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9 edition of Rejuvenile found in the catalog.

Rejuvenile

Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes, and the Reinvention of the American Grown-up

by Christopher Noxon

  • 357 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Crown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Popular Culture,
  • Social Gerontology,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Sociology,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Gerontology,
  • Inner child

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8364187M
    ISBN 101400080886
    ISBN 109781400080885
    OCLC/WorldCa63703842

    Tilt-o-Wheel (formerly Paydates) Safely stow all personal belongings. Be advised that management is not responsible for injuries resulting from following rambunctious recitation of rejuvenile-flavored news nuggets? Capture that Flag.   Rejuvenile is a book that explains why we all might want to play kickball at 40 more than we want to sit inside and wax nostalgic about lost youth. Youth, it turns out, is not so much lost as given away. Increasingly, we are becoming more and more unwilling to give that away. (See entire mind map in its natural environment).

    Christopher Noxon is an accomplished journalist who has written for such publications as The New Yorker, Details, Los Angeles Magazine, Salon, and The New York Times first book, Rejuvenile: Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes, and the Reinvention of the American Grown-Up (Crown), earned him interviews on such shows as The Colbert Report and Good Morning .   Christopher Noxon’s new book, “Rejuvenile” describes: “a new breed of adult, identified by a commitment to remain playful, energetic and fun in the face of adult responsibilities. Whether buying cars marketed to consumers half their age, dressing in baby-doll fashions or bonding over games like Twister or stick ball, this new band of grownups refuses.

    Los Angeles native Christopher Noxon just came out with his third book. His first was “Rejuvenile,” about the blurring of lines between childhood and adulthood. ReReads Used Bookstore - Defense Hwy, Ste 4, Crofton, Maryland - Rated based on 11 Reviews "I cannot recommend this place enough. I've /5(11).


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Rejuvenile: Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes and the Reinvention of the American Grown-Up is available now. Get the whole story.

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The book was featured in the Wall He’s the author of the novel Plus One, which “Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner called “well-observed, honest, and laugh-out-loud funny” and Rejuvenile: Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes and the Reinvention of the American Grown Up, which Ira Glass, host of public radio’s This American Life, called “an /5(26).

Rejuvenile is an amusing read but lacks heft as an important sociological study; the author seems more fascinated with the quirkiness of his topic than in plunging into the depths and illusions that motivate this current mode of human behavior in America.

The book's final chapter is a conflicted, inconclusive wheeze on the future of the. “Rejuvenile is better than any book out there about play. It sweeps together stories of real people being true to their Rejuvenile book selves. This is not a book for escapists; it is a book for curious open explorers looking to lead more effective, flexible, adaptive, vital, and still responsible lives.” —Stuart L.

Brown, M.D., founder and. Rejuvenile: Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes, and the Reinvention of the American Grown-up User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The rejuvenile is "a new breed of adult, identified by a determination to remain playful, energetic, and flexible in the face of adult responsibilities," explains journalistand self-proclaimed Read full review4/5(1).

NPR coverage of Rejuvenile by Christopher Noxon. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. This has all happened before. In seemingly every book I opened on social history, children's Author: Christopher Noxon.

Juvenile genre: new releases and popular books, including Ghost Squad by Claribel Ortega, On the Horizon by Lois Lowry, The Deceivers by Margaret Peterso. Noxon's new book, Rejuvenile: Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes and the Reinvention of the American Grown-up details the ins and outs of these Peter Pans.

Noxon discusses his thoughts on child-like adults. The portmanteau coinages kidult, rejuvenile, adultescent refer to adults with interests traditionally seen as suitable for children.A kidult is also a person who is a kid at heart.

It can also have other meanings, such as a parent who enjoys being a parent due to spending quality time with their children, but is not willing to accept their more authoritarian role/responsibilities.

In Rejuvenile, Noxon explores the historical roots of today's rejuveniles (hint: all roads lead to Peter Pan), the "toyification" of practical devices (car cuteness is at an all-time high), and the new gospel of play.

He talks to parents who love cartoons more than their children do, twenty-somethings who live happily with their parents, and. “With Rejuvenile, Christopher Noxon brilliantly charts the continual turning of the Boomers, X’ers and Y’ers away from the brittle authority of work-obsessed adulthood.

We seriously need more playful times, and Rejuvenile will help us get there.” —Pat Kane, author of The Play Ethic: A Manifesto for a Different Way of LivingBrand: Crown Publishing Group.

Rejuvenile, Christopher Noxon Fun fact: Rejuvenile was written by Christopher Noxon, who was a music consultant on is also the husband of OITNB and Weeds creator Jenji book is Author: Jarita Lee. Rejuvenile: The Backstory.

First, we talked cupcakes. Now, we talk business. Rachel Kramer Bussel, whose online presence is deliciously split between a blog about cupcakes and a blog about erotica, did a very nice piece this summer on the cupcake blog about rejuveniles and food. This week she posted an equally good, if somewhat less tasty, question-and-answer.

Noxon's book Rejuvenile appears frequently in Weeds. The character Andy Botwin is seen reading Rejuvenile in season 2 episode, "Corn Snake". The character Dean Hodes is reading it in bed in episode 10 of Season 2, "Mile Deep and A Foot Wide", and the book is on display during Nancy Botwin's shopping spree in episode 8 of Season 2, "MILF Money".Relatives: Marti Noxon (sister), Betty Lane (paternal.

Read "Rejuvenile Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes, and the Reinvention of the American Grownup" by Christopher Noxon available from Rakuten Kobo. Once upon a time, boys and girls grew up and set aside childish things. Nowadays, moms and Brand: Crown.

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Christopher Noxon is an accomplished journalist who has written for such publications as the New Yorker, Details, Los Angeles Magazine, Salon, and the New York Times Magazine; his first book, Rejuvenile: Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes, and the Reinvention of the American Grown-Up (Crown), earned him interviews on such shows as the Colbert Report and /5(21).

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Rejuvenile: kickball, cartoons, cupcakes, and the reinvention of the American grown-up. [Christopher Noxon] -- " Explores the historical roots of today's rejuveniles (hint: all roads lead to Peter Pan), the "toyification" of practical devices (car cuteness is at an all-time high), and the new gospel of.The media blitz is on.

This week I’m running around talking to a bunch of fancy media folks about the book Rejuvenile. Here’s a rundown, for those who’d like to watch or listen in: Today, Monday, June 26 The Mark Maron Show.

Air America, AM in L.A. 10 pm to midnight. Streaming here (requires Windows player). Wednesday, June