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The '90s Sucked

The '90s Sucked

By Unpops Podcast Network
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
Adam and Chet look back on the multiple attempts to revive the Woodstock festival in the '90s and their horrifying legacy
56:10
August 05, 2020
The LAPD Rampart Scandal
Adam and Chet discuss a notorious police corruption scandal that led to massive reforms within the LAPD (that ultimately changed nothing)
47:10
July 02, 2020
Jack Kevorkian
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
52:59
June 04, 2020
The Vilification and Eventual Vindication of Dolly the Sheep
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
41:15
May 21, 2020
The Shaming of Milli Vanilli
Adam and Chet discuss the lip syncing scandal that led to German pop duo Milli Vanilli being stripped of a Grammy Award
51:41
May 07, 2020
Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa Save Baseball
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
46:37
April 23, 2020
The Joe Biden Crime Bill
Adam and Chet discuss Joe Biden's infamous 1994 crime bill and why it will be his undoing in the 2020 election
50:17
April 10, 2020
The People vs. 2 Live Crew
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.
01:03:05
March 27, 2020
The Impeachment of Bill Clinton
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.
47:27
January 10, 2020
The 1990-1993 Buffalo Bills (Lost Four Super Bowls In A Row)
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.
49:56
October 01, 2019
Waco
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
01:01:05
September 13, 2019
The Branch Davidians
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
59:59
September 06, 2019
The Rise of Right-Wing Hate Online
Adam and Chet discuss the proliferation of right-wing hate sites in the early days of the internet
01:01:28
August 30, 2019
Millions of AOL Discs Litter the Landscape
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!
44:23
August 22, 2019
The Y2K Bug
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
51:16
August 08, 2019
Beanie Baby Mania!
Adam and Chet look into the fast rise and even faster fall of the first internet sensation, Beanie Babies
48:08
August 01, 2019
The 1994-1995 Baseball Labor Strike
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
58:44
July 18, 2019
The Ken Griffey Jr. Rookie Card Scandal
Adam and Chet talk about the over-printing scandal that made all those baseball cards you collected in the '90s completely worthless today
45:40
July 12, 2019
Operation Desert Storm Pt. 2: The Warrior Media
Adam and Chet explore the borderline fanatical media coverage of the first Gulf War
56:09
June 27, 2019
Operation Desert Storm Pt. 1: The Dead Baby Myth
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.
48:03
June 18, 2019