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43 Things That Made Christmas in the ’90s All That

43 Things That Made Christmas in the '90s All That

We aren’t ashamed to admit that we’re obsessed with the ’90s. After all, we’re talking about a decade that gave us Tamagotchi and Clueless! And as we listen to classic holiday albums by *NSYNC and Mariah Carey this month, we’re reminded yet again of what made Christmas in the ’90s so rad. There were cheesy Christmas sweaters (worn nonironically), even cheesier pics of boy bands in Santa garb, holiday episodes of our favorite TV shows, and, of course, JTT in I’ll Be Home For Christmas. See some of the most memorable toys, music, movies, and more from the holidays in the ’90s! Read more on Tres Sugar…

Why Everything You Believe About The ’90s Is Wrong

Why Everything You Believe About The '90s Is Wrong

Whoomp there it is. There what is? My bad. Chill, home slice, because I am going to explain the situation — the ’90s were da bomb! Booya! Not.

If you were actually born in the ’90s, you don’t really remember the ’90s. Sorry. If it’s any consolation, I am closer to death than you are, because I am old. That said, you’re still wrong about the ’90s. Here are a few reasons why. Read more on Cracked…

Surge Is Making A Comeback And The World Is Strangely Enthusiastic About It

Surge

The good people at Coca-Cola are bringing Surge back into our lives because the internet made them. Get excited, I guess? The citrus-y 90′s soda, which was sold from 1997-2003, was marketed as a soda or a pseudo-energy drink depending on the day. It was kind of like a poseur version of Mountain Dew but “loaded with carbos” (whatever that means), and was apparently beloved enough to spark a Facebook campaign to bring it back. The Facebook page “SURGE Movement” revealed that the drink has a major cult following, and reps from the movement even flew to Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta to talk with the company. Surge’s revival will be facilitated through Amazon, and for $14, you’ll be able to have yourself a dozen cans of prepackaged 90′s nostalgia. I don’t remember much about what Surge tasted like, but if it’s deliciously sugar-filled enough to inspire all this, I wouldn’t exactly be opposed to trying some for old times’ sake. I’m not entirely sure how I feel about ordering a beverage through Amazon, though. If you’re still drawing a blank on what the hell this drink even is, allow me to jog your memory with this 90′s-tastic commercial: Keep reading »

Rejoice! The First “Girl Meets World” Trailer Is Here!

Girl Meets World Trailer
Cory & Topanga Are Parents!

Ohmygodohmygodohmygodohmygod, after months of anticipation and Instagram photos from the set that made me blubber like a baby at my desk, we finally have the first official preview of “Girl Meets World.” And it’s really good. I mean, it’s good in a corny kids’ show way, but still really good. E! Online released an exclusive sneak peek at the trailer today, which features Rowan Blanchard’s debut as mischievous Riley (AKA The Girl Who Meets World), and lets us see Cory and Topanga in action as her savvy, loving parents. More good news on the GMW front: Ryder Strong (Shawn), William Daniels (Mr. Feeny), and Lee Norris (MINKUS!!!!) are all set to make cameos in the first season. Uh oh, I’m crying again. [E! Online]

Oh My God: Samuel L. Jackson Performs A Slam Poem About “Boy Meets World”

Samuel L. Jackson Performs "Boy Meets World" Slam Poem
Topanga. Topanga. Topanga.

It’s a great day when you wake up and see the words “Samuel L. Jackson performs a slam poem about ‘Boy Meets World’” trending on your social media sites, click on it, and realize it’s not some cruel April Fool’s Joke. This spoken word ode to everyone’s favorite ’90s sitcom, facilitated by Jimmy Fallon, is as real as it fucking gets. Samuel L. Jackson’s delivery is flawless, and the last few lines legit gave me goosebumps. We love you too, Mr. Feeny. Class dismissed. [YouTube]

Be Still, My ’90s Fangirl Heart: Backstreet Boys Announce North American Tour With Avril Lavigne

Backstreet Boys Announce Tour With Avril Lavigne

Any day that the Backstreet Boys announce a new tour is a great day, but when they announce a North American tour to support one of their best albums ever, with Avril fucking Lavigne as a special guest, well, today just became the best day of my life. As awesome as the Backstreet Boys/New Kids On The Block tour was, my inner child (who is actually my inner teen, forever trapped in 1998, listening to “Complicated” on repeat, wishing she could fit into L.E.I. flare jeans) is way more stoked about this one. Tickets go on sale March 21st, and the tour kicks off in Canada on May 3rd, with the first American stop in Seattle on May 22nd. So far I’m not seeing any dates in Nashville, which is severely disappointing, but I guess that means a road trip to Chicago is in order. Check out the list of US tour dates after the jump! Keep reading »

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