Posts tagged "nostalgia"

#TBT: We Are All Experts On Crayon-Making, Thanks To Mr. Rogers

If anything unites us as Americans, it is this. …

Robyn Pennacchia / August 13, 2015

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…

Tres Sugar / December 8, 2014

The Top 7 Hair Metal Videos In Which The Music Is So Powerful It Defies the Laws of Physics

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 video…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 27, 2014

Get Nostalgic: The Cast Of “The Wonder Years” Reunites!

Awwwww! That’s what I couldn’t help but think when I saw these photos of the cast of “The Wonder Years,” the iconic late-’80s show about a family in the ’60s, reunited to promote the upcoming DVD release. Kevin Arnold (Fred Savage), his meathead brother Wayne (Jason Hervey), his hot, buck-toothed hippie sister Karen (Olivia D’Abo),…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 30, 2014

Like We’ve Been There Before: Check Out The Cast Of “Friends” Then & Now

To mark the upcoming 10th anniversary(!) of the “Friends” finale, People magazine used the power of Photoshop to unite the show’s stars with their younger selves. While some of the transformations are more dramatic than others (David Schwimmer has definitely earned himself a spot in the “celebrities who never age” club), they’re all very entertaining…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 23, 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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 10, 2014

O-Town Is Reuniting, But Without Ashley Parker Angel?!?!

O-Town was the by far the best boy band ever created on a reality show called “Making The Band” in the year 2000. We all enjoyed their vocal (and hair) stylings until 2003, when the band broke up, leaving the world a dark, sad, lonely place where fans could only ask, “Why? Whyyyyy?” while listening…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 2, 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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 2, 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

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 14, 2014

A Brief History Of My Failed Attempts To Learn An Instrument

I had my first banjo lesson last week, and I don’t know if I’ve ever been more nervous than I was in the hours leading up to it. We’re talking sweaty palms, red face, shortness of breath — the works. Part of the reason was that I love the banjo so much (as I told…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 10, 2014

15 Hairstyles Every Woman Has Tried (And Why)

Over the course of a woman’s life, she will make many decisions about her hair, for many reasons, few of which are actually about hair. And even though some of the hairstyles we chose were pretty awful, it’s hard to regret even our most cliche coif decisions, especially when we consider our reasons for making…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 21, 2014

Watch This: Finally, An Honest Trailer For “Home Alone”

A few years ago, my brother and I were sitting at a coffee shop, and all of a sudden he got this really horrified look on his face and said, “Do you realize at the end of ‘Home Alone,’ Joe Pesci was about to bite off all of Macaulay Culkin’s fingers, and he totally would…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 3, 2013

Cory And Topanga Reunite For “Girl Meets World,” My ’90s Kid Heart Explodes

It was only a couple weeks ago that Danielle Fishel (AKA Topanga from “Boy Meets World”) reduced me to tears with this super romantic tweet about rekindling her on-screen relationship with Ben Savage for “Girl Meets World” (I was literally crying at my desk, you guys). And now she’s gone and tugged on my nostalgic heartstrings agai…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 8, 2013

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 5, 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…

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 12, 2013

The 25 Best Photos From The “TRL” Photobooth

If you spent any time near a television in the late-’90s and early 2000s, then you are familiar with TRL. If this is the case, you are also surely familiar with the TRL photobooth, the last pit stop Britney, or Christina, or Da Brat would make before grabbing the mic and standing next to Carso…

Megan Reynolds / August 30, 2013

“All American High” Is A Real-Life “Fast Times At Ridgemont High”

Teen movies from the ’80s are basically the winter of our discontent. Why wasn’t high school that cool when we were slogging through 11th grade? The 1987 documentary “All American High” takes a look at the high school oeuvre through the eyes of a foreign exchange student from Finland. Filmmaker Keva Rosenfeld explores the punks, preps and “metalers” of…

Julie Gerstein / August 19, 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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 16, 2013

19 Things We Thought Were, Like, So Deep When We Were In College

One of the best parts of the college experience is that you get to take your hobbies and interests really, really seriously. From your urban drum circle to art house movies to Zen Buddhism to heavy metal, college gives you the chance to dive into your passions without a hint of self-consciousness. In many cases,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 8, 2013
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