Posts tagged "old school wednesdays"

Old-School Wednesday: Salt-N-Pepa Make Us Wanna “Shoop”

Ah, a sexy anthem about sexy sex featuring the fine ladies of Salt-N-Pepa. “Shoop” was totally our middle school jam–even when we had no idea what “shoop” meant. […

By: Julie Gerstein / January 5, 2011

Old-School Wednesdays: George Michael Wants His “Freedom”

In retrospect, no one should have been the least bit surprised that George Michael was gay. I mean, it doesn’t take a genius to figure out what “Freedom” is all about. [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 22, 2010

Old-School Wednesdays: The Divinyls’ “I Touch Myself”

One-hit-wonders The Divinyls’ ode to self-love was a ’90s insta-classic, and the video featuring sexy and velvet-clad singer Christina Amphlett is equally memorable. File under: Songs that are embarrassing to listen to with your mom. [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 8, 2010

Old-School Wednesdays: TLC’s On The “Creep”

Your man’s not giving you what you need? Throw on some way over-sized silk pajamas and get yours. At least, that’s what Chilli, T-Boz, and Left Eye recommend. [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 24, 2010

Old-School Wednesdays: Sonic Youth Give “100 Percent”

Before directing “Where the Wild Things Are,” Spike Jonze was just a skater punk who hung out with the effortlessly cool noise band Sonic Youth. This video for SY’s “100 Percent” was Jonze’s directorial debut, and features him and a baby Jason Lee skating and house partying with the band. The song is about the…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 3, 2010

Old-School Wednesdays: Queen And David Bowie Are “Under Pressure”

We were reminded of Queen and David Bowie’s amazing rendition of “Under Pressure” earlier this week, and wanted to take another look at the video. This video reads like “the history of stress,” but wait! It redeems itself with sweetness and light at the end. Why don’t you give love one more chance, after all.

By: Julie Gerstein / October 6, 2010

Old-School Wednesdays: The B-52s’ “Love Shack”

Kate Pierson of the B-52s is still one of the coolest women in pop. Watching her shake and shimmy makes us want to throw on our Hypercolor tee and some flared jeans and dance around our bedroom. We dare you to be in a bad mood after watching this video. [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 15, 2010

Old-School Wednesdays: Color Me Badd’s “I Wanna Sex You Up”

Color Me Badd. Let’s see, there was the Kenny G one, the Vanilla Ice one, the straight-ironing one, and the one with dreads. Collectively, this early ’90s boy band wasn’t as cute as Boyz II Men, Backstreet Boys, or N*Sync, but they did know how to make a memorable slow jam. And this video for…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 1, 2010