In April of 1994, Nirvana frontman and grunge pioneer Kurt Cobain died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 27 at his time of death. And though few things are as inexorable as time’s passing, it’s remarkable to think that today he would have celebrated his 50th birthday.
Hole frontwoman Courtney Love has toyed with us before. In 2014 she publicly stated that she, Melissa Auf Der Maur, Patty Schemel, and Eric Erlandson—the band’s mid-90s lineup—had regathered and was producing new material. Then, that summer, she disavowed any possibility of an official reunion. Now, in the year of our…
Vin Diesel is a man who seems like he has the heart and spirit of a joyous child. This much is clear in an unearthed video of the actor playing with Street Sharks toys for a job. “His special power is the righthand roundhouse punch. He sends the competition to a watery grave. Boom! Death.”
Today’s the 20th anniversary of Kids, the indie film that captured a generation’s ennui and launched the careers of Harmony Korine, Chloe Sevigny, Rosario Dawson, Leo Fitzpatrick. Even two decades on, it remains a powerful and astonishing document of life for mutable ‘90s youth.
It's the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons—does that mean Bart has a 401k now?—and 20th Century Fox is going bananas licensing the images to celebrate. Their latest Bart garments might be the least expensive Simpsons commemorative garments yet, though.
The following is excerpted from Maureen Callahan's new book, Champagne Supernovas.
.... or they were incredibly kind.
Which decade do you think was the worst for fashion?
Today, Seattle police released images of a note that Kurt Cobain kept in his wallet wherein the Nirvana frontman called wife Courtney Love a "bitch with zits" who was "siphoning" money for "doping and whoring."
If the resurgence of crop tops, Doc Martens and Newsies wasn't proof enough that the '90s revival is in full swing, here's the teaser trailer for "Settle Down," No Doubt's first music video since the band went on hiatus in 2004 (yes, technically that's the aughts, but I think we can all agree that the Tragic Kingdom…
From the Real McCoy to Dee Lite to Aqua, this medley of your favorite and — let's face it, nostalgia heads — most terrible 90's dance hits will take you right down memory lane. And it's played on the melodica no less!
Calvin Klein gave a rare public interview at 92Y this week, where he spoke with former head of New York fashion week Fern Mallis. The 68-year-old retired designer discussed addiction, his boyfriend, 21-year-old porn star Nicholas Gruber, Kate Moss, selling his company — and growing up in the same Bronx neighborhood as…
Young women develop their ability to have crushes on boys years before they develop a gaydar to help discern upon which boys crushes would be fruitless. In the gap years lies the careers of Ricky Martin and Jonathan Knight.
Last night's episode of The Simpsons was a flashback look at Marge and Homer's life in the early '90s before they were married, when Homer was in a grunge band called Sadgasm and Marge had a Melrose Place-y hairdo while attending college. The nearly didn't make it, since Marge briefly fell in love with her douche bag…
Once in awhile, by which we mean every Thursday about midway through of the New York Times, a story comes along that is so reedick, on so many levels, its preposterousness reaches a realm of stupidity we'll call metatextual, which is a word we learned (and forgot) back when we were studying for the SATs, which was —…