1990s

Teens Are Bringing Back the Butt Cut. It’s the Eboy Haircut Now.

Danny Diaz’s haircut is parted in the middle and swooping on the sides. It’s a classic ’90s butt cut — think Leonardo DiCaprio, Devon Sawa…

What Happened to the Bygone Pastime of Quoting Movies to Each Other?

I went to college in the mid-aughts, well before pop culture had evolved anything like the meme economy we know and love today. Facebook was…

The Oral History of the Super Soaker

This year marks the 30th anniversary of when the Super Soaker story truly began to take shape. Though it was conceived in 1982 and wouldn’t…

Millennial Women on the Importance of the Peen Scene in ‘Now and Then’

I don’t remember much from growing up with four sisters, but I do have one very clear memory: It’s 1997, I’m 9 years old, and…