Tag Archives: 1990s

TRAILER: The X-Files 2016

I’m unreasonably excited about this. The Los Angeles Times recaps the trailer: The new “X-Files” trailer featuring the first real taste of footage for the returning series reminds us all that before there was “Mr. Robot,” “Person of Interest” and all those other cute conspiracy theory series, there was “X-Files.” No corner of the tin-foil-hat-wearing, conspiracy-theory-pontificating Internet was left unscanned …

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Opening In NYC: Clinton, The Musical

Via press release: If President William Jefferson Clinton behaved like two different people—one moment noble, the next naughty—that’s because he was! Clinton The Musical explores the two very different sides of the 42nd President of the United States: “WJ,” (Tom Galantich) the wholesome, intelligent one, and “Billy,” (Duke Lafoon) the randy, charming one. With Hillary (Rodham) Clinton (Kerry Butler) at …

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Bette Midler – Waterfalls

Via the Advocate: Bette Midler is paying tribute to some of the greatest harmonies performed by girl groups in music history with her upcoming collection of covers It’s the Girls. The album, available November 4 from Warner Bros. records, features 15 classic tracks by legendary ladies including the Ronettes, the Supremes, TLC, and the Chiffons, among others. TLC’s critically-raved original …

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#1 Twenty Years Ago Today

Neil Young probably never envisioned having a #1 dance chart hit, but two years after its initial 1990 UK release, America met a pre-Sarah Cracknell Saint Etienne via their cover.

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Not The Mama

Dinosaurs debuted 20 years ago today. The sitcom lasted for four seasons and 65 episodes (58 episodes aired during the first run; the remaining aired in syndication) before ultimately ending with the extinction of dinosaurs. (Inevitable, we suppose.) While ‘Dinosaurs’ was a sitcom, the show broke the mold by not having a studio audience or a laugh track. Brought to …

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Sophie B. Hawkins To Headline GOProud/Breitbart Party At CPAC

Andrew Breitbart’s promised “Super Gay 80s CPAC Party” for GOProud will actually be headlined by openly bisexual 90s two-hit wonder Sophie B. Hawkins. (Depeche Mode and New Order must have been unavailable.) Hawkins is best known for her 1992 hit Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover, an appropriate metaphor for all that begging GOProud makes for Tea Party love. …

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Pitchfork’s Top 20 Singles Of The ’90s

The Stranger points us to Pitchfork Magazine’s top 20 tracks of the 1990’s. The only entry I’d agree with is Mazzy Star, but then again I’ve never even heard of half of this list. The full Top 200 list and Pitchfork’s reasoning on each can be found here.

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