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We Need to Address the Line-Up for Woodstock ‘99

"The day the 90s died" was also the nexus for Generation X.
Emma Garland
9.5.17
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Is This 2003 MTV VMA's Performance the Greatest Moment in Music History?

This was more than a faux-lesbian pash between pop stars. This was 2003, and this was iconic.
Daisy Jones
7.4.16
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Remembering the Time Justin Timberlake Was Slapped in the Face With Some Ham

For a pop culture moment so rare and beautiful, it is criminally under-analysed.
5.26.16
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This Video of Lit Performing in 1999 is an Important Cultural Artifact of a Forgotten Time

Teenage girls, Drew Barrymore haircuts, biker bandanas, fist-pumping dads, pure enthusiasm, aviators, flames on shirts – this is a historical snapshot of a pop punk gig in the 90s.
Emma Garland
4.27.16
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A Reflection on How Jason Statham Was the Go-To "Hot Bod" of 90s Music Videos

Before he was Britain’s most beloved hardman, he was the greased-up, half-naked backing dancer in videos for Erasure and The Shamen.
Emma Garland
2.19.16
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This Christmas, We Need to Embrace the Spirit of DMX Singing "Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer"

Fuck "Fairytale of New York".
Noisey Staff
12.18.15
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Reflecting on When Take That Performed a Live Cover of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Topless

Maybe we were all wrong. Maybe the greatest frontman of the 90s wasn't Kurt Cobain or Eddie Vedder - but Gary Barlow.
Emma Garland
12.9.15
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Yep, Zooey Deschanel Starred in The Offspring's Video for "She's Got Issues"

The video handles mental health problems with all the elegance of a horse eating a kebab.
Emma Garland
11.16.15
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Let's Take Another Look at That Time Katy Perry Was a Backing Singer for Christian Rock Band P.O.D.

Because Katy Perry wailing in a neckerchief while loads of moshers hold their hands up for her earnestly has an entertainment value expiry date of NEVER.
Emma Garland
10.16.15
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Unearthing David Cameron's Secret Punk Manifesto

Way before he was an MP, Cameron was pitching to base Tory strategy on the success of the The Ramones.
10.6.15
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Reflecting on When Kanye West Used to Gleefully Tell Wank Jokes on Shit UK Chatshows

An in-depth investigation into that time Kanye West hosted the Friday Night Project with Justin Lee Collins and Alan Carr.
Joe Zadeh
9.4.15