Douglas Coupland

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Do You Have 'Me Goggles'? Here's What It Means

A new age needs new terms

(Newser) - Generation X author Douglas Coupland is busy coining more terms about the modern world. Read the full list in the New York Times . Some samples:
  • Bell's Law of Telephony: "No matter what technology is used, your monthly phone bill magically remains about the same size."
  • Blank-collar workers: "
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Age Is Just a Number; for Guys, It's 31

If it's really all in your head, show your head your birth certificate

(Newser) - Most men have two ages, theorizes author Douglas Coupland of Generation X fame: "the age we really are, and the age we are in our heads," which he pegs at "about 31 or 32." Coupland explains in in Best Life magazine: "When middle-aged men look... More »

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