When people get nostalgic for the past, they usually point to the great things of yesteryear: Led Zeppelin, Marilyn Monroe, or FDR. But there's a more compelling way to prove that things used to be better: by comparing things that suck. Yes, that is my thesis. The terrible sucky things of the past were better than today's terrible sucky things. That's why this article is titled "4 Terrible Sucky Things That Used to Be Better." OK, that's a pretty awful title, so I'm pretty sure Cracked is gonna tweak that before this hits the press, but let's just use that as our thesis statement for now.