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There are many people who have no idea that Gen Xers exist. The generation of alleged slackers who bridge the gap between analogue and digital, Millennials and Baby Boomers deserve a gift for working through their angsty sh#t.
Gift Ideas for Gen Xers
X Saves the World-How GenX Got the Shaft But Can Keep Everything From Sucking
Like to read? This book may be a great one for those moments when you feel like everything just sucks.
Less Than Zero
Your favorite GenXer will love re-watching this moody movie centered around characters that are sometimes hard to like.
Fight Club on Blue Ray
Thank you Brad Pitt for the gift that keeps on giving. Current minimalists also say that Fight Club is a nod to the minimalist lifestyle as well.
The Spike Lee Joint Collection
You don’t hear from Spike Lee that much anymore but this is a great collection of all his best works.
Nevermind by Nirvana
Most GenXers remember the day that Kurt Cobain died. If you’re feeling nostalgic for him and the amazing music that Nirvana made-this album is it.
The Essential-Pearl Jam
Keep the music going with Pearl Jam.
Embrace the darkness that is life in high school while watching Heathers.
Licensed to Ill-The Beastie Boys
It’s hard to believe that this was the first rap album to reach #1 on the charts. Listen to this in your car and rock it out. “On location-touring around the nation…”
Run DMC T-Shirt
Everyone needs a classic rap t-shirt in their t-shirt rotation. This one is perfect for the GenX set.
There is something magical and whimsical about Labryinth the Movie.With the passing of David Bowie it’s even more poignant.
Miami Vice-The Complete Series
Miami Vice was the show that showed vice, cops, and sexiness in a whole different way from what had been shown before on tv. This set is for the GenXer who still obsesses about Crockett and Tubbs.
Pinkie and the Brain Show DVD
“What are we going to do tonight Brain?” Have fun watching these two crazy mice try to figure out ways to take over the world nightly.
Pretty in Pink DVD
Host a Pretty in Pink watch party and settle the debate once and for all. Was her prom dress a bust or everything we expected?
Say Anything-The Movie
For every GenX romantic out there, Say Anything is the ultimate love story from their younger years. This movie inspired young men from all over to declare their while playing music from a boombox and holding it up awkwardly.
Can’t Buy Me Love-The Movie
For the GenX romantic who also also loves Dr. McDreamy from Grey’s Anatomy. See where it all began.
Some Kind of Wonderful-The Movie
And, to round out your favorite GenXer’s romcom roundup, Some Kind of Wonderful is a great way to wrap things up.
The Lost Boys
Every GenXer remembers how hot these teen vamps were. While not scary, this movie is must if you’re into vampires.
Stand By Me-Special Edition
Hands down one of the best coming of age movies ever. Stand By Me is an amazing movie with a standout cast of actors who are still giving stellar performances to this day.
The Handmaid’s Tale
Before you watch The Handmaid’s Tale on Hulu, check out the book that inspired the show.
Fortunately for many GenXers they still have enough time to follow their dreams. The Alchemist is just the book for the person who is about to pursue their dream life.
GenX is the generation that everyone seems to have forgotten. Show them that you haven’t forgotten them with these well-thought out gifts.