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The Brat Pack Grows Up

Quote: Writers beware: Marketing categories can be destiny. Few people in America know this better than the handful of writers gathered under the banner of the “Brat Pack.” The membership is now middle age and frankly a little testy about still having to deal with the label. “That whole ‘brat pack’ thing—Jay McInerney and Tama Janowitz and Bret Easton Ellis and whoever else was supposed to be a part of it—was a myth,” Ellis told The Paris Review in 2010. “It never existed...
(10-14-2016, 02:33 PM)X_4AD_84 Wrote: Thinking of popular culture ... the movie Brat Pack are getting pretty old.

Heck, the dude who played Bender in Breakfast Club is so old ... he's a Boomer!

Some of the actual Xers who are Brat packers are not far behind. Several of them are a year ahead of me, a few are my cohort, a few my younger brother's cohort or in between.

Wrong brat pack!
The people in the article weren't the one's I considered to be the Brat Pack. They were around at the same time, but by the time Less Than Zero came out, that whole group had disappeared for the most part.
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