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Were the '90s really as great as we sometimes make them out to be? Not really! On this weekly podcast, comedians Adam Tod Brown and Chet Wild explore all the assorted awfulness the 1990s had to offer!
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The Woodstock Revival

The Woodstock Revival

2020-08-0556:09

Adam and Chet look back on the multiple attempts to revive the Woodstock festival in the '90s and their horrifying legacy
Adam and Chet discuss a notorious police corruption scandal that led to massive reforms within the LAPD (that ultimately changed nothing) --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Jack Kevorkian

Jack Kevorkian

2020-06-0452:58

Adam and Chet look back on the highly controversial life and career of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the face of the assisted suicide movement in America during the '90s
Adam and Chet look back on the short but hugely important life of Dolly the Sheep, the first ever mammal cloned from an adult cell
Adam and Chet discuss the lip syncing scandal that led to German pop duo Milli Vanilli being stripped of a Grammy Award
Adam and Chet discuss the time Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa saved Major League Baseball by racing to beat the single season home run record
Adam and Chet discuss Joe Biden's infamous 1994 crime bill and why it will be his undoing in the 2020 election
Adam and Chet look back on the landmark obscenity lawsuits surrounding Miami rap group 2 Live Crew and their massively controversial album, As Nasty As They Wanna Be.
Adam and Chet look back on the impeachment trial of Bill Clinton and clear up some misconceptions about what is was about and if it actually worked.
Adam and Chet discuss the strange but true tale of an early '90s NFL team that did the impossible by going to four Super Bowls in a row, and then lost every single one of them.
Waco

Waco

2019-09-1301:01:05

Adam and guest co-host Laura Crawford take a deep dive into one of the most pivotal and controversial moments of the 1990s...the siege on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, TX
The Branch Davidians

The Branch Davidians

2019-09-0601:01:05

Adam and guest co-host Laura Crawford talk about the weird history of the Branch Davidians, the religious cult at the center of the notorious law enforcement siege at Waco
Adam and Chet discuss the proliferation of right-wing hate sites in the early days of the internet
This week on The '90s Sucked! Adam and Chet look back on one of the most effective direct mail marketing campaigns of all-time...AOL's infamous free internet service discs!
The Y2K Bug

The Y2K Bug

2019-08-0851:16

Adam and Chet look back on a mass panic that scared the entire world in the late-90s...the Y2K computer bug, which threatened to transport every computer in the world back to the 1900s
Beanie Baby Mania!

Beanie Baby Mania!

2019-08-0148:22

Adam and Chet look into the fast rise and even faster fall of the first internet sensation, Beanie Babies
Adam and Chet talk about the mid-90s labor dispute that brought the game of baseball to a screeching halt and impacted the game for the worse for years to come
Adam and Chet talk about the over-printing scandal that made all those baseball cards you collected in the '90s completely worthless today
Adam and Chet explore the borderline fanatical media coverage of the first Gulf War
Adam and Chet begin a month long deep dive into Operation Desert Storm, America's "good" war in the Middle East. Up first, we examine the US government's complicated relationship with Saddam Hussein, myths and misconceptions about the invasion of Kuwait, and the fake news that sold Americans on supporting the war.
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Jess Hart

Hey, they mentioned the Shield!

Jul 4th
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Jess Hart

Man, I didn't realize they didn't get the Nobel.

Jun 21st
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Jess Hart

I love that Corn Pop is real.

May 21st
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