josh. 33. a passion for television. loves movies but doesn't watch them enough. he/him.
I was 11 in the summer of 1999 and I loved both the pop and nu metal acts vying for the top spot on TRL. My memories of it were the fires, Fred Durst crowd surfing on plywood, but primarily the music I watched with old friends on VHS tapes they sold of the recorded performances. I knew it was a disastrous festival, but I never quite grasped the extent of how bad it actually was until early 2020 when…