P.J. O'Rourke On Baby Boomers, Retirement And Nostalgia

P.J. O'Rourke On Baby Boomers, Retirement And Nostalgia

Political satirist, journalist and frequent "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!'" panelist P.J. O'Rourke joins Kojo in studio.

"The Greatest Generation" and "Baby Boomers" aren't the same cohort, but don't tell that to the latter group. Journalist and satirist P.J. O'Rourke takes on “the generation that never grew up” - his own - in his latest book. In a year that promises a plethora of 50th anniversary celebrations of pop culture moments fueled by Boomers remembering when, we talk with O'Rourke about nostalgia, retirement and the legacy the group will leave behind.

Guests

P. J. O'Rourke

journalist, satirist and author, "The Baby Boom: How it Got that Way ... And It Wasn’t My Fault ... And I’ll Never Do It Again"

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Excerpt from THE BABY BOOM © 2014 by P. J. O’Rourke; reprinted with the permission of the publisher, Grove/Atlantic, Inc. All rights reserved.

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