1: Generation X's strong adverse reaction to being stereotyped as slackers
2: The phenomenon of 1990's Gen X slackers becoming the new centuries focused and highly successful young professionals and entrepreneurs.
Example 2: In the 1990's, Gen X'ers were typecast as cynical, apathetic, drug-using slackers. They were supposed to "enter a dismal economy with low-wage/low-benefit jobs." In what many are calling a slacklash, the new millenium is witnessing a multitude of hardworking, focused, successful, and upwardly mobile Gen X'ers. Business journals have even called Gen X "The Entrepreneurial Generation." They've kicked the drugs, ditched grunge, put down the joystick, and started to realize their potential. Take that Baby Boomers!