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How can a generation whose cultural trademark is a refusal to grow up have a midlife crisis? Sam Lipsyte’s novel “The Ask” and the films “Hot Tub Time Machine” and “Greenberg” ponder this predicament.

When Generation Xers were young, Baby Boomers refused to hire them. Now that Baby Boomers’ children are in charge of hiring at tech companies, they won’t hire Gen Xers because they’re too old. No matter what they do, Gen Xers are doomed.