1980s

Entertainment

New Year’s blues got you down? Not feeling so good about the resolutions you made that you have already broken? Never fear, we at The Frisky have got you covered — by showing a video of a massive conger eel who dances to saxophone music like a 1980s network television movie come to life.
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Celebs

I don’t know you, but I’ve spent an awful lot of my life wishing that I’d been a teenager around the time that I was born. Bon Jovi was touring for Slippery When Wet in 1987! “Here I Go Again” was topping the charts! “Talk Dirty to Me” was one of the most popular videos… READ MORE »


Entertainment

It’s no surprise people have gone to the ’80s to meet their nostalgia needs. It’s unseemly looking back before the 1960s. When you say, “The ’50s were great,” folks reply, “They sure were! Which did you prefer: the crippling conformity or the segregation?” The modern pop culture machine chewed up and crapped out the ’60s… READ MORE »


Style

Look, I get that the ’80s are back — leggings, acid wash, neon, and cropped tops are everywhere. But hypercolor? Really? American Apparel is selling a thermochromatic jersey T-shirt on its website and our own Erin recently bought one for her boyfriend, who loves it! But, like, wasn’t hypercolor this huge technological advancement back in… READ MORE »


Style

Sigh, when can we return to a simpler time when a teased birds nest was all the rage? Back when a few shares of Aquanet hairspray made you rich enough to pay off student loans and it was cool that your hair was always a hot mess. Well, tap tap tap! The guys… READ MORE »


Celebs

Shoulder pads are a trend I do not see myself following. [New York City, 6/19/08] … READ MORE »


galleries

Remember when you used to run to the grocery store to see if the latest issues of Tiger Beat and Big Bopper were on the stands so you could tear out the foldout posters of the hottest teen idols? Yeah well, we found tons of those clippings for sale on eBay. Here’s a retrospective on… READ MORE »