Sunday, January 17, 2010

Grunge: A Success Story

I was doing research for an article on grunge and punk, and came across a New York Times' article from 1992 about the trend. It's funny to read the article discussing grunge as something new, trying to dissect it, when it's something we grew up with and have recently seen the re-emergence of. It's also so strange to see an article from the early 90s on the internet. These days if an article is over a day old it's often considered not worth reading. Take a look, it's worth the read.


Grunge: A Success Story


Published: November 15, 1992

"WHEN did grunge become grunge? How did a five-letter word meaning dirt, filth, trash become synonymous with a musical genre, a fashion statement, a pop phenomenon?"

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