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The Guide to Getting Into Pet Shop Boys
One part fist-pumping synth-pop, another part celestial balladry – here's everything you need to know about Britain's most enduring duo.
Georgia Is Back with a Euphoric, Late-Night Dance Sound
The drummer-singer-producer's “Started Out” sits somewhere between 80s Chicago house and what you might stick on an Uber AUX at 4AM.
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?
A Chat with the ‘Hey Arnold!’ Composer Who Folded Jazz into 90s Childhoods
How 66-year-old Jim Lang went from touring with the Pointer Sisters to soundtracking the Nickelodeon show about "football head."
'Extreme Ghostbusters': When the Franchise Gave a Shit About Me
A look into how the 1997 animated cartoon did diversity the right way.
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The Rise and Fall of the Ladette
How women taking their clothes off and getting shitfaced were celebrated and shunned in the space of just a few years.
What the 'Big Issue' Taught Me About Journalism
In its heyday, on a tiny budget, the maverick magazine sold by homeless people became an eye into Britain's soul.
What Happened to All the Iconic Dance Singers of the 1990s?
From N-Trance's "Set You Free" to Alice Deejay's "Better Off Alone", these soldiers guarded and unleashed positivity. But where are they now?
How 90s TV Shows Got Drugs Hilariously Wrong
From 'Saved by the Bell' to 'Beverly Hills, 90210,' it was a brutal decade for realistic drug use on TV.
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Inside the Strange, Psychic World of Indigo Children
VICE investigates the secret world of Indigo Children, a select group of people who are said to possess extraordinary sensory talents, but who critics say suffer from ADD and ADHD.
Brutal Brawls and Broken Bottles: Unseen Photos from the Golden Age of Greek Hooliganism
Greek hooligans share photos from the most brutal brawls they attended in the 1990s.
Can Damien Hirst Recreate 90s Hedonism with a Pharmacy-Themed Restaurant?
The artist recently relaunched Pharmacy, an exhibition-cum-restaurant that served “Voltarol Retarding Agent” cocktails. It shuttered when the Cool Britannia hype died in the noughties, but chef Mark Hix is on board for a new reincarnation.