The end of the '90s saw a slew of splatter and satirical comedies for high schoolers. Where did they come from — and where did they go?
How the Best Picture winner, which turns 20 this year, went from esteemed suburban satire to widespread punchline.
Donald Trump's "Meet the Press" interview in 1999 shows just how much he's changed on key issues.
As my son was sharing his high school classmates' reactions to the announcement, he mentioned that upon hearing the news, a girl in his class started crying and exclaimed, "My parents made me to Prince!"
People use the phrase "larger than life" idiomatically -- but with Prince, it was a factual data point. If you saw him live, you sensed it. If you watched his incredible Super Bowl performance, you felt it.
Prince was one of the most important artists in American popular music during the last two decades of the twentieth century.
"With so many people available to choose from whom no one would miss in the slightest, you have to take away Prince?" asked Reverend Jonas Falklesson of Armidale, Australia, while tearing off his clerical collar and tossing it in a fire.
During a time when so much of hip-hop is saturated with blatant sexual references, we have Joey whose album dropped on what is hard to believe is only his 20th birthday. The album permeates with an introspection and lyricism found in someone much older than Joey's 20 years.
Barack Obama's bringing back the '90s. ALL of the '90s. In Tuesday night's State of the Union address, President Obama touted
Barack Obama's bringing back the '90s. ALL of the '90s. In Tuesday night's State of the Union address, President Obama touted our new revamped economy. According to the president, "Our economy is growing and creating jobs at the fastest pace since 1999." So let's all party like it's 1999, and rewatch some of the highlights of the state of the union address, paired with one of the best parts of the '90s: sitcom audiences.
We were blessed with wonderfully high hills where we grew up in West Virginia. So one day, my brothers Steve, Mike and I
Shakira and MTV Unplugged Let's revisit the music scene in 1999: there were the inescapable boy bands, girl groups and a
1999 saw the debut of two of the greatest shows ever made, as well as the seeds of the medium's embrace of cheaply made mediocrity. It marked the beginning of whole new expectations of where television could ascend -- or descend.
Prince mixes exaltation and flirtation, transcendence and sensuality. He moves like a dream. He displays a quick wit. And he's offering to do this for Los Angeles a total of 21 times.
Populism is not so much a political stance (as "conservatism" is, for instance) as it is a political tactic. Meaning it can be used equally well by either side of our current American political divide.
I've always loved writing. I grew up writing short stories, making up characters and plots, and just letting my imagination run wild.