On September 12, Pauly Shore hosted the 90s Fest, a nostalgic celebration of the 1990s. The event featured Lisa Loeb, Naughty By Nature, Coolio and many others. In the video below, the New York Times summarizes the action. But first, here's a snippet from their story covering the event, summing up what it's like to have nostalgia for a decade that's just barely behind us:

By the time Naughty by Nature took over the stage around 5 p.m., the crowd had swelled, and the smell of marijuana hung thick.

“What do I miss about the ’90s?” said Timmy Johnson, 26, a fashion designer who was channeling Mel B. from the Spice Girls in a leopard-print cape and platform sneakers chunkier than a dictionary. “Uh, everything?”

Her friend, in a D.I.Y. Ginger Spice outfit, sighed and summed it up. “The innocence,” she said.

Ahem. So this happened:

Speaking for myself, the thing I miss the most about the 90s is the music. Most of my favorite records are either from that decade, or I discovered them during it. How about you?