Posts tagged "nostalgia"

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 16, 2013 - 7:00 pm

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 8, 2013 - 2:00 pm

When Fashion Shows Were Psychedelic Happenings

This is a short glimpse at 1971 Yves St. Laurent fashion show in Paris for which St. Laurent, who was wildly ahead of his time in most respects, booked the…

Julie Gerstein | August 4, 2013 - 3:00 pm

There Is Nothing Better Than This Dancing Guy

As someone who is apparently not intelligent enough to follow the steps on my “Step Up Revolution” workout DVD, I’m in awe of the dancing in this clip from a…

Julie Gerstein | August 4, 2013 - 10:00 am

This “Golden Girls” Doll House Is Everything I’ve Ever Wanted

Yesterday, Julie sent me a link to this scale model of the house from “The Golden Girls,” I just immediately started crying with joy. It cost $175, but for that…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 2, 2013 - 2:30 pm

11 Toys That Scared The Crap Out Of Us As Kids

As far as I’m concerned, the ’80s toy Teddy Ruxpin was already a bit of a creepster. A strange combo man/bear with perpetually outstretched arms, Ruxpin was at turns needy…

Julie Gerstein | August 2, 2013 - 9:00 am

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.

Alyson Penn | July 28, 2013 - 11:00 am

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

Julie Gerstein | July 26, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Uncle Jesse Is Getting His “Full House” Band Back Together

This Friday is a big day for early-’90s nostalgia buffs, “Full House” fans, and John Stamos fangirls (and fanboys!), because Uncle Jesse’s fictional band, Jesse and the Rippers, is making…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 18, 2013 - 5:00 pm

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.

Alyson Penn | July 6, 2013 - 11:00 am

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…

Alyson Penn | June 23, 2013 - 3:00 pm

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.

Alyson Penn | June 16, 2013 - 2:00 pm

16 Things We Miss About Our Mall Rat Days

When I was 13, I didn’t have the option of purchasing my Units separates on Ebay or getting the new Red Hot Chili Peppers cassette tape on iTunes or finding…

Ami Angelowicz | June 12, 2013 - 3:00 pm

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

Alyson Penn | June 9, 2013 - 2:00 pm

The 9 Most Totally Awesome ’80s Workout Videos

Let’s travel back to a time when aerobics was a lifestyle and spandex was a religion. When there was no shame in wearing a fashion belt as an exercising accoutrement,…

Julie Gerstein | May 2, 2013 - 10:00 am

Watch This: All Of 1999 Compressed Into 10 Minutes

It’s been a really long time since I’ve thought about the song “If You Steal My Sunshine,” the movie “Bicentennial Man” (shudder), or the Y2K scare, but this video forced…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 25, 2013 - 1:40 pm

TV Talk Show Flashback: All The Punks, Goths & Club Kids Your Parents Were Afraid You Might Become

Talk shows in the ’80s and early ’90s were obsessed with sussing out the latest subculture and parading it on display for the entire world to gawk at. Whether goth,…

Julie Gerstein | February 20, 2013 - 10:00 am

Where Do You Get The Freshest Books? The Li-Ber-Ry, Duh

Check out this amazing library rap video from 1985, featuring three of the cutest tweens rapping about their love for the library. Sure, they might not pronounce the word correctly…

Julie Gerstein | January 26, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Boy Band Orgy: Boyz II Men, New Kids On The Block, And 98 Degrees Are Going On Tour Together

Yes, you read the headline right. No, this is not a drill. Yes, this is real life. No, you’re not dreaming. Three of the most amazing boy bands of yesteryear…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 23, 2013 - 8:40 am

Tavi Gevinson, On Being Your Own Kind Of Feminist

“When I started Rookie, there were a lot of girls like me who had fashion blogs and loved getting dressed up and thinking about appearance, not in a stressful women’s…

Julie Gerstein | November 29, 2012 - 9:40 am