The ’90s: The Last Great Decade? Ends Tonight with Politically Incorrect!

The third and final night of the three-part miniseries event The ‘90s: The Last Great Decade?: Politically Incorrect is tonight at 9P. As the world approaches the infamously disappointing Y2K, the United States is racing on the informational superhighway that is both making and breaking careers.  Tech entrepreneurs are simultaneously working against and saving each other, and some are growing…

Nat Geo Channel Teams Up with Cardboard Box Office for a Fun Twist on 90s Movies

In spring 2013, for NGC’s miniseries The ’80s: The Decade That Made Us, the PR team gathered some of the staff’s cutest (and most willing) kids to recreate some classic movie posters from the 1980s. The results were such a hit, we knew we wanted to do something similar for The ’90s: The Last Great…

The ’90s: The Last Great Decade? Continues Tonight With Friends and Enemies!

Night two of the 3-night miniseries event, The ‘90s: The Last Great Decade?, continues tonight at 9P with Friends and Enemies. Rivalries were rampant in the ‘90s, and this episode covers some of the greatest conflicts of the decade with first-person insights from the heroes and villains of the decade. The women’s figure skating drama…

The ’90s: 3 Night Event Kicks off Tonight!

Tonight at 9P, the three-night miniseries event, The ‘90s: The Last Great Decade? kicks off with its first two-hour episode, Great Expectations. Interviews with celebrities like Roseanne Barr and Matthew Perry take us through the lives—and sometimes deaths—of some of the greatest names of the decade, like Kurt Cobain and Bill Clinton. Television’s rise in…

The Evolution of Pop Punk in the ’90s

The 90s weren’t just all about grunge and girl power.  Pop punk and ska started to really take off and find their place in the world of music during the mid-to-late part of the decade as well.  Perhaps people were looking for an outlet in music that captured not only their feelings, but also had…

Are You Ready to Rule the ’90s? Win Phat Prizes!

The ’90s may feel like just yesterday, but NEWS FLASH, 1990 was 24 years ago! Feel old? Don’t worry, if the ’90s still feel fresh in your memory–there’s good news for you: you have even better chances at winning phat prizes! Head over to rulethe90s.com to try your hand at our ’90s trivia machine. Top…

It’s Actually Time – A Cultural History of “The Macarena”

Maybe you saw the headline and the song is already stuck in your head. Perhaps to the relief of many Americans in 2014, an encounter with the “Macarena” is generally limited to bar mitzvahs and baseball games. But as those who left their houses in 1996 remember, “Macarena” was at one time all but unavoidable.…

15 ’90s Celebrities You Still Love Today

Celebrities and musicians time in the limelight usually wanes with the passing years, but some have proven they are in it for the long haul. In honor of our upcoming 3-night miniseries, The ’90s: The Last Great Decade?, here’s a list of celebrities you probably loved in the 90s and still love today. Jared Leto…

6 Facts About Pogs, The 1990s’ Favorite Forgotten Game

What’s a pog? If you didn’t come of age during the 1990s, the name may not ring a bell. But for the children of the ’90s who grew up with a Cabbage Patch Kid in one hand and a Beanie Baby in the other, pogs were an important fact of life. Pogs transcended their lowly…

The Girl Power Philosophy of the Spice Girls

Scary, Sporty, Baby, Ginger and Posh—five names that captivated, annoyed and incensed a generation. From their beginnings in 1994 to their disbanding towards the end of the decade, the Spice Girls reigned over pop music, enchanting their teenage fans and enraging their critics. The all-female British phenoms preached the gospel of “girl power,” often delivered with a…