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9 for the '90s

by Travis Greenwood


9 for the 90s by Travis GreenwoodWelcome to 9 for the '90s! In this column, we share nine topical links, videos, and memes from the worlds of film, music, television, celebrity, art, toys, fashion, technology, pop culture, and beyond, all filtered through a '90s lens. It's all good.

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1. Couture from designer Jeremy Scott with a gaudy Simpsons twist.

Couture designer Jeremy Scott channels the 90s (and the Simpsons) in his latest line.
Via: Laughing Squid

2. Supercut: Quentin Tarantino from below.

Via: It Goes To 11

3. On a related note, the following clip with a pre-Daily Show John Stewart interviewing Tarantino in advance of the release of Pulp Fiction has been making the rounds of late.

Via: Uproxx

4. In honor of its 20th anniversary, Jurassic Park will get the 3D treatment in 2013. For the record, I'm still of the opinion that the book's core values (hubris and the creator complex, the ascendancy of the scientific method and the concept of progress, automation and the information age, and the dangers of unintended consequences chief amongst them) were severely compromised to make the film more palatable for children. The decision to tweak John Hammond's (Richard Attenborough) character arc (he escapes unscathed but for a bruised ego as opposed to the book in which he is literally eaten alive at the hands of his very creations) was a fatal flaw. That said, the dinos still look cool and the movie was certainly a technical accomplishment. Stepping off the soapbox in 3, 2, 1...

Jurassic Park celebrates its 20th Anniversary
Via: Ain't It Cool

5. Cool then vs. cool now.

cool then vs. cool now
Via: Buzzfeed

6. Film School Rejects lists 5 '90s television shows that merit a movie. Of them, the only one I could support would be Quantum Leap.

Quantum Leap
via: Film School Rejects

7. On a similar note, Geek Sugar features their 10 Favorite Geeks from '90s television.

Geek Sugar selects their 10 Favorite Geeks from '90s television
Via: Geek Sugar

88. Peep a vintage anti-littering PSA starring the always creepy David Lynch.

Via: Gothamist

9. Our tee of the week filters Super Mario Bros. through the Tetris effect.

Super Mario Bros. 1 UP shirt with Tetris effect
Buy: Society 6 | Via: Shirtoid



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