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'Rejuvenile': Why Adults Are Attracted to Kid Stuff

Author Christopher Noxon
Author Christopher Noxon

Author Christopher Noxon talks about a new breed of parents that he calls "rejuveniles" and the phenomenon that has these adults hanging on to their youth. Noxon's new book, Rejuvenile: Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes and the Reinvention of the American Grown-up details the ins and outs of these Peter Pans. Noxon discusses his thoughts on child-like adults. Also joining the conversation is the author of an article on a similar New York phenomenon which he calls "grups."


Christoper Noxon, author of Rejuvenile

Adam Sternbergh, wrote the article "Up with Grups" in the April 3 issue of New York magazine

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