SPIN Archives

South Park: Psychological Profiles of Cartman, Stan, Kyle and Kenny From SPIN’s 1998 Cover Feature

For our March 1998 cover, SPIN dedicated a number of features, interviews, and essays around South Park ahead of the show's second season. In honor of…
SPIN Staff / June 30, 2019

‘Welcome to South Park, Fat-Ass’: SPIN’s March 1998 Cover Feature

This piece originally appeared in SPIN’s March 1998 issue. In honor of the 20th anniversary of South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, we’re republishing it here.
Chris Norris / June 30, 2019

“In Bed With …the Backstreet Boys”: Our 1998 Profile of the Iconic Boy Band

Tiffany is, like, shaking. She has just smelled a Backstreet Boy. "He was wearing cologne!" she shrieks, as she pogos outside Disney World’s House of…
Maureen Callahan / August 11, 2017

Public Enemy: The 1990 ‘Fear of a Black Planet’ Interview

[This article was originally published in the March 1990 issue of SPIN. To coincide with the 25th anniversary of Fear of a Black Planet, we’re repromoting this…
Frank Owen / April 10, 2015

Revisit Our 2011 “The Style Issue” Cover Story with Annie Clark of St. Vincent

Some artists find their voice by conquering their fears. Annie Clark turns hers into nervous -- and nervy -- pop songs.
Julie Klausner / August 15, 2011