Singles Nation

Michael Tchong

Singles Nation

They were first spotted during the 1970s in that ahead-of-the-curve state California. No, not yuppies but bumper stickers proclaiming, “Happiness Is Being Single.” Whoever conceived of the slogan was acutely aware of a huge wave reshaping society, as America, and the rest of the world for that matter, is becoming a nation of singles. With more competition from other ways …

KAGOY: Kids Are Growing Older Younger

Michael Tchong

Modern technology and a shape-shifting societal landscape are conspiring to accelerate the maturity process of children, this is trend called — KAGOY — Kids Are Getting Older Younger.

India Style

Michael Tchong

Indians now rank only second to Hispanic- or Spanish-surnamed actors on American TV, despite making up less than 1% of the U.S. population. Expect India Style to invade even our cocktail party food.