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The Yuppie Survivalists

They live next door to you, not in bunkers. Young, successful, urban “preppers” are stockpiling for the apocalypse—and they think you’re crazy not to. read more
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Nick Kroll & Paul Scheer Take on Yuppies

Comedians Nick Kroll and Paul Scheer are commentators on VH1’s Best Week Ever, which means they get to sound off on just about everything. Here they tackle two of their favorite topics—the image of the eighties yuppie and their own penchant for shopping at Whole Foods and driving Priuses. read more
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Tony Hawk Takes on Yuppies

Tony Hawk is widely acclaimed as the greatest skateboarder ever, and he was a leading figure in the “action sports” boom of the eighties and nineties. Now Hawk, 39, is a bona fide corporate entity, with a line of clothing, a skateboard brand, and some of the best-selling video games of all time. Here are the extreme-athlete-cum-entrepreneur's thoughts about yuppies read more
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Mo Rocca Takes on Yuppies

Mo Rocca, writer, comedian, and pop-culture commentator, grew up in the Gen X era and has noticed that a lot of his friends have recently turned into yuppies. He spoke to Details about why you should put away the KILL YOUR TV shirt and admit you like the Today show. read more
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Steve Martin Takes on Yuppies

Steve Martin has impeccable indie credentials, having played guitar for the punk band Agnostic Front in the late eighties. Now 41, Martin runs his own successful PR firm, Nasty Little Man, which represents artists like the Beastie Boys, Foo Fighters, and Radiohead. Here he discusses his transformation from punk rocker to yuppie flack (albeit an alt-flavored one). read more
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