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Geoff Pevere: Welcome to Geezerville. Population: Us.

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , on June 1, 2012 by segarini

The confirmation provided by this week’s Canadian census data that the country’s gone geezer – more Canadians than ever before are over 65 – provided an opportunity to consider a paradox. If so many of us are old, I was asked to ponder, how come there are so few codgers in pop culture? As a question, it’s more interesting than good, but in that it’s perfectly apt, as most popular culture itself is more interesting than good.

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