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Paris, Lindsay and Yesterday’s Tabloid Culture: A Conversation With Popculturediedin2009
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Paris, Lindsay and Yesterday’s Tabloid Culture: A Conversation With Popculturediedin2009

Popculturediedin2009 is an archive of the early 2000s tabloid culture. Scrolling through it has a bit of a time machine effect–you’re suddenly transported to a time when Paris Hilton was still the most famous person in the world, Nicole Richie’s weight was a national concern and Lindsay Lohan’s sobriety was called into question on a daily basis. In conversation with the site’s anonymous founder, Troy discusses old young Hollywood, yesterday’s tabloid culture and the inspiration behind the project.

Steely Dan, Concerts, and Coachella
Features, Yestalgia

Steely Dan, Concerts, and Coachella

If Coachella is about youth and base tastes and hordes and fake flowers and bikini tops and high-waisted shorts and casual sex and molly and indie rock, then it’s a thing of its time — this time. It has generational importance, and people older than 24 can go, but they need to know they’re no longer the target audience. Steely Dan may have been that target when this all happened for the first time at Woodstock or ’90s raves, but if they’re old enough to remember those things, Coachella isn’t really about them.

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