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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 |

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 |

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 |

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…

Alyson Penn |

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…

Alyson Penn |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

“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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |