‘I’m Overdue for a Discussion About My Role in Inspiring ‘Edgelord’ Shit’: A Conversation with Steve Albini

In a recent Twitter thread, the famed audio engineer owned the ugly parts of his past — years of offensive music, statements and posts — and said his generation needs to talk about how culture has changed

Gen-X’s Uneasy Relationship With Christian Slater, Their Resident Bad Boy

In era-defining films like ‘Heathers’ and ‘Pump Up the Volume,’ he represented rebellious, youthful disillusionment. But his offscreen behavior complicated fans’ feelings about his devilish performances

The Last Gasp of the Gen X Nerd Kings

A crappy sequel book and a disgraced genre director are signs of a very specific type of guy and so-called generational voice on the way out

My TV Dads: The Fictional Fathers Who Influenced This Gen-X Parent

Like anyone in a generation raised by television, I had more than just the one dad