Who speaks for Generation Y?
It’s easy to take whatever the media says
about Generation Y as being factual.
But what do those who are part of Generation
Y, the ones who are on the front
lines of adolescence, have to say about
America’s youth culture?
Q&A with Marty Beckerman
Beckerman makes a living with his bad attitude
S.L.U.T. not based on
not often a reader comes by a book that truly
defines a generation in realistic and vibrant
writing. If being able to identify with this
generation of teenagers is
what you’re looking for, continue
looking, because you
won’t find it in Generation
Marty Beckerman’s second attempt at
wooing the lucrative teen market fails miserably.
By Justin Skaradosky/ The Tattoo
teen pens book on high school life
reading a novel for homework and
writing an in-depth analysis of
it the next class. Stefan Koski went much
further – he wrote his own.
other teens his age might have
trouble finishing a book, never mind
writing one, the 17-year-old Terryville
High School junior sat down and
wrote “The Underclassmen Years,”
a self-published book dedicated to
satirizing his school.
book was an idea I had my freshmen
year,” said Koski.
Chapter Four: Biology
Class: My Old Arch-Nemesis
you’re not confused, you’re not paying attention. —Tom
not saying that it’s a boring class. Well, I am, but it’s
just that with all the other things that we have to deal with
on a daily basis, it’s nice to be able to space-out for once
through something that’s largely irrelevant. Or at least you
try to. We have a biology teacher who is a little out there.
teacher, mind you. I just think that when God was handing out
brains, our biology teacher got one that had a little label on
it that said, “Do Not Use if Seal is Broken.” And it was.
And he did.