generation z


We Asked Some Gen Z Kids How They Discover New Music

In a world of algorithms, angry old music fans and no more HMV, what exactly draws the next generation to their new, favorite artists?


I Followed Teen Instagrammers’ Advice for a Week

‘Thread accounts’ are the new ‘Tiger Beat’ so I followed as many as I could.


Generation Z Is Choosing Trade School over College

With the job market in flux, younger Americans are trying to avoid an education that comes with a massive amount of debt.


We Asked Gen Z About Their Spending Habits

“It always comes back to food.”


Today's Teens Are Lame as Hell, Study Finds

Research indicates teenagers are waiting longer than ever to date, drive, have sex, or drink booze.


What Does the Word 'Queer' Even Mean Today?

How much does what we call ourselves matter when it comes to how and whom we love?


We Asked Teens if Weed Will Still Be Cool When It's Legal

We talked to the most responsible generation about Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau's plans.


Please, Kids. Help Us: What Is “Phonk”?

Soundcloud says it’s the sound of Generation Z, but have teens actually heard of it?


The Hard Lessons I Learned Sober Raving

Confessions of a reformed party girl.


Teens Are Going to Extremes for Viral 'Promposals'

Teenagers are spending big bucks and doing elaborate stunts like jumping out of planes, all with the hope of going viral and locking down a prom date.


Meet Hevisaurus, the Heavy Metal Dinosaur Band That Scandinavian Kids Are Obsessed With

They are bloodthirsty warrior beasts, yes, but bloodthirsty warrior beasts that drink milk, eat cookies, and stay in school, YEAH!


A Conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist, Douglas Coupland, and Shumon Basar

We talked to the curator, author, and writer about their new philosophy book "The Age of Earthquakes," FKA Twigs, and Generation Z's perception of time.