Posts tagged "90s"

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…

By: Tres Sugar / December 8, 2014

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,…

By: Cracked / November 10, 2014

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

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…

By: Claire Hannum / September 17, 2014

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

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…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 10, 2014

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

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, i…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 2, 2014

Check Out This Supercut Of Pop Culture References In “The Office” And Weep Over Missing Michael Scott

Joe Sabia is a director and advocate for changes in copyright law. In an attempt to show just how reliant great comedy is on shared experiences and others' intellectual property, he's made "The Office" Time Machine. The site is organized by year and uses video clips to break down 1,300 pop culture references made throughout the…

By: Claire Hannum / March 26, 2014

Be Still, My ’90s Fangirl Heart: Backstreet Boys Announce North American 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

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 14, 2014

Remember That Time Melissa Joan Hart Snuck Britney Spears Into A Club And Left Her There?

"[Britney] was young and I could see the stress on her face. I was like, 'Do you want to go to lunch?' and she was like, 'Yes, yes. Let's go to lunch,' and then someone behind her would go, 'No, no, no. You have interviews you have to go to vocal coaching, you have to…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 5, 2013

Your Favorite Pop Stars Get Furbified (Yes, That Means Furbies)

I am a product of the '90s, so there was a period of time in my childhood wherein Furbies were my world. It could have been months, it could have been a year; whatever it was, Furbies are indelible in my memory lexicon. They were actually VERY CREEPY, which is probably why my parents were…

By: Rachel Krause / October 15, 2013

The “Rollin’ With My Homies” Party House From “Clueless” Is For Sale

Anyone on the real estate market who is looking for a little piece of history needs to get themselves to Los Angeles, where the iconic valley party house from "Clueless" is currently for sale. For the bargain price of $825,000, owning this house would allow you to do any of the following life dream statu…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 13, 2013

A Peek Into The Neon Rainbow Fever Dream That Is Lisa Frank’s Headquarters

So, not only is Lisa Frank real, but the famously reclusive 90s icon has a headquarters for her company in Tucson, Arizona. The bright, airy space includes giant teddy bears, inflatable furniture, unicorn sculptures, a rainbow color scheme, and a fireproof vault of every single Lisa Frank illustration and product ever produced. It's basically exactly…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 12, 2013

The Boys From “Home Improvement,” Then And Now

Any Jonathan Taylor Thomas sighting is a reason to celebrate, but when he's standing next to his sitcom brother? Even better! JTT came out to support Brad Zachery Ty Bryan at the screening of "Dark Tourist," which Bryan produced. It's been almost 15 years since "Home Improvement" went off the air, and these two child…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 16, 2013

Back In The Day: We Love Butterfly Clips

What: Butterfly clips When we wore it: Late '90s Why we hate them: Because we never had enough, obviously.

By: Alyson Penn / July 28, 2013

Amazing Time-Waster/Obsession: The ’90s Button

Sorry, but my productivity just went to zero because I'm going to spend the rest of the afternoon pressing the tiny David Hasselhoff button on my new favorite website, The '90s Button. Click on the Hasselhoff icon, and a fresh '90s video will get served up directly to you. So far, I've watched vids from…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 26, 2013

Back In The Day: We Love Jean Skirts

What: Jean Skirts When We Wore Them: Early 2000s Why We Hate Them: Literally no reason, their inflated prices were totally warranted.

By: Alyson Penn / July 6, 2013

Back In The Day: We Love Yin Yangs

What: Yin Yangs When we wore it: mid to late '90s Why we hate them: We feel like it's a little backwards to use the word "hate" for these stylish messengers of peace. But we will bring up some troubling questions like, why were the literally everywhere? And where did they go? Why we love

By: Alyson Penn / June 23, 2013

Back In The Day: We Love Bandannas

What it is: The almighty bandanna. When we wore it: Strong throughout the '90s. Why we hate it: The bandana made us all go through somewhat of an identity crisis. I mean, were we badass rappers like Tupac, or dirty rock stars like Axl Rose? And what were we to think when peppy pop star…

By: Alyson Penn / June 16, 2013

Back In The Day: We Love Power Beads

Who doesn't love summoning up memories of those hideous, yet magnificent trends from our freckle-faced youth? Every week, we'll muse over a fashion item that our former selves eagerly donned in order to sit with the cool kids at lunch. There's nothing wrong with a little nostalgia every now and then, right?  What it is:

By: Alyson Penn / June 9, 2013

The Dumbest Things We Did In The ’90s

You miss the '90s, we miss the '90s, everybody misses the '90s. It was a happier time of economic prosperity, a predictable climate, peace abroad (well, aside from a couple genocides) and a watchable -- nay, enjoyable -- M. Night Shyamalan film. But not everything from the '90s is worth missing. Here are the worst excesses of…

By: TruTV / May 22, 2013

Watch ’90s Will Smith, Ice-T & Queen Latifah Rap About Earth Day

Guys, the '90s! The best! Here's a clip from a 1990 Earth Day special, featuring, oh, basically everyone who was famous in the '90s. While the entire special is about an hour long and features everyone from Neil Patrick Harris (NPH 4 LYFE) to Danny Devito, the Cosbys and the stars of "Thirtysomething," we thought…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 22, 2013
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