5 Weird Ways The 1990s Never Ended

Alex Schmidt is joined by Adam Tod Brown and Chet Wild, the hosts of Unpopular Opinion's "The 90s Sucked" podcast. They're exploring huge, meaningful, world-altering ways the 1990s never stopped happening to us. They'll also reveal which element of the '90s stuffs the nation's landfills to this day, which '90s band happily played a show in a living room, and which '90s after-effects are most worth looking out for in 2020, 2024, and beyond.


The 90s Sucked/Unpopular Opinion

Fastball At Chet's - A Blow By Blow Synopsis/Unpopular Opinion

Adam Tod Brown/Twitter

Chet Wild/Twitter

1 Way To Make An Emoji Podcast (Alex's Squarespace website)

Millions of AOL Discs Litter the Landscape/Unpopular Opinion

Facebook expands its internet infrastructure projects/Tech Crunch

Garth Brooks Tops The Beatles With Historic Seventh Diamond Album/Billboard

5 Music Companies Settle Federal Case On CD Price-Fixing/The New York Times

The environmental impact of music: digital, records, CDs analysed/The Conversation

6 Things Shut Down by Coronaviurs (That Shouldn't Return)/The Cracked Podcast

The Rise of Right-Wing Hate Online/Unpopular Opinion


How YouTube Has Become Fertile Ground for the Spread of Hate/Pacific Standard


What's the big deal about Section 230? /Marketplace

The great firewall of China: Xi Jinping's internet shutdown/The Guardian

A new law intended to curb sex trafficking threatens the future of the internet as we know it/Vox

Facebook to pay $52 million to content moderators suffering from PTSD/Tech Crunch

The Branch Davidians/Unpopular Opinion

Waco/Unpopular Opinion

How Ruby Ridge and Waco Led to the Oklahoma City Bombing/History.com

Waco Skims a Very American Tragedy/The Atlantic

How What Happened 25 Years Ago At Ruby Ridge Still Matters Today/NPR

Nuclear Weapons, Waco And The Radicalization Of Cliven Bundy /OPB

4 Ways Far-Right Groups Are Winning The Social Media Battle/NPR

The Joe Biden Crime Bill/Unpopular Opinion Podcast

Joe Biden 2008 Campaign Website

How an early Biden crime bill created the sentencing disparity for crack and cocaine trafficking/The Washington Post

Biden signals to aides that he would serve only a single term/Politico

The CIA, abused dogs, the Iowa app and 'Breathe Easy': Buttigieg draws rumors, conspiracies/South Bend Tribune

When Joe Biden Was the Candidate of the Young/Slate

Joe Biden tells activist, 'You should vote for Trump,' over criticism of Obama deportations/USA Today

What 74 former Biden staffers think about Tara Reade's allegations/PBS

8 women say George H.W. Bush groped them. Their claims deserve to be remembered as we assess his legacy/Vox

11 Times Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect Comments Sparked Outrage/The Wrap

The Comic Stylings of Brian Williams/New York Magazine