Lisa Chamberlain

Lisa Chamberlain is the author of Slackonomics: Generation X in the Age of Creative Destruction. Chamberlain's work has appeared in the New York Times, Salon, and elsewhere.

  • Gen X: The Boomer Clean-Up Crew

    Boomers haven't shown the brave leadership that's needed to demand sacrifice from the country to save us from financial ruin, like raising taxes. Why it's time for them to move aside and let the next generation take charge.

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Adventures in Legal Weed

Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.

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What Makes a Story Great?

The storytellers behind House of CardsandThis American Life reflect on the creative process.

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Tracing Sriracha's Origin to Thailand

Ever wonder how the wildly popular hot sauce got its name? It all started in Si Racha.

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Where Confiscated Wildlife Ends Up

A government facility outside of Denver houses more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to bald eagles.

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Is Wine Healthy?

James Hamblin prepares to impress his date with knowledge about the health benefits of wine.

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The World's Largest Balloon Festival

Nine days, more than 700 balloons, and a whole lot of hot air

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