The Top New York Times Millennial Trend Pieces of 2013: The Times Is On It

If 2013 has taught us anything, it's that the New York Times continues to be baffled by millennials. The Times might just be the most respected news organization in the world, but when it comes to trend pieces about 20-somethings .... well, they tend to sound like our very awkward uncle. In fact, the Times can be so behind the curve when it comes to trend pieces that there's even a parody Twitter account dedicated to the phenomenon: The Times is On It.

Here's our list of the funniest behind-the-curve New York Times trend pieces from 2013. We'll let the Times' real headlines and pull-quotes (mostly) speak for themselves. After all, you really can't make this stuff up.

1. “In Hookups, Inequality Still Reigns”

2. “My Selfie, Myself”

3. “Sex On Campus: She Can Play That Game, Too”

4. “No Tie-Dye Required: Bay Area Millennials are Flocking to Communes”

5. “Do Millennials Stand a Chance in the Real World?”

6. “Millennials, in Their Parents' Basements”

7. “On Campus, Costly Target of Brazen Thefts: Nutella”

8. "For Millennial Voters, a Tide of Cynicism Toward Politics"

9. “The End of Courtship”

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