers and everything their utterly pointless culture values or ever believed in, I recently read this book by a guy named Jeff Gordinier called “X Saves the World.” It’s a manifesto from - you know, shortly before the worldwide recession kicked off and made damn near every argument he puts forth in the book mute, anyway - and.

The author launched his career as a social critic with a much-discussed Details essay that asked, “Has Generation X Already Peaked?”Here’s the answer (no), now bloated to book length. According to Gordinier, without Gen X’s contributions to music, art, film, sociology and, most importantly, technology, society would be a vastly different place.

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The funny book affirms that kids everywhere can make a difference. —Yellow Brick Road JUDY MOODY SAVES THE WORLD. is cleverly written, and its heroine is an appealing and very real third grader. —The Five Owls (starred review) Judy’s growing corps of fans will crow ‘Rare!’ right along with her. Jun 22,  · My copy of X Saves the World has a fair number of folder corners, so instead of a full-blown review, I present you with a very limited teaser of “best of” X Saves the World quotes, as selected by me.

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everyone called him spidy. everyone liked spidey. he saved everyone who was in t. Here’s my friend Jeff Gordiner, talking about his new book X Saves the World. I offer it as a compelling argument against anyone who thinks GenX didn’t really exist.

I hadn’t really thought about GenX myself since, gosh, maybe ten years ago. I even put together an. X SAVES THE WORLD: How Generation X Got the Shaft But Can Still Keep Everything from Sucking User Review - Kirkus.

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Gordinier again blames the Boomers for this, for it was their “I’m good enough even though I never had enough love” attitude toward themselves that led to a “my.X Saves the World: How Generation X Got the Shaft but Can Still Keep Everything from Sucking Jeff Gordinier, Author.

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and Nirvana has been quietly and inexorably.