nostalgia

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

’90s Dance Tunes As They Always Should Have Been

 

Oh, this ’90s a capella medley by Danish group Local Vocal brings back memories of middle school dances. I didn’t say they were good memories, just memories.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 26, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Do Not Want: The Return Of “Beavis And Butthead” And “120 Minutes”

Now in most ways, I am thrilled to see the ’90s come back. I loved that, last year, both The Pixies and Pavement were on tour. I’m excited…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | July 22, 2011 - 5:20 pm

’90s Teenybopper Crushes Presently Unworthy Of Our Love

Most of us recall the vague sense of pain accompanied by pining for a man who would never know we exist. Luckily, many of our crushes of yore seem much…

Natalie Shure | July 15, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Q&A: Tiffany Talks About Her New Tour And Her Lingering Fondness For Jean Jackets

I was already convinced that the coolest of girls had red hair, thanks to Pippi Longstocking. But then Tiffany exploded on the scene in 1987 with her monster hit, “I…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | July 13, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Ryan Reynolds Swears He Was A Mega-Awkward Teen

“Up until I was like, 18, I looked like a Vietnamese girl. I remember, it took me a while to learn that you could actually talk to girls. I remember…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | June 20, 2011 - 5:20 pm

6 Times I’ve Cried In The Dressing Room And Why

I’m not big on crying in public, I swear, but dressing rooms are a different story. Maybe it’s the sting of the harsh lighting. Maybe being surrounded by mirrors makes…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 7, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Unexpected Style Inspiration: Wendy Peffercorn From “The Sandlot”

In the history of film, there have been some sexy female characters — Catwoman, Cleopatra, Annie Hall, Princess Leia, Catherine Tramell, just to name a few — but really,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 31, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Jennifer Lopez’s First Gig Was Back-Up Dancing For New Kids On The Block

Last night, Jennifer Lopez sat down for an interview with Jay Leno and he asked her about her first dance gig. “I got a job working as a…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | May 10, 2011 - 3:40 pm