nostalgia

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

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/Kate-Book.com | 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/Kate-Book.com | 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/Kate-Book.com | 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

Fall TV Guide: Vanilla Ice On A Home Makeover Show?

Here’s an answer to the question “Whatever happened to Vanilla Ice?” Apparently, after his rise and even more spectacular fall, he’s become a house flipper. He rehabbed and sold…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | October 12, 2010 - 5:30 pm

“She-Ra” Turns 25

For the honor of Grayskull! Last week, the DVD collection of “She-Ra: Princess of Power” was released to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the show. And yes, this…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | October 8, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Why Did I Give That Away?

Once upon a time, when I was about 19, I found an amazing kilt-style mini skirt on a sale rack at the mall. It was a gorgeous green plaid wool…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 1, 2010 - 11:10 am

1993 Time Machine: An Ode To Evan Dando And Juliana Hatfield

In honor of my tickets to see Juliana Hatfield and Evan Dando in concert TOGETHER … TONIGHT, I thought we could take a stroll down my memory lane, circa…

Ami Angelowicz | September 30, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Florence + The Machine Get “Addicted To Love”

Florence + the Machine’s cover of “Addicted to Love” has been a regular on, oh, pretty much every mix CD I’ve made in the past six months. Something about Florence…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | September 27, 2010 - 2:40 pm

“The Breakfast Club” Turns 25

The cast of “The Breakfast Club,” minus Emilio Estevez and John Hughes (who died recently), got together on Monday night for a screening to celebrate the film’s 25th…

Ami Angelowicz | September 22, 2010 - 7:45 pm

R.I.P. The ’90s, We Miss You … Kind Of

I’ll take 94 seconds of the ’90s if that’s all I can get. I can’t believe I’m feeling even the littlest bit of nostalgia for the decade of…

Ami Angelowicz | September 21, 2010 - 3:10 pm