Podcast Reaction: The Forrest Gump Edition


This week on the podcast, the guys and Jenny covered the 90s.  I’m actually less inclined to hate on the 90s than I am on the 80s, but not because I think the 90s were better.  Part of it is I came to adulthood in that decade.  The other part is, when you get right down to it, modern geek culture, an important part of this site’s purpose (you know, the thing this website is completely dedicated to), started then.  The 90s gave us the first serialized television, TV animation took a big step away from half-assed shows based on action figure lines, there was the rise of HBO original programming, and depending on when you start and stop the era, the X-Men hit the big screen in 2000.  The Cold War was over and the War on Terror hadn’t started yet.  It was a good time.

I still would not go back to it, because I still believe in living in the now.

Speaking of living in the now, let’s talk about how overrated Forrest Gump is.

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#TBT: Sizzler – It’s What American’s Want!


Sizzler – where freedom is free, and the people of America come together for two, count them, TWO dining experiences. Please tell me you’ve seen this video from a 1991 Sizzler promotion. Please say you’ve seen this!? I have no words for the sheer awesomeness that was 90’s hair, pant suits, and “trying not to be racist” infomercials. OH HEAVENS, IT’S JUST SO BAD! Listen, 1990 called and want’s it ridiculous voice over commercials back. See video after the break:

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