For the last four weeks we’ve been on a 1990s nostalgia kick. We started by posting the best pics on Tumblr we could find tagged “1992.” Then we moved on to 1995. Then 1998. Then 1990. Now it’s 1993’s turn. Away we go …
Nineteen ninety-three? The year kind of felt like the Wednesday of the ’90s of this Tumblr series — no real feel. No touchstone moments. You know, just sorta … meh. It just came and went.
Kurt Cobain, like Madonna in 1990, seemed to dominate all aspects of culture until, well, you know. Still, we press on. The year 1993 yielded some of the best music of the decade, such as Wu-Tang Clan’s timeless Enter the 36 Chambers. And, of course, Ace of Base, which I recently played on my local bar’s jukebox. When I did so I thought I’d be in line for some nostalgic-tinged high-fives, but instead I was greeted by the sound of crickets and angry faces. It opened up my eyes. I saw the sign. Then I saw …
Blackface: Never a good idea, Ted Danson. NEVER.
This exists. And it’s spectacular.
1993 gave us Blown Away. And it also gave us lots of Nicole Eggert-induced happy tissues.
Charles Barkley and Nirvana: One of the most absurd SNL host/musical guest combos ever.
Before Alicia Silverstone became a human mouth-to-mouth baby-feeder, she was the IT Girl:
HillaryCare died of apparent Big Bird Flu:
Oh, Leo, all growns up post-Growing Pains:
Free Willy! No, not you Fred Willard.
As I said, I saw the sign.
Don’t go chasin’ … wait, what are you wearing?
Madonna, meh. But that quiz seems fun:
These guys Ain’t Nuthing Ta F’ Wit:
“I get older … they stay the same age.”
If you can explain what’s happening in this pic of Grohl, Krist, Anthony Kiedis and Flea, you win the ’90s.
Bonus: Sarah Silverman on SNL!
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