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Old School

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...

Notes on Latin Freestyle

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 07.05.2016 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

At these parties my aunt and uncles and the older people would bump what we now know as classic 1970s salsa music: the pulsing Latin influenced dance sounds of Willie Colón, Hector Lavoe, Fania All Stars, music I leaned to love and seek out later in life due to my early exposure to it.

Turning Lemons into...Cafe con Leche

Nancy Solomon | Posted 02.12.2017 | Fifty
Nancy Solomon

Not today. Uh uh. It's a beautiful South Florida morning, a cool 65 degrees and I am NOT going to let the surly owner of the nearby convenience store ...

10 Old-School Perfumes That Need To Make A Comeback

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.03.2015 | Fifty

Most of us can remember the delight of being allowed to try on mom's pearls or dab on her red lipstick -- but that was nothing compared to being able ...

12 Vintage Childhood Foods That We Can't Believe Still Exist

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.17.2015 | Fifty

Remember your youthful metabolism? Those were the days -- when you could eat cookies for breakfast, ice cream for lunch and all the mac'n'cheese you w...

7 Things We Truly Miss About Old-School Dating

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.07.2015 | Fifty

Many of us remember, appreciate and long for the days of traditional dating. You know, proper courting. Yes, way before the world of swiping left and ...

These 22 TV Theme Songs Will Have You Singing Along. We Guarantee It.

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.10.2015 | Black Voices

A show was only as good as its theme song back in the day. Those catchy show-openers were a crucial part of why we keep coming back to these old schoo...

5 Old Hollywood Scandals That Would Still Make Jaws Drop Today

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.08.2015 | Fifty

Before Hollywood became synonymous with sex tapes, rehab and public meltdowns, there was still plenty of gossip and scandal to go around in Tinseltown...

17 Old-Timey Swear Words That Are Simply Funny Today

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.08.2015 | Fifty

Remember when you were a kid and you got your mouth washed out with soap for uttering that swear word you heard on the street? Although the obvious fo...

15 Vintage Style Icons Who Knew How To Rock A Swimsuit

The Huffington Post | Damon Scheleur and Yagana Shah | Posted 04.06.2015 | Fifty

It might not feel like it, but summer is nearly upon us, and with that comes the annual search for the perfect swimsuit. So whether you're dying to sh...

How Did Applying For College Become Such A Nightmare?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.13.2015 | Teen

You've FINALLY finished your college applications and now you wait patiently until you find out which schools have deemed you worthy of attendance. *I...

So This Is 50

Chef Rossi | Posted 01.05.2015 | Fifty
Chef Rossi

It's not like I'm an expert on the being 50 thing. It's only been a few months since I turned the big five-oh! But I can tell you what I've noticed about being a half-century old that wasn't exactly on my radar 20 years ago.

Yagana Shah

5 Bizarre Vintage Traditions We Still Uphold Today | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.14.2014 | Fifty

Without even noticing it, chances are you've followed some bizarre vintage traditions without even knowing their meanings. Some traditions pop up arou...

How to Learn the Lyrics to a Song in 27 Easy Steps

Mary E. Graham | Posted 09.06.2014 | Parents
Mary E. Graham

How will we teach our children character, patience and shorthand if all their song lyrics are just a few clicks away? As a parent, I think this skill is paramount to the success of our youth. The perseverance, work ethic and focus it took to learn a song you loved prepared you for adulthood.

Yagana Shah

11 Hottest Classic Actors That Can Never Be Replaced | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.24.2014 | Fifty

Sure, the Hollywood of today can boast assets like Ryan Gosling's unbelievable abs, Angelina Jolie's pouty lips, Megan Fox' sultry eyes, and Brad Pitt...

This Gift Lasts Forever and You Can Afford It

Matt Richardson | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Richardson

Nowadays, a handwritten note is so rare and precious that it often sits on the desk and gets read and re-read a dozen times before it eventually gets put in the shoebox, forever and ever. There is something so deeply human and beautiful about seeing another person's handwriting.

10 Undeniably Old-Fashioned Baby Names

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sara Schwartz | Posted 05.17.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM While a slew of recent celebrity births have popularized some old-fashioned names (see: Bruce WIllis's daughter, Mabe...

18 Vintage Tech Ads Prove How Far We've Come

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Computer advertisements didn't always feature silhouetted dancers rocking to indie music. Back when the tech was awkward and slow -- so were the ads. ...

F**k You, Lady! Why This World Is Going To Hell In A Handbasket

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

A few weeks ago, I saw a young boy riding his bike in the street at a busy intersection. When he rode slowly by, I said, 'Excuse me, young man -- be careful, this is a busy intersection; maybe you should ride on the sidewalk.' He was no bigger than a third grader -- how he responded was quite disturbing to say the least.

10 Famous Movie Characters You'd Like to Drink With | Posted 09.05.2013 | Taste

From James Bond to Frank the Tanks, movie characters we'd love to drink with.

WATCH: Will Ferrell Describes Our Weekends Perfectly

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 07.19.2013 | HuffPost Home

Maybe Bed, Bath & Beyond. I don't know, I don't know if we'll have enough time.

The Proposal That Made My Old School Heart Burst With Joy

Doug Bradley | Posted 11.17.2012 | Fifty
Doug Bradley

I'm old enough to admit to being confused about the exact import of the term "old school." Is it good or bad? A compliment or a putdown? A shout-out to a code of conduct that, while not flashy, emphasizes substance, hard work and real skill, or a rebuff to anything that happened before the 1990s?

Old Skool Los Angeles: When Everybody Did the Hustle

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 09.09.2012 | Los Angeles
Linnie Frank Bailey

'Hustling' was more than just a song and dance in L.A.'s working class neighborhoods. It was also a way of life, and hustling was a term commonly used to describe doing whatever it took to bring in additional income.

Will Ferrell Makes A Very Strange Choice

Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment

Who better than this generation's greatest fraternity party animal to become the spokesperson for one of the reigning beers of Greek basements nationw...

'Old School' Wannabe Runs Naked Like Will Ferrell

Posted 10.19.2011 | Weird News

Will Ferrell eat your heart out. Police busted a man for indecent exposure that ran naked through the streets of Lincoln, Neb. on Monday a la Ferrell'...