What's the opposite of nostalgia? A paralyzing fear of the past? Chrono-nausea? Whatever it is, experience it while watching this video, a depressing strip mall beeper store commercial with a babbling, incoherent little girl. I don't miss you anymore, 90s!
In 1999, 45 million Americans had pagers. They were an equal-opportunity technology, owned by drug dealers, whores, doctors and CEOs—and new college students whose parents couldn't drop the leash. At least there was the code.