I Was There: ’90s Music

Guinevere Vanderpants
3 min readMar 22, 2022
This picture was taken in October of my freshman year in high school. This bummed and kinda bored expression lasted for at least the next four years.

When the tweens in my house start showing a preference for Nirvana t-shirts and platform boots, begging for septum piercings, and saying things like “the ’90s were awesome,” my first reaction is to find this both delightful and woefully misguided. I mean, good god, does anyone else remember Ugly Kid Joe?

But when my older sister points out that she can absolutely understand why someone who did not live in that decade…