Posts tagged "nostalgia"

Catch An ’80s Dance Party Fever

There’s a special place in my heart for late ’70s and early ’80s dance party shows. The more local and cable access-y, the better. So I’m especially fond of this…

Julie Gerstein | November 20, 2012 - 2:40 pm

“Girl Meets World” And 10 Other ’90s Sitcom Spinoffs We’d Like To See

Have you heard the glorious news? Disney has commissioned a pilot from “Boy Meets World” creator Michael Jacobs for a spinoff called “Girl Meets World.” The best part? Rumor has

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 6, 2012 - 10:00 am

Watch Tom Hanks Perform A Slam Poem About “Full House”

That title says it all, right? Just hit play. You won’t be sorry. [YouTube via Laughing Squid]…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 24, 2012 - 4:20 pm

20 Non-Horror Movies That Are Absolutely Terrifying

I never watch horror movies because I am a total scaredy-cat and it doesn’t take much to give me serious nightmares (I slept in my brother’s room for six months…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 24, 2012 - 11:00 am

What Was The Worst Meal Your Parents Used To Make?

This is Dan Toombs, but you might know him as The Curry Guy, because every single night for the past year, he’s made his family dinner using curry. Chicken korma,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 15, 2012 - 10:00 am

5 Fashion Swaps To Do With Your Mom

Whether you grew up with a cool mom or not, chances are your mom’s got something vintage and amazing worth stealing in her closet. The nostalgic nature of fashion means…

Julie Gerstein | October 4, 2012 - 3:00 pm

7 Important Life Skills We Learned From Myspace

So apparently Myspace is trying to reinvent itself. Again. And while its redesign is apparently quite beautiful and it’s got Justin Timberlake as a mascot, I’m going to wait to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 26, 2012 - 9:00 am

21 Reasons Why ’80s Nostalgia Is Dumb

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,…

TruTV | September 17, 2012 - 2:10 pm

This Cassette Tape Ring Is Music To My Ears

At the risk of sounding like a grumpy old man, I miss cassette tapes. I miss their fuzzy sound quality. I miss the weight of them in my hand. I…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 17, 2012 - 11:40 am

10 Ridiculous Things That Happen At Small Town High Schools

I was listening to Pandora yesterday and randomly–so, so randomly–Garth Brooks’ song “Friends In Low Places” came on. From the first few notes, I was instantly transported back to my…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 14, 2012 - 9:00 am

7 Grown-Up Versions Of Childhood Craft Projects

The other day, Amelia and I got to talking about this awesome DIY lampshade. “It’s like papier maché for adults,” I said, which led us into a brief discussion about…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 30, 2012 - 11:00 am

The New Kids On The Block Are Shirtless And Rocking Porn Star ‘Staches

Speaking of ’90s musicians, Donnie Wahlberg recently tweeted this photo of the New Kids hanging out in what looks like a locker room(?!), mustached and shirtless (with the exception of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 20, 2012 - 8:30 am

Remember When Julia Stiles Played A Streetwise Hacker On “Ghostwriter”?

Lucky for us, the internet remembers. What’s the internet, you ask? Well, according to Julia Stiles’ character in this clip from a 1993 “Ghostwriter” episode, “It’s a world where you’re…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 20, 2012 - 8:40 am

Watch This: A Capella Covers Of Hit ’90s Songs

We’ve seen quite a few a capella videos lately, and many of them have been very impressive. However, this is definitely the first one to include the theme song from…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 16, 2012 - 9:00 am

10 Life Lessons We Learned From TV Moms

We’ve learned a lot of important lessons from our own moms, but we’ve probably learned even more from watching sitcoms (sorry, Mom!). In honor of Mother’s Day, we thought it…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 11, 2012 - 4:00 pm

A Little Aerobics To Get Your Blood Pumping

Something most people don’t know about me: I grew up in an aerobics household. No, it wasn’t my mom who was into it, although, I occasionally joined her as she danced…

Ami Angelowicz | April 18, 2012 - 12:20 pm

We’re Getting Another Garbage Pail Kids Movie!

In somewhat strange news, it was announced that Michael Eisner‘s production company, The Tornante Company, is developing a movie for the 1980s gross-out trading card characters, the Garbage Pail Kids. This will…

The Mary Sue | March 13, 2012 - 4:10 pm

Nostalgia Bomb: 10 Awesome Kids’ Shows And What They Taught Us

Educational television in the 80s and early 90s was undeniably awesome: I mean, we had LeVar Burton encouraging us to read, an astronaut teaching us how to draw, a Jack…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 27, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Some Thoughts On The Coachella Line Up Rocking Like It’s 1995

If we’re to believe the news being leaked out of Coachella Festival headquarters, this year’s double weekend Coachella Festival, held in Indio, California on April 13-15 and April 20-22, is…

Julie Gerstein | January 6, 2012 - 12:40 pm

6 Things We Wish We Had Now

Every year older brings new privileges. The obvious perks are voting, drinking, growing boobs and losing our curfews. However, with these new privileges consequently comes the loss of old privileges.

College Candy | November 6, 2011 - 1:30 pm