Netflix's 'Everything Sucks!' will transport you to the '90s

“Our show is like the parts of Stranger Things where they’re hanging out just playing Dungeons and Dragons and there’s no monsters,” says Ben York Jones, co-creator of Everything Sucks!, Netflix’s new 1990s-set teen drama. Taking place in the small town of Boring, Oregon, during the glorious decade of slap bracelets,

Everything Sucks! review: A sweet '90s teen goof

Everything Sucks! starts as ’90s pastiche: the snap bracelets, the Troll Dolls, a conversation about the lack of irony in Alanis Morrissette’s “Ironic.” The time is 1996, the place is high school, though maybe more accurate to write “1996” and “high school.” Freshman Luke (Jahi Di’Allo Winston) has a