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Nostalgia

The Bizarre Thing You Never Noticed About 'The Daily Show'

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 07.22.2016 | Entertainment

Hit Backspace for a regular dose of pop culture nostalgia. On July 21, 1996, “The Daily Show” premiered on Comedy Central with a theme song that s...

You'll Never Guess What Kostas From 'The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants' Is Doing Now

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 07.18.2016 | Entertainment

Only true ‘90s kids will immediately recognize this face. If not, let us fill you in: This is the guy who, among other things, played Kostas in 2005...

How 'Legally Blonde' Hinged On One Ugly Gay Stereotype

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 07.15.2016 | Entertainment

It could’ve been Elle Woods’ chirpy resilience in the face of Harvard snobbery, the universality of the “bend and snap” or how she saved Camer...

Why You Can Remember Every Word To 'Bye, Bye, Bye' Years Later

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living

I am a loud and proud ‘90s kid. If you asked me to sing every single song on *NSYNC’s “No Strings Attached” album, I would undoubtedly slay it...

10 Old-School Struggles Kids Nowadays Will Never Understand

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.09.2016 | Fifty

Though we love the internet and all the technology the 21st century has to offer, many baby boomers can't help but smile as they think about growing u...

Once Upon A Boy Of Summer

David S. Simon | Posted 07.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
David S. Simon

Summer has officially begun its reunion tour, performing at all the Tanglewood festivals of me and just like that the file drawer that houses my seaso...

The One Thing That Really Was Better When We Were Kids

Michelle Combs | Posted 07.04.2016 | Fifty
Michelle Combs

I think we should have to start all nostalgia stories with the words "in my day" and when you read it, you should shake your fist. I find many nostalgia stories disingenuous. I don't think they mean to be, I just think we sometimes sugar coat the past because we want it to be better than now.

This Footage Of Disney's 'Hercules' Shows Why We Need It On Broadway

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 06.28.2016 | Entertainment

"Who put the 'glad' in gladiator?" A new behind-the-scenes video has been released from everyone's favorite Grecian-flavored Disney flick, "Hercules."...

Nostalgia: Why I Miss Telephone Books

Delia Lloyd | Posted 06.27.2016 | Parents
Delia Lloyd

A telephone book came through our mail slot in London and landed with a bang on the floor. My 15-year-old son picked it up, inspected it and turned to me, puzzled: "What's that?" He asked. My husband and I stared back at him in disbelief.

It Was More Than Just A Tree

Inga | Posted 06.22.2016 | Fifty
Inga

In my husband Olof's and my relationship, I've always been the one who resisted change and he the one who embraced it. So I was puzzled when the big tree in our front yard died, Olof refused to let it be removed. But it was when he started using "feeling" words about the tree that I became officially alarmed.

Lost On Memory Lane

Lisa Smith Molinari | Posted 06.14.2016 | Parents
Lisa Smith Molinari

As I trudged sniffling up our basement stairs, I realized that I didn't keep all those boxed basement relics for my kids, I kept them so I wouldn't forget. Regardless, High School Graduation, the monumental milestone that heralds adulthood and independent life, has a way of making the last 18 years unforgettable.

Bask In The Glory Of This Hourlong, Mind-Bending '80s Movie Mashup

The Huffington Post | Oliver Noble | Posted 06.10.2016 | Entertainment

From the moment “Megaplex” begins, with a seizure warning, you know it’s going to be a good time.Hulk Hogan! Tina Turner! Michael Jackson … Sk...

Beware When Religion Makes You Feel Nostalgic

Rev. Jennifer Wilder | Posted 06.10.2016 | Religion
Rev. Jennifer Wilder

We want to have heroes, and we want to remember the good times, but the times our Bible discusses were not idyllic, not even really good.

U.S. Nostalgia for Cuba

Carla Gardina Pestana | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics
Carla Gardina Pestana

I am going to Cuba for a conference, my first visit to that island. When I mention these travels, I almost invariably get a positive reaction.

A Return to 1980's Scare Tactic Parenting: YOU'LL DIE!!

Nicole Johnson | Posted 06.03.2016 | Parents
Nicole Johnson

As a mother trying to parent in the 21st century, I do my best to warn my kids of the dangers out there in the world. Today with the advent of a digital network that connects the entire world in seconds, our new reality is a cozy place where people (even the dangerous sort) have access to our children.

Twitter Loves Nostalgia

Jeffrey Dwoskin | Posted 05.23.2016 | Comedy
Jeffrey Dwoskin

In the early 1990s I had a great job and a great house and I was living large. The part I'm glossing over is the fact that it was my parent's house, and they paid all my bills. Yes, I loved the 90s.

Slasher Movies, Catholic Guilt And Friday The 13th

Tom Cramer | Posted 05.13.2016 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

On May 9, 1980, the movie 'Friday the 13th' was released. I was 15-years-old, and you had to be 17 to get into an R-rated film.

A Love Letter to Letters -- Remembering the Mail

Lori Ferraro | Posted 04.28.2016 | Women
Lori Ferraro

Remember that feeling of excitement as a kid when Mom or Dad said these three words: "You've got mail!" Nowadays, those three words make me think about bills I need to pay, crap catalogs I need to recycle and Meg Ryan smirking at Tom Hanks.

Oprah And Her Audience Losing It Over An iPod In 2003 Is Pure Magic

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 04.28.2016 | OWN

Screaming, cheering, Oprah dancing. That's the kind of reaction Apple's iPod got when it was featured on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in May of 2003. The ...

11 Reads That Were Obviously Posted On Your Wall In The Last 5 Years

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 04.25.2016 | Comedy

If you grew up in the '90s, you've probably seen a lot of stories about that magical period in your life pop up on your Facebook Newsfeed. In all like...

I'm Grieving Prince, and That's OK

Lori Ferraro | Posted 04.22.2016 | Women
Lori Ferraro

Today I'm still upset. I'm still in shock. As I hugged another coworker who stopped to comfort me (my work is pretty great) I thanked her and let her know that while some may see it as weird or silly to cry over a musician's death...a strangers death, that he was no stranger to me.

50 Reasons You Shouldn't Skip Your High School Reunion

Leslie Zinberg & Kay Ziplow | Posted 04.19.2016 | Fifty
Leslie Zinberg & Kay Ziplow

Hey, don't be reticent to get up enough nerve to attend your 50th reunion! There are so many motivating reasons for you to be part of such a

An Appreciation of the Local Grocery

R.J. Marx | Posted 04.05.2016 | Fifty
R.J. Marx

Every town should have one. In Los Angeles, a city of neighborhoods, we lived on Mar Vista's Beethoven Street. The Beethoven Market was the place to ...

Minefields of Nostalgia

Rhiannon Giles | Posted 04.04.2016 | Parents
Rhiannon Giles

Time travel is tricky business. Life's a tangled mess of good days and bad, and sometimes those moments come back around when you least expect them. We've created a world where everything is documented and recorded, and sometimes we face a little fallout in the midst of all the cat photos and Instagram food.

Off the Grid with the Kids in Keystone

Wendy Sachs | Posted 03.15.2016 | Travel
Wendy Sachs

As my husband, Michael, stuffs a bag exploding with iPads, ear buds and enough Apple devices to cover a mortgage payment, I'm making sure that we have...