In which the voices of their generations (or two voices…of two generations) discuss The World’s Most Important Show, seeking common ground on the series’ hot-button issues. Like that stuff that comes up around the sides, etc.
Generation X: I noticed an interesting leitmotif in this episode—people not dressing the way they’re supposed to. It starts with Charlie’s haircut, then we have Hannah’s goth look, Jessa’s see-through dress, and Elijah, the gay ex-boyfriend, with his scarf. And there’s even a discussion of him shaving his beard in college, which made Hannah cry.
Generation Y: Yes. Sometimes people in our generation dress differently, because they are still trying to find their identity, or because someone in their office has cancer, or, I think in Jessa’s case, because she is a giant weirdo.
Generation X: But what’s funny to me is they actually don’t really dress that differently at all. You look around the city and everyone is in uniform. There used to be these things called punks, for instance, with mohawks…
Generation Y: Um, hipsters are DEFINED by an image, Aaron. Read More