Part II: Jeff Who Lives at Home/Friends with Kids

A well-known side effect of the recession has been the creation of Boomerang Kids; that group of young Millennials (also known as Generation Y) who have been escorted through college and life by their Helicopter Parents and then graduated to find there are no jobs available and end up living back home in their parent’s basement. I would like to be the person who makes up these names that effectively label and stereotype whole groups of people into small segments of the population that can then be categorized and identified by a single phrase. I think we need one for people who write reviews on the internet about things of which they know nothing. Critical Massholes? Continue reading

Part I: Friends with Kids/Jeff Who Lives at Home

It’s tough to surprise an audience these days. Trailers supply most of the plot for upcoming films, and with the internet constantly buzzing and the thirst for information as powerful as a dog’s after chasing the Comcast installer that you’ve been waiting for from 10am to 2pm, the smallest details are ruthlessly bounced from site to site and tossed to the greedy public as if they were the raw meat meant for the ravenous dog that appeared at the beginning of this tortured metaphor. Continue reading