The Real Greatest Generation (Just Ask Them)

The first wave of the massive generation known as the Baby Boomers is about to turn 60, and Alex Beam can think of nothing worse than continuing to live in a world where the culture is dominated by his fellow self-absorbed children of the ’60s. “The continuing cultural hegemony of the boomers means that, for the rest of my life, every time I turn on a radio, I run the risk of hearing the song A Horse With No Name. Now there’s a reason to move to Canada. How does one loathe the boomers? Let me count the ways.”