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Noisey Hitlist

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.
Daisy Jones
11.1.18
Film

'Venom' Is a Bad 90s Movie Released in 2018

Tom Hardy’s big Marvel movie would make more sense if it was released back when ‘Batman and Robin’ was in theaters.
Noel Ransome
10.9.18
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
Interviews

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."
Josh Baines
1.9.18
No Dice

Why The FBI Investigated ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Players in the 1990s

An FBI memo written during the Unabomber investigation describes roleplayers as 'armed and dangerous,' 'extremely intelligent individuals' and 'overweight and not neat in appearance.'
JPat Brown
6.21.17
Culture

The Surprising and Forgotten Diversity of 'Extreme Ghostbusters'

A look into how the 1997 animated cartoon did diversity the right way.
Noel Ransome
5.9.17
remember when?

90s Nostalgia Sells So Well Because We're Chasing Fleeting Happiness

Nostalgia is both fuzzy and insanely lucrative.
Kevin Wong
4.22.17
virtual reality

VR Was the 'Next Big Thing' 20 Years Ago. What's Different Now?

The foundation for broad adoption is more substantial, but content could be problematic.
Alyssa Oursler
4.11.17
Browsing history

I Surfed the Wholesome Web of the 1990s at This Historically Accurate Internet Cafe

London's 64 Bits exhibition goes back to the future of the web's early days.
Ben Sullivan
4.6.17
cyberpunk

We Talked to the 'Ghost in the Shell' Director About Weed, Whitewashing, and Cyberpunk

Rupert Sanders tells us about the journey he went on to make the live-action adaptation of the 1995 anime classic, and the controversy over casting Scarlett Johansson.
Matthew Giles
3.31.17
Why Zordon Why?

Half of ‘Power Rangers’ Was a Lie and So Was Your Childhood

There’s a reason Rita Repula’s lips never lined up with her screams for power.
Samantha Cole
3.16.17
Donald Trump

You Only Need to Pay $15K to Own a Piece of Trump's Cringeworthy Pizza Hut Ad

Alongside his ex-wife, Donald Trump introduced the stuffed-crust pizza to the world in a TV commercial, and the storyboards are now for sale.
Gigen Mammoser
1.28.17
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