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History • "society & culture" • "tv & film"

On History of the 90’s we’ll travel back in time through the stories that defined a decade. The last 10 years of the 20th century was a time like no other, from Columbine to Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Seinfeld, Air Jordan, and the Spice Girls …if it happened in the 90’s you’ll hear about it on thisRead more

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Paul Bernardo - Part 2 | 52

Jul 21 • 01:01:07

The case of Paul Bernardo captured media and public attention in the mid-1990s at a time when the United States was focused on the O.J. Simpson case in a similar way. ...

Paul Bernardo - Part 1| 51

Jul 7 • 43:15

If you Google most notorious killer in Canadian history, Paul Bernardo’s name will appear at the top of nearly every list. ...

Grunge Part 2 | 50

Jun 23 • 39:49

From the moment grunge music went mainstream in the fall of 1991 the clock was ticking down toward its tragic end just a few years later....

Grunge: Part 1 | 49

Jun 9 • 44:02

For the uninitiated, grunge begins and ends with Kurt Cobain and Nirvana.  Maybe sprinkle in a little Pearl Jam or Sound Garden and a few flannels and that’s grunge. A moment in time that has long passed, but frozen in our memories because of Cobain’s early death....

Nickelodeon | 48

May 26 • 45:13

If you grew up in the 1980s or 90s chances are you watched a lot of Nickelodeon or at least some of the fun kids shows made by the cable network. ...

Introducing... Command Line Hereoes (Web UX Begins)

May 19 • 25:36

Looking at the internet in 1995 is like looking back at awkward grade school yearbooks—all the weirdness and flaws stand out in stark contrast to what it’s grown into since. And web design took awhile to become a career—but it got a big boost in 1995. When the Batman Forever website launched to promote the movie, it showed people what was possible on the web. And it foreve...

The Unabomber | 47

May 12 • 46:52

In the 1990s the FBI’s most wanted criminal was an elusive mystery bomber who had been mailing dangerous and deadly packages to executives and university professors since 1978. ...

90's Rave Culture | 46

Apr 28 • 32:13

In the summer of 1987 four young DJs from London took a trip to the Mediterranean Island of Ibiza for a birthday celebration. ...

The Battle in Seattle | 45

Mar 31 • 35:40

On November 30, 1999, thousands of protestors locked arms and marched into downtown Seattle. ...

Shock Jocks | 44

Mar 17 • 43:16

In an era before podcasts and satellite radio, the 1990s was the peak of the shock jock genre on terrestrial radio....

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