I knew my friend Stephen Spruck since we went to preschool together. While we were in different classes, we went to the same elementary school, and while we took a brief break to attend different schools for grades 5 and 6, we attended the same middle and high school together. While I knew him for ..
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You wore flannel, and it was widely acceptable. You grew your hair out, but shaved it on the sides to create an awkwardly overgrown mushroom look. You moshed at any club who’d have you no matter which band was playing. Yep, you were so much cooler back in the 1990s. We all were. Well, not ..
For the better part of the 1990s, plaid shirts and Seattle grunge rock were king. I’m not saying Biggie Smalls and Jewel weren’t top stars of the decade, but for me, I was all about that lethal combination. Back in the “pogs” decade, my late best friend Stephen and I would mosh in the pit ..