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Gordinier does a good job with his subject and it does make an old boomer like myself take notice.
Some of the anecdotes told were quite entertaining and I found myself chuckling more than once throughout this quick read.
There are times where I put the book down to ponder not what was written, but what was blatantly missed.
I expected more comments on the comparison of the different generations and why Gen X'rs are looked down ion. Not anecdotes of rock bands over and over.Published 16 days ago by Brad E. Muniz
I enjoyed reading about Generation X from a Gen Xer. Very insightful and humorous but a bit chaotic at time. Read morePublished 3 months ago by K. S. Gmeinweiser
While recently reading I WANT MY MTV!, the oral history of the network, I came across a reference to a book by EW and DETAILS journalist Jeff Gordinier called X SAVES THE WORLD, a... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Stacy Helton
Jeff Gordinier's reflections on Generation X, and the generations preceding and following this cynical group of survivors, rings absolutely true. Read morePublished 9 months ago by J. Frasher
I'll admit that this book was fun at the beginning. I even enjoyed Jeff's exaggerated and hilarious portrait of Boomers and Millennials as egocentric and noisy during the... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Adelina Vaca
A nostalgic and cynical look at pop culture, politics, and economics between 1990 and 2008 from an Xer's point of view. Read morePublished on October 14, 2011 by Vernon L. Anderson
This book is for the group of us in the middle who get frustrated with the mentality and greed of the boomers and their children. Read morePublished on March 25, 2011 by Julie
This book was an interesting read, if a little depressing. This book was written from the point of view (and in the style of) an annoyed gen Xer. Read morePublished on October 16, 2010 by Celeste Munger
I was really looking forward to this book. I will give you an impression on what it's like. Nirvana, Nirvana, Nirvana, Youtube,Nirvana, Nirvana, Netscape. Read morePublished on February 28, 2010 by Mitchell J. Hall