How to make remake a 90s email client in one easy step:

  • Step 1: Ask your friend Jesse to do it.

It can feel so exciting when you realize the creators of a particular piece of media have taken the time to get the details right; the thing they are especially if meticulous about is a favorite subject of yours. It's like a shared secret between the two of you. So when it came time to show Sam and Allison's email exchange, we knew it was an excellent opportunity to make early web folks happy.

I asked Jesse if he wanted to take a crack at nailing down as many period accurate details as possible, and he went way above the call of duty. So much so I asked him to share his process with all of you. It's a fantastic story:

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