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Single Father in the 90s

Jefferson Mars, contributor The Summer of 1997 was a very different summer for me. While most of my schoolmates were enjoying their time off, enjoying exciting summer movies like Men in Black or My Best Friend’s wedding, I had parental obligations. I decided to step into parenthood. It was completely my own decision. I saw the joy people had on …

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1990s Mash-Ups!

William Toblerone, contributor In response to your letters, I’m getting crafty with my word processor/turntable to bring you some tasty mixes of big events from the 90s. This article be mad pumpin’! The world was astounded by the news of Dolly the Sheep, the first mammal to be cloned from an adult somatic cell! The excitement was met with extreme …

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Can Some Technology Person Please Step Up and Help a Sandwich Artist?

(Originally Published on November 13, 1992) William Toblerone, contributor I have made the ultimate sacrifice for the betterment of my community. I have dedicated myself to ending the rash of unsightly sandwiches plaguing society by dedicating myself to fashioning quality culinary masterworks between the canvases of bread at the Subway gallery. Needless to say, this commitment is seriously encumbering and …

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Knockoff 90s Toys

Zeke Herrera, contributor Pet Animal – These furry creatures were pretty cool but still a Tamagotchi ripoff. They did have a wide variety but only came in analog, not digital, and were much harder to reset after they pooped themselves to death. Earth Boots – Clearly inferior copy of Moon Boots. These boots simulated what it was like to be …

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90 Things Cooler in the 90s

Spencer Devine, contributor   1. Butts 21. Goop 41.The Ten Commandments 61. Board games 81. Digimon 2. Skateboards 22. Sludge 42.The Count 62. Game Nights 82. Pokemon 3. Skateboard tricks 23. Monsters 43.Learning 63. Nights in 83. Facebook pokes 4. Sports snacks 24. AAAH Real Monsters 44.The Learning Channel. 64. Rainy days 84. Faces 5. Capri Sun 25. Monster Energy …

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Interview With a 90’s Vampire

Dash Kwiatkowski, contributor “I see…” The Vampire said, his high-waisted jeans were baggy and well-torn, held up by a thick black belt. A thick leather jacket whirled as he faced the boy, “do you have enough tape for the story of a life?” “It’s actually a digital recorder, so no tape involved.” The Vampire met him with a blank look, …

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Shabazz Palaces – Lese Majesty

Samantha Gilweit, contributor One might want to listen to Seattle-based hip hop group, Shabazz Palaces’ newest album, Lese Majesty, on a road trip through a war zone. Forceful, original, and unabashedly unafraid of change, Lese Majesty is the group’s second full-length album after garnering critical acclaim with Black Up, released in 2011. The result is an album that elegantly creates …

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Mumford & Sons 2 – Demo

Leah Brzezinski, contributor This electro-progressive duo sound nothing like the original Mumford & Sons, in case you were worried, but the name is hilariously memorable. They sound more like the love child of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and The Cranberries’ Dolores O’Riordan, had they been kidnapped by Humboldt hippies sometime in the early 1990s. Experimental guitar and electronic percussion and synth …

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Oozing Wound – Earth Suck

Joel Leavitt, contributor Chicago’s Oozing Wound has been labelled by several popular critics as “thrash metal.” Supposedly bits and pieces of their heavy predecessors combine to create their sound. Well, guess what popular music reviewers? Oozing Wound is laughing in your faces. They are playing loud and fast fucking music, creating a sound all their own. Lyrically they seem pertinent …

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