From left: Ada, Marisa, Kara. Photobomb guy in back: music fanatic who in conversation with Neal name-checked 85 bands in 7 minutes.
Back from EMP!
For our panel at the pop music and technology conference out in Seattle, Neal did a reenactment of the Alanis Morisette “Thank U” video. As he was naked for it, security guards carded everyone entering the auditorium and we were locked in the room for those three minutes. It was eerie, moving, funny and the perfect performance to open a panel about pre-internet teen bedroom culture. Continue reading
ALL of 90s woman plus Marisa Meltzer and Neal Medlyn will be on a panel at the EMP Pop Music Conference in Seattle talking about “Pre-Internet Teen Girl Bedroom Culture.” We will be wearing plaid dresses and doing our nails while we talk. Also, glitter and nudity will be involved in our presentation. For more info see the EMP site.
Roundtable: In the Girls” Room: Pre-Internet Teen Girl Bedroom Culture
Venue: JBL Theater
Dressed in 90s-appropriate plaid tunics from the Miley Cyrus / Max Azria Wal-Mart collection, Marisa Meltzer, Kara Jesella, and Ada Calhoun will present a panel on the pre-Internet age girl’s bedroom, and how it shaped Generation X. At the conclusion of the panel, Neal Medlyn will do a recreation of the controversial video for the 1998 hit “Thank U” by Alanis Morissette that will illustrate pre-internet pop culture in all its wonder and cringe-worthiness.
Marisa Meltzer, “In the Girls” Room: Pre-Internet Teen Girl Bedroom Culture”
Kara Jesella, “In the Girls” Room: Pre-Internet Teen Girl Bedroom Culture”
Ada Calhoun, “In the Girls” Room: Pre-Internet Teen Girl Bedroom Culture”
Neal Medlyn, “In the Girls” Room: Pre-Internet Teen Girl Bedroom Culture”