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The Guide to Getting into PJ Harvey, Grunge’s Apocalyptic Godmother

From her 90s rock roots to the folk war poetry that came later, PJ is an artist who has inhabited many lives. Here's everything you need to know.
Daisy Jones
5.29.19
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

The 90s Never Ended in Kamaiyah's Radiant “Build You Up” Video

The Oakland rapper has given us a straight up homage to TLC.
Daisy Jones
7.7.17
Op-Eds

20 Years After "Nancy Boy": How Brian Molko Queered Up the 90s

At a time when bubblegum pop and parka-wearing masculinity reigned, he stood out as Placebo's give-no-fucks alt-heartthrob.
Daisy Jones
4.7.17
Music

Experimental Animation Meets 90s Clubbing in a Psychedelic Visual Feast [Premiere]

Shot on an iPhone 7 in his bathroom, Trevor Jackson's latest music video is a trippy homage to pioneering animators and 90s hedonism.
Kevin Holmes
1.24.17
Noisey News

Oasis Turned Down ‘Trainspotting’ Soundtrack Because They Thought It Was About Trainspotters

The band didn't realize it was actually a black comedy about heroin addiction.
Noisey Staff
10.19.16
This Actually Happened

A Reflection on How Jason Statham Was the Go-To "Hot Bod" of 90s Music Videos

Before he was Britain’s most beloved hardman, he was the greased-up, half-naked backing dancer in videos for Erasure and The Shamen.
Emma Garland
2.19.16
deep dives

Why Hackers' Cyberpunk Soundtrack Still Matters, According to Director Iain Softley

“I saw Hackers as a music revolution. Their laptops were customized like guitars.”
Gigen Mammoser
10.26.15
Film

We Got a Kid Born in the 90s to Review Classic 90s Films

Those born in the 90s largely missed out, not only on all the economic prosperity and the golden age of comfortable flannel shirts, but on the films that the laid-back era produced.
Lauren Messman
6.26.15
Music

Billy Corgan Talks About His New Album and Why People Don't Like Him

"You are held up like kind of a piñata, but they forget that you are still there, so how much of a piñata can you be?"
Mitchell Sunderland
12.7.14
Comics!

1993 Part One

The year was 1993. I was barely 13, but I was already angsty, pissed, and horny as hell.
Vasilis Lolos
8.3.14
News

How Sorcery Saved Lives During the Rwandan Genocide

Twenty years after the Rwandan genocide, perpetrators are still being brought to justice, and heroic stories are still emerging. One such story belongs to Zula Karuhimbi, a woman some Rwandans claim saved more than 100 people through “sorcery.”
Sally Hayden
6.23.14
Stuff

Monica Lewinsky Could Have Been Paris Hilton

If Monica Lewinsky had embraced her identity as the world's most famous other woman, she could have been Paris Hilton four years before The Simple Life aired.
Mitchell Sunderland
5.10.14