Posts Tagged ‘teenagers’

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Skateboarding, Torn Shoes, and Other Taboos

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After viewing The Devil’s Toy Redux, the author talks about his teenage quest for identity, one marked by skateboarding and shopping centres.

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The Hell Years: 4 Vintage NFB Films About Teenagers

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These days, society has figured out pretty much all there is to figure out about teenagers. Sure, teens are reckless, awkward, sloppy and brimming with attitude. Sure, they’re a significant pain in the neck. But by now, most teachers, parents and siblings know better than to take any of this too personally. It’s not Little more »

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You’re No Good: The Perils of Adolescence in 1965

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In the history of the world, adolescence is about as recent an invention as penicillin. Pre-teenagers, everyone fell in either one of 2 categories: kid or adult. No in-betweens. Children were expected to work and apprentice alongside their parents as soon as they could, and to transition to adulthood whenever puberty came. Then, they were more »