The Totally Sweet 90s: From Clear Cola to Furby, and Grunge to

The Totally Sweet 90s: From Clear Cola to Furby, and Grunge to "Whatever", the Toys, Tastes, and Trends That Defined a Decade

by Gael Fashingbauer Cooper, Brian Bellmont


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If you can tell the difference between the Petes in Pete & Pete, know every step to the Macarena by heart, and remember when The Real World was about more than just drunken hookups, The Totally Sweet ’90s will be a welcome trip down memory lane.

With this hella cool guide, you’ll reminisce about that glorious decade when Beanie Babies seemed like a smart economic investment and Kris Kross had you wearing your pants backward. Whether you contracted dysentery on the Oregon Trail or longed to attend Janet Reno’s Dance Party, you’ll get a kick out of seeing which toys, treats, and trends stayed around, and which flopped.

So throw your ponytail into a scrunchie, take a swig from your can of Surge, and join us on this ride through the unforgettable (and sometimes unforgivable) trends of the ’90s.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780399160042
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/04/2013
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 931,383
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Gael Fashingbauer Cooper is a journalist who writes the nationally recognized pop culture blog Pop Culture Junk Mail. Brian Bellmont is a former television reporter and producer who now runs a public relations agency

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"...filled with nostalgia memory bombs that will apparently make you want to 'throw your ponytail into a scrunchie and take a swig from your can of Surge.'"
—The Huffington Post

"The language is snappy, the pace brisk, and the research impressive. Cooper and Bellmont know how to dig..."
—Pop Matters

[If] “and you just want to crawl under the covers and relive your youth with something sweet, check out Gael Fashingbauer Cooper and Brian Bellmont’s new book The Totally Sweet 90s.”
—Jen X ‘67

“It’s full of fun trivia and facts about all the games, toys, and pop culture that made the 1990s awesome.”
—How About We


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