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Douglas Coupland

Douglas Coupland (pronounced KOHP-l?nd) OC OBC (born December 30, 1961) is a Canadian novelist and artist. His fiction is complemented by recognized works in design and visual art arising from his early formal training. His first novel, the 1991 international bestseller Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, popularized terms such as "McJob" and "Generation X". He has published thirteen novels, two collections of short stories, seven non-fiction books, and a number of dramatic works and screenplays for film and television. He is a columnist for Financial Times. He is also a frequent contributor to The New York Times, e-flux journal, Dis, and Vice. His art exhibits include Everywhere is Anywhere is Anything is Everything which was exhibited at the Vancouver Art Gallery, and the Royal Ontario Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, and Bit Rot at the Villa Stuck.

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The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.

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Try not thinking of peeling an orange. Try not imagining the juice running down your fingers, the so ...

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In Canada, we're happy to provide a safe haven for next-door neighbors in the middle of a marital di ...

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The neighborhood I grew up in had this fence that surrounds the watershed. And if you go on the othe ...

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There used to be a tradition of the loveable rogue who would steal from the honour boxes in churches ...

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When Donald Duck traded his wings for arms, was he trading up or trading down?

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Big companies are like marching bands. Even if half the band is playing random notes, it still sound ...

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To have a healthy culture, you have to have stable health care financing and stable arts financing a ...

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Aliens didn't come down to Earth and give us technology. We invented it ourselves. Therefore it can ...

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Fashion only seems to make sense if it's rooted in some dimension of history or if it feels like a c ...

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Clowns drink to blot out the ravages of terrifying children for a living.

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The modern economy isn't about the redistribution of wealth, it's about the redistribution of time.

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I'm starting to wonder if pop culture is in its dying days, because everyone is able to customize th ...

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Is there anything in the world more annoyingly creepy than an unspoken dress code?

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Art was always my main focus; I fell into writing by accident in the 1980s, writing magazine article ...

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