Posts tagged "nostalgia"

’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/ | 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/ | 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/ | 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/ | May 10, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Do Not Want: Gap’s Denim Romper

Listen, Gap, I know you’re calling this a “denim romper” to try to make it seem trendy and fresh, but the truth is, I had the exact same piece of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 4, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Unlikely Style Icon: Ms. Frizzle From “The Magic Schoolbus”

Growing up, The Magic Schoolbus was one of my favorite series of books and TV shows. While my school’s budget was slashed to the point where our class field trips…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 18, 2011 - 10:40 am

Smells Like Teen Spirit

Raise your hand if your armpits used to smell like Teen Spirit! My scent was Romantic Rose. As a grown woman, I am wondering how they specifically made deodorant just…

Ami Angelowicz | April 10, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Benji And Joel Madden Do “Family Double Dare”


I am not the world’s biggest Good Charlotte fan. But, man, am I loving this video for their song “Last Night” because “Double Dare” was so awesome!

Kate Torgovnick/ | March 15, 2011 - 5:40 pm

“Clarissa Explains It All” Almost Had A Spin-Off Show


Since you guys were really feeling the news that “Clarissa Explains It All” is coming back to TeenNick, I thought I’d share this. Did you know that…

Kate Torgovnick/ | March 12, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Win Yourself A “Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air” Reunion!

?Remember Hilary Banks, the prissy older daughter on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”? Well, actress Karyn Parsons—who played our fave ’90s airhead—now runs a charity called Sweet Blackberry and as…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 16, 2011 - 7:20 pm

If I Could Turn Back Time, If I Could Find A Way

I’d buy one of these Cher Makeup Centers to learn how to apply a totally inappropriate evening look. [The Clearly Dope]…

Ami Angelowicz | January 28, 2011 - 4:40 pm

This Spring, Topshop Wants You To Dress Like Your 7th Grade Self

Behold a look from Topshop’s Spring/Summer 2011 lookbook … which looks eerily like photos of our 13-year-old selves. Stringy hair with bad dye job? Check. Socks with shorts? Check. Completely…

Leonora Epstein | December 17, 2010 - 6:15 pm

20 Reasons The ’90s Rocked

The ’90s was a big time in my life. When they started, I was a freshman in high school and when the final day of the decade rolled around, I…

Wendy Atterberry | December 1, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: Blast From The Past

My friend Brittany and I used to play MASH in our Mead composition books. Now I have the opportunity to mash my money into a wallet that looks like a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 30, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Unlikely Style Inspiration: Spinelli From “Recess”

Did you guys watch “Recess” back in the day? It was my favorite cartoon for an embarrassingly long time. I watched it every week until it got cut from the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 22, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Who Was Your First Celebrity Crush?

When I was about 10 years old, I thought Benny “The Jet” Rodriguez from The Sandlot was the perfect man. He was tall, dark, and handsome, sensitive, caring, and athletic.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 18, 2010 - 11:20 am