2000s

tv

'Pen15' Is a Hilarious Way to Relive Your Middle School Trauma

The show is an "actual rainbow gel pen, in a sea of black and blue writing utensils."
Nicole Clark
2.19.19
feminism

Relive Your Childhood with Disney's Live-Action 'Kim Possible' Trailer

Here's the sitch.
Nicole Clark
12.7.18
Noisey

The Guide to Getting Into Grace Jones

With her androgynous aesthetic, boundary-pushing musicality and 50-year career, Jones burst open doors before other people could even see them.
Daisy Jones
8.2.18
Op-Eds

How Social Media Changed The One-hit Wonder

The format has fallen to the wayside in the past few years. But should we be mourning its demise or celebrating?
Harry Harris
7.25.18
Noisey

An Ode to Late Nights On LimeWire

For me and others who grew up in 2000s, the file-sharing software became a way to forge my music taste and understand the internet.
Daisy Jones
6.20.18
Holy Shit

It Looks Like The Distillers Are Making a Comeback in 2018

Are you ready to be liberated?
Ryan Bassil
1.3.18
Op-Eds

Oh Nelly: I … Love You

The rapper's impact has seemingly been written out of wider cultural history. Let's fix that.
Ryan Bassil
4.24.17
thump news

Live Out Your Dream of Being a Mashup DJ with This Handy Website

It's a time machine back to the mid-2000s.
Alexander Iadarola
2.7.17
Features

Before the Rise of Girl Talk, A Green Day Mashup Album Showed the Form's Mainstream Potential

Eleven years later, we caught up with the former American radio DJ and Australian university manager behind Dean Gray's 'American Edit.'
Max Mertens
11.28.16
Gaming

Why Did We All Want to Kill Our Sims?

Remember taking the ladder out of the pool and leaving them to tire out and drown? Or intentionally setting their homes on fire and removing all the doors? This is why you did that.
Kristen Cochrane
11.17.16
Important Questions Raised By...

What Do Today's Teenagers Think About the Greatest Emo Hits of the 2000s?

I hit the streets to find out if the kids of today equate the defining angst anthems of my youth to someone's dad sticking Pink Floyd on.
Daisy Jones
8.17.16
Stuff

Thanks to Linkin Park There’s an Industry of Plastic Surgeons Fixing Those Giant Holes in Your Ears

Many of the Aught scene kids are having buyer's remorse about stretching out their earlobes.
Julia Wright
4.8.16
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