"Partying only became overtly political when it was criminalized. The government made it that way by creating legislation to outlaw it. In a way, it made the culture all the more attractive."
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Two weeks after its release — following mixed reviews and poor box office numbers — "Hackers" was gone from theaters. Yet despite inauspicious start, it has grown to become one of the most beloved films of the '90s.
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Hosted by Marc Summers, the gak-soaked Nickelodeon game show aired in some form or another on the network from 1986 to 1993. And things got gross.
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In late 1994, Lucasfilm held a series of top-secret meetings with "Star Wars" licensees. On the agenda: how to invigorate a lucrative movie franchise that hadn't released a movie for more than a decade.
Once upon a time, cheat codes let players unlock the headiest secrets from their games.
Over the years, hundreds of people online have shared memories of a cheesy '90s movie called “Shazaam”. There is no evidence that such a film was ever made. What does this tell us about the quirks of collective memory?
For kids and adults alike, waterbeds used to be the coolest — until suddenly they weren’t.
A swing and a monstrously B.I.G. miss.
Like Disney’s new generation of films, Dark Forces understood that nostalgia is the real Force behind Star Wars.
Over the summer, Saved By The Max, a pop-up restaurant inspired by Saved By the Bell, brought a slice of ’90s pop nostalgia to Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood.
This car leasing company's site can best be described as late-’90s GeoCities page, designed by a disgraced clown.
For a certain generation of hoops fans, a movie starring the Looney Tunes and baseball-era Michael Jordan still inspires nostalgia.
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