Tag Archives: 1990s

Every mid-to-late 90s point of reference in Can’t Hardly Wait

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Last night I watched Aguirre, Wrath of God, tonight I watched Can’t Hardly Wait. Aguirre is clearly the superior film, but having come of age in the late 90s, Hardly strikes a few more chords than I’d like to admit. From Lauren Ambrose’s hair to Seth Green’s inspired performance as a white kid who desperately […]

“I’m King of the Mall” or: Confessions of a Teenage Mall Rat

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Sometime in my later teenage years, my elderly father told me that he enjoyed sitting on the benches in the mall and just watching young people be young. He appreciated our energy and liked sitting and letting it wash over him. I understood this more than he figured I did. I enjoyed going there largely […]

Donna Martin Graduates: The Nineteen Nineties, tangentially

WARNING: Some of the language / links below are not safe for work, younger folks, or sensitive people. None of it is really that bad but if I don’t point this out, some people get emotional and write thousand-word emails to my bosses. NOTE: Lines separated by a slash or a word that is not […]