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  • Kurt Cobain
    Top ten historical figures of the 1990s
    The 1990s saw the end of the Cold War and an intensification of Middle East problems. The U.S. expelled Iraq from Kuwait in 1991. At the same time, much of the world breathed the air of freedom for the first time in decades. However, the troubles...
  • Dead Stars at 4Knots Music Festival 2014
    Brooklyn's Dead Stars stop at 4Knots in a circuit of summer shows
    Ahead of nine other acts who played at 4Knots Music Festival 2014, Brooklyn newcomers Dead Stars opened the day with an early set and a sound that founded the day's unofficial theme: '90s grunge and indie rock.In an interview with Examiner...
  • Top 10 songs from the 1990s
    Top 10 songs from the 1990s
    The nineties picked up where the eighties left off musically. Hard rock dominated the radio with hip hop making inroads. However, the hard rock scene had run its course and became a caricature. New bands appeared that ran counter to the prevailing...
  • 'A Goofy Movie'
    'A Goofy Movie' lives on
    Ask anyone who claims to be a child of the ‘90s about “A Goofy Movie” and what may ensue is a few moments of unadulterated overly-enthusiastic display of emotions. At least, it may happen to a handful of the aforementioned...
  • The To Do List
    'The To Do List' Movie Review
    Do you remember the summer of ’93? No worries if you don’t. Writer/director Maggie Carey takes a nostalgic look back at her teen years in Boise, Idaho. It’s a raunchy female-driven comedy. You have to respect her for tackling the...
  • Laiko Doll
    Laiko Real Teen Dolls a little-known 1990s fashion doll
    Laiko International Co., Inc. was based in City of Industry, CA when it made its line of "Real Teen" fashion dolls in the 1990s. At the time, the website for the Laiko dolls was realteen-dolls.com. The website described their Limited...
  • Culture Club
    Culture Club: party like it’s 1985!
    Boy oh Boy George! Time travel is possible if you walk through the doors of NYC’s Culture Club on West 39th. Blink and you’re transported back to the 80s in all its neon splendor. Culture Club is aptly named offering three floors with...
  • Ticket stub: Pearl Jam 9.18.98
    Concert flashback: Pearl Jam at Merriweather Post Pavilion Columbia, MD 9.18.98
    1998 was a major year of transition for Pearl Jam as a band. The preceding three years was a rocky time for the band, as well as their future. They endured a personnel change in 1994 adding ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Jack Irons. At the same...
  • Scorsese's Casino
    Scorsese at 70: The Experimenter, Part 2 (1990s)
    Just as he had done in the 1980s, Martin Scorsese kicked off the 1990swith a highly-successful work. His epic drama Goodfellas was a critical and commercial success, and landed him his third Oscar nomination for directing - yet he would leave...
  • Baby Boomers were born into an exciting time
    The baby boomer generation: What a great time to be born!
    If you're a baby boomer, do you realize that you were born into one of the greatest times in the history of mankind? The baby boomer generation has seen and done things that were only imagined in the science fiction novels of prior generations...
  • Jim and Pam in Paris
    Best musical movies of the 1990s (my rock music picks)
    The best musical movies of the 1990's included a variety of films, such as biopics and comedy-dramas. My top two picks for musical movies with rock music themes became cult classics with many generations. These movies were not only...
  • Arianna Huffington
    Beloit College identifies political touchstones for 2012’s college freshmen
    Beloit College – not far from presumptive GOP vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan’s hometown of Janesville – has released its latest “Mindset List” of cultural touchstones that are lost on the incoming college class...
  • The Notorious BIG
    The Twenty Year Rule
    It's insane to think that it has already been twenty years since the 1990s, since it seems like not long ago at all. Many of the fads and trends of the 1990s are already back, and sneaking into the fashion world, to be worn by a young...
  • Summerland Tour poster
    Summerland Tour brings '90s memories to the Carolinas
    On July 10, 2012, local rock station 93.3 The Planet, based in Greenville, SC, gave away tickets to the upcoming Summerland Tour.The concert will take place on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at the Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre in Charlotte, NC and...
  • Liberalism equals hypocrisy part 3: Liberalism stoned again
    Liberalism equals hypocrisy part 3: Liberalism stoned again
    Forgive me to taking the metaphor further. Seeing liberalism from the brick-solid fortress of truth called conservatives makes it quite easy to see the transparently hypocritical nature of today’s liberalism and throw literary rocks at it....