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. [ …

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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…

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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…

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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] …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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