n. Street names, retail shops, and other features that are identical no matter where you travel, particularly in the United States.
All of us are trying to find an American culture that is not on steroids, in some form or another. America is called 'Generica' and that is a sad, though powerful, definition.
Barlow's image of a nomadic virtual home seems exceptional but is grounded in demographic fact. In America the average person moves house 17 times in their lifetime: 'They have no home town, urban life is standardised and they come from a place called Generica'.
Chandler commanded a spotlight at the far end of the stage at Picker’s Supply Concert Hall downtown last Friday night. There, he was loudly ranting about a commerical wasteland he called the "Unlted States of Generica."