Boomer Bashing

Guests:

Joe Queenan
* Author, Balsamic Dreams: A Short but Self-Important History of the Baby Boomer Generation (Henry Holt 2001)
* Contributing Editor at GQ
* Writes the column Good Fences for the New York Times

Marty Asher
* Editor and Chief of Vintage/Anchor books
* Author, The Boomer

Betsy Carter
* Editor-in-chief, AARP's My Generation Magazine

They fought for equal rights, swooned over the Beatles, and dominated the American cultural landscape. But some boomers now think they lost their cool long ago. Humorist Joe Queenan joins Juan Williams and other guests to talk about (and put down) their generation.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.