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"Millennials Can't Take a Joke" Is the New "Millennials Are Lazy"

Sometime in the last couple years, the generation gap thinkpiece entered a new stage in its evolution. Baby boomers, and even a few senior statesmen of Generation X, are still vocally displeased with their successors. 869 more words


In an examination of the PC demands on comedians who play colleges, Caitlin Flanagan unpacks “the infantilization of the American undergraduate, and this character’s evolving status in the world of higher learning—less a student than a consumer”: 271 more words


At The Millions: The Manliness of Joan Didion

In case you missed it: The Millions is running my essay “The Manliness of Joan Didion.” The Millions has been one of my favorite sites for some time, so this is quite an honor for me. 15 more words


Accomplished writers to speak as part of the Foster-Foreman Conference

Disclaimer: This article has been taken from The Daily Collegian, a newspaper published independently by Penn State students. Here is the link to this article… 423 more words

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Flanagan: It Takes A Family

“It takes a family to protect a child from the village.”

– Caitlin Flanagan (via Twitter)


On Manliness and Joan Didion


First, a parable for manliness in the 21st Century: My daughter, who is four, came with me to the ranch this week. My wife, who stayed home, sent her off looking cute in boots and cowgirl hat over a pair of pigtail braids. 3,537 more words

Caitlin Flanagan on the harm caused by Rolling Stone

The single best analysis I’ve run across regarding the meltdown of Rolling Stone’s story about rape at the University of Virginia campus is by Caitlin Flanagan, the author of… 88 more words