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10 Things We Learned from Reality Bites

on January 29, 2014, 12:16pm
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If adulthood came with a manual, we’d know that all of life’s problems can be solved with five bucks and a conversation – and maybe Frampton Comes Alive. At least, according to 1994’s Generation X classic Reality Bites. Maligned as a self-indulgent rallying cry for the slacker generation, the romantic comedy captured an entire generation’s crippling anxiety ushered in by adulthood. And if there’s anything we can glean from the film, it’s that the general uncertainty accompanying life doesn’t stop after your twenties. With that in mind, we put together a list of the most enduring lessons the movie gave us in light of the blockbuster soundtrack’s 20th anniversary.

--Christina Salgado
Staff Writer

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January 30, 2014 at 7:22 pm

“Classic”? If that’s the case, I guess everything becomes a “classic” with the passage of time…