‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’ Review: Combating Their Nondigital Identities

What happens when Gen Z loses Wi-Fi? Using horror and humor, the cast and filmmakers of the new slasher film aim for a generational portrait.

#bakalova-maria, #bodies-bodies-bodies-movie, #davidson-pete-1993, #delappe-sarah, #generation-z, #herrold-myhala, #movies, #pace-lee, #reijn-halina, #social-media, #stenberg-amandla-1998

New York’s Hottest Club Is the Catholic Church

Catholicism is the new hip thing, partly as a rejection of progressive morality, partly as an aesthetic posture among the fashionable New Right.

#anika-jade-levy, #generation-z, #honor-levy, #manhattan-nyc, #nekrasova-dasha, #red-scare-radio-program, #roman-catholic-church, #wet-brain-radio-program

Gen Z Knows What It Wants From Employers. And Employers Want Them.

To tap into the creativity of younger workers, and to offset a labor shortage, companies are offering four-day weeks, club memberships and work-from-anywhere flexibility.

#blank-street-coffee, #generation-z, #goodrx-inc, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #legoland, #sage-hospitality-group, #work-life-balance, #working-hours, #workplace-environment

How to Navigate a ‘Quarterlife’ Crisis

The generation entering adulthood now faces novel, sometimes debilitating, challenges. Experts offer tools to navigate a “quarterlife crisis.”

#anxiety-and-stress, #books-and-literature, #content-type-service, #families-and-family-life, #generation-z, #millennial-generation, #psychology-and-psychologists, #youth

Gen Z Designers Made It Big on Depop. Now They’re Graduating.

Depop, a social shopping app, was a springboard for many young designers during the pandemic. Some are now taking their success elsewhere.

#computers-and-the-internet, #depop-mobile-app, #e-commerce, #emergingtech, #etsy-inc, #fashion-and-apparel, #generation-z, #millennial-generation, #mobile-applications, #mobile-commerce-and-payments, #shopping-and-retail, #social-media

Nearly a Third of Gen Z Is Living at Home (and They Plan to Stay)

And among those who moved out of their childhood bedroom, a third are spending about half of their monthly income on rent or mortgage.

#coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #generation-z, #income, #inflation-economics, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

It’s Time to Stop Living the American Scam

We’ve been “productive” enough — produced way too much, in fact. And there is too much that urgently needs to be done.

#anxiety-and-stress, #capitalism-theory-and-philosophy, #comedy-and-humor, #generation-z, #labor-and-jobs, #millennial-generation

Gen Z Is Cynical. They’ve Earned It.

Without much confidence that the olds will have fixes on guns, climate or Covid, young Americans are looking to themselves.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #generation-z, #internal-sub-only-nl, #kasky-cameron, #march-for-our-lives-inc, #millennial-generation, #parkland-fla-shooting-2018, #uvalde-tex-shooting-may-24-2022

How Democrats Can Hang on to Congress in 2022

Donald Trump, abortion rights and student loan debt create a narrow window for President Biden and Democrats to regain their footing.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #generation-z, #midterm-elections-2022, #millennial-generation, #trump-donald-j

Is the Dirty Shirley the Drink of the Summer?

Vodka-spiked Shirley Temples — nostalgic, colorful and unapologetically sweet — have found a way to upstage the vodka soda.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #cocktails-and-mixed-drinks, #generation-z, #millennial-generation, #summer-season, #temple-shirley, #vodka

Martha Stewart Welcomes You to Generation Ageless

The octogenarian is the new face of skin care on TikTok.

#advertising-and-marketing, #baby-boomers, #cle-de-peau-beaute-co-ltd, #content-type-personal-profile, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #generation-z, #skin, #social-media, #stewart-martha, #women-and-girls

Three Opinion Writers on Why the G.O.P. Can’t Stop Saying ‘Gay’

A left-right debate on the overblown gender panic gripping American politics.

#audio-neutral-informative, #conservatism-us-politics, #desantis-ron, #education-k-12, #florida, #gender, #generation-z, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #liberalism-us-politics, #millennial-generation, #republican-party, #sex-education, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #united-states, #walt-disney-company

A Gen Z Success Story

Ian Charms is drawing young shoppers with its charm necklaces.

#content-type-personal-profile, #generation-z, #ian-charms-llc, #jewels-and-jewelry, #riddle-max-jeweler, #sahakian-lisa, #shopping-and-retail

The Kids Are Right About Email, Too

It is now just a way to be at the beck and call of anyone, and any robot, with an internet connection.

#e-mail, #generation-z, #millennial-generation, #work-life-balance

In Watches, What Does Luxury Mean Now?

Gen Z buyers, for whom inclusivity, sustainability, transparency and traceability are not negotiable, already have changed the way brands do business.

#generation-z, #international-trade-and-world-market, #luxury-goods-and-services, #shopping-and-retail, #sustainable-living, #switzerland, #watches-and-clocks

Follow the global youth protests this week

Demonstrations are planned for Friday, so we looked at what drives the movement. Here are four takeaways.

#alternative-and-renewable-energy, #baby-boomers, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #generation-z, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #ice-skating, #internal-storyline-no, #millennial-generation, #youth

Gaudy and Gleeful, Early 2000s Fashion Is Making a Comeback

In an otherwise restrained era, the return of hot pink, exposed midriffs and more allows for both escape and self-expression.

#cowan-christian-fashion-designer, #fashion-and-apparel, #generation-z, #gmbh-fashion-label, #hilton-paris, #lohan-lindsay, #miu-miu-fashion-label, #spears-britney, #two-thousands-decade

Why the ‘Euphoria’ Teens Listen to Sinead O’Connor, Tupac and Selena

The hit HBO show’s maximalist, era-jumping soundtrack is unconcerned with realism, packing in dozens of songs, from the underground to the instantly recognizable.

#euphoria-tv-program, #generation-z, #malone-jen, #music, #perez-julio-iv, #television

Can Hugo Boss Actually Be Cool?

The brand built by selling Wall Street suits is trying to reinvent itself for the post-office age.

#advertising-and-marketing, #fashion-and-apparel, #generation-z, #hugo-boss-ag, #shopping-and-retail, #social-media, #suits-apparel, #tiktok-bytedance, #your-feed-fashion

How Young People Are Making Period Products More Sustainable

Young people want alternatives to disposable tampons and pads — and they’re not embarrassed to talk about it.

#generation-z, #menstruation, #recycling-of-waste-materials, #sustainable-living

How Big Sports Leagues Are Trying to Woo the Gamer Generation

Here’s what sports marketers are doing to win back a lost generation and save the future of fandom.

#baseball, #basketball, #blevins-tyler-1991, #charlotte-hornets, #computer-and-video-games, #computers-and-the-internet, #cortez-jhay-singer, #detroit-lions, #e-sports, #fans-persons, #football, #fortnite-video-game, #generation-z, #instagram-inc, #major-league-baseball, #national-basketball-assn, #national-football-league, #nba-2k-video-game, #new-england-patriots, #overwatch-video-game, #roblox-video-game, #tiktok-bytedance, #twitch-interactive-inc, #twitter, #youtube-com

What Social Trends Told Us About the American Economy in 2021

“Hard pants,” R.T.O. and boomer burnout made for an eventful second pandemic year. They also taught us about the economic future.

#baby-boomers, #consumer-behavior, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-return-to-office, #generation-x, #generation-z, #inflation-economics, #labor-and-jobs, #millennial-generation, #shutdowns-institutional, #supply-chain, #travel-and-vacations, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries, #workplace-environment

Why Some Millennials and Gen Zers Are Starting Early on New Year’s Resolutions

Some Gen Zers and millennials don’t see the point in waiting for the traditional date to begin bettering themselves.

#generation-z, #holiday-and-wrap-2021, #millennial-generation, #new-year

How Gen Z is Channeling 1990s Fashion

The icons and fashions of the fin de siecle are objects of fascination for those who didn’t experience them the first time around. Here’s what they say about why.

#beckham-victoria, #celebrities, #fashion-and-apparel, #generation-z, #hilton-paris, #moss-kate, #nineteen-hundred-nineties, #social-media, #your-feed-fashion

Colleges Fear Mental Health Crisis Amid Covid Surge

After almost two years of remote schooling, restricted gatherings and constant testing, many students are isolated and depressed. Omicron may make things worse.

#anxiety-and-stress, #capilouto-eli, #claremont-mckenna-college, #colleges-and-universities, #cornell-university, #dartmouth-college, #depaul-university, #depression-mental, #generation-z, #harvard-university, #loneliness, #mental-health-and-disorders, #northwestern-university, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #university-of-kentucky, #youth

Retailers Find TikTok a ‘Sunny Place’ for Advertising

Brands are flocking to the platform like never before, drawn by its more than 1 billion users and its algorithm, which can make an ad seem like just another video.

#advertising-and-marketing, #generation-z, #instagram-inc, #online-advertising, #shopping-and-retail, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance

Brands Find TikTok a ‘Sunny Place’ for Advertising

Brands are flocking to the platform like never before, drawn by its more than 1 billion users and its algorithm, which can make an ad seem like just another video.

#advertising-and-marketing, #generation-z, #instagram-inc, #online-advertising, #shopping-and-retail, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance

Dear Celebrities: Please Stop Churning Out Beauty Brands

A-list singers, actors and influencers are dropping makeup and skin care lines at breakneck speed — Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Chiara Ferragni and Addison Rae are among the latest — but does anyone want them anymore?

#celebrities, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #generation-z

Birds Aren’t Real, or Are They? Inside a Gen Z Conspiracy Theory.

Peter McIndoe, the 23-year-old creator of the viral Birds Aren’t Real movement, is ready to reveal what the effort is really about.

#birds-arent-real, #computers-and-the-internet, #conspiracy-theories, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #drones-pilotless-planes, #generation-z, #mcindoe-peter, #rumors-and-misinformation, #social-media, #united-states-politics-and-government, #youth

Does It Make Sense to Categorize People by Generation?

In “The Generation Myth,” Bobby Duffy deconstructs the stereotypes that have built up around millennials, boomers and other cohorts.

#baby-boomers, #books-and-literature, #duffy-bobby, #generation-x, #generation-z, #millennial-generation, #the-generation-myth-why-when-youre-born-matters-less-than-you-think-book

Gen Z Pop Stars Made Their Mark in 2021. Beware, Millennial Forebears.

Upstarts including Olivia Rodrigo, Lil Nas X, Chloe Bailey and the Kid Laroi grew up on the internet, admiring the artists who are now their contemporaries.

#bailey-chloe-1998, #bieber-justin, #drake-rapper, #generation-z, #howard-charlton-the-kid-laroi, #lil-nas-x-rapper, #millennial-generation, #pop-and-rock-music, #rap-and-hip-hop, #rhythm-and-blues-music, #rodrigo-olivia-2003, #swift-taylor, #two-thousand-twenty-one

The 37-Year-Olds Are Afraid of the 23-Year-Olds Who Work for Them

Twenty-somethings rolling their eyes at the habits of their elders is a longstanding trend, but many employers said there’s a new boldness in the way Gen Z dictates taste.

#bonobos-com, #content-type-service, #dunn-andy, #generation-z, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #millennial-generation, #unbound-shop-queen-city-boxes-inc, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

The Strange Appeal of Shelter TikTok

TikTok has developed its own approach to home-design content: Skip over the home to obsess over the objects inside.

#architectural-digest, #architecture, #generation-z, #house-beautiful, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #johnson-dakota, #millennial-generation, #social-media

These Jennifer Aniston Fans Weren’t Born When ‘Friends’ Aired

Young stans also flock to the “Friends House” in Manhattan’s West Village to pay homage to the 52-year-old actress.

#aniston-jennifer, #fans-persons, #fashion-and-apparel, #friends-tv-program, #generation-z, #television, #women-and-girls

Zen and the Art of #VanLife Influencing

Are influencers the new hippies?

#generation-z, #hippies, #internal-sub-only, #millennial-generation, #recreational-vehicles, #social-media, #vans

What’s It Like to Play the Scariest Girls on TV?

Sydney Sweeney and Brittany O’Grady reflect on “The White Lotus” in a joint interview.

#actors-and-actresses, #content-type-personal-profile, #generation-z, #ogrady-brittany-1996, #sweeney-sydney-1997, #television, #the-white-lotus-tv-program

Now Going Viral: Meeting Online Friends in Real Life

Marissa Meizz became a TikTok meme after her friends excluded her from a birthday party. She decided to do something about it.

#computers-and-the-internet, #content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dating-and-relationships, #friendship, #generation-z, #meizz-marissa, #millennial-generation, #no-more-lonely-friends, #parties-social, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance

What Are Text Memes?: The Trend Taking Over Instagram

Fueled by Gen Z, text-heavy meme posts, often paired with nonsensically unrelated pictures, are turning the photo and video app into a destination for written expression.

#generation-z, #instagram-inc, #mobile-applications, #social-media, #whisper-mobile-app

Investment Banking Becomes Less Popular With Young Professionals

As young professionals re-examine their work-life balance, investment banking is becoming a less popular choice despite the money.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #careers-and-professions, #generation-z, #hiring-and-promotion, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment

Could Gen Z Free the World From Email?

“It’s actually crazy how outdated it is.” People born after AOL Mail was invented seem to prefer to communicate in almost any other way.

#computers-and-the-internet, #e-mail, #generation-z, #labor-and-jobs, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #text-messaging, #work-life-balance

There Are No Fashion Rules Anymore

What clothes are cool right now? The terrifying answer is you can wear whatever you want.

#fashion-and-apparel, #generation-z, #jeans-apparel, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Etsy is buying the fashion resale app Depop for $1.6 billion.

The acquisition is the latest to underscore the skyrocketing popularity of secondhand fashion platforms amid the pandemic.

#boston-consulting-group, #depop-mobile-app, #e-commerce, #etsy-inc, #europe, #fashion-and-apparel, #generation-z, #mergers-acquisitions-and-divestitures, #poshmark-inc, #silverman-joshua-g, #thredup, #venture-capital, #vinted-uab

Elise Stefanik and the Young Republicans Who Sold Out Their Generation

Elise Stefanik’s rise — and the fall of several young House colleagues — is an omen for a party struggling to reach a 21st-century electorate.

#conservatism-us-politics, #curbelo-carlos-1980, #elections-house-of-representatives, #gaetz-matt, #generation-z, #global-warming, #greene-marjorie-taylor-1974, #millennial-generation, #presidential-election-of-2020, #stefanik-elise, #trump-donald-j, #youth

Mr. Beast, YouTube Star, Wants to Take Over the Business World

Jimmy Donaldson, 22, is out to become the Elon Musk of online creators.

#advertising-and-marketing, #computers-and-the-internet, #content-type-personal-profile, #entrepreneurship, #generation-z, #greenville-nc, #jimmy-donaldson, #mobile-applications, #mr-beast, #mrbeast-burger-mobile-app, #musk-elon, #philanthropy, #social-media, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #workplace-hazards-and-violations, #youtube-com

How Does a Baby Bust End?

Three scenarios for a more fertile American future.

#birth-rates, #generation-z, #population, #united-states

The Stock Traders of Reddit and TikTok

They are young, they are fearless and they are forcing everyone to pay attention.

#financial-brokers, #gamestop-corporation, #generation-z, #reddit-inc, #robinhood-financial-llc, #social-media, #stocks-and-bonds

China Expands Grad Schools as the Young Seek Jobs

The government is expanding university capacity, but some young people worry that the option will only postpone a crisis stemming from a shortage of well-paying work.

#china, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #generation-z, #graduate-schools-and-students, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #unemployment

The New Abortion Rights Advocates Are on TikTok

Gen Z activists have been unapologetic and confrontational, a shift in tactics for a movement at a crossroads.

#charlotte-nc, #generation-z, #law-and-legislation, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #social-media, #womens-rights

Can These Period Underwear Crusaders Convert You?

The Hollywood stylist Karla Welch has found a new calling in an up-and-coming menstrual product.

#advertising-and-marketing, #generation-z, #lingerie-and-underwear, #menstruation, #millennial-generation, #the-period-company, #welch-karla-stylist, #women-and-girls

In Their 20s and Saving for Retirement: How It Started, How It’s Going

Three savers learned some important lessons early on.

#budgets-and-budgeting, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #generation-z, #millennial-generation, #pensions-and-retirement-plans, #personal-finances, #retirement, #savings, #stocks-and-bonds, #united-states, #united-states-economy