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Do You Remember

Do You Remember? Big Trak

November of 1979 was the moment the future finally arrived in the American living room. When the holidays arrived a month later, many American children (mostly boys) were treated to the toy of their dreams, CONTINUE READING…

Summer Nostalgia

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90’s Summer Reloaded

My childhood was spent in Southern California, the home of palm trees and endless sunshine. While most folks imagine a California summer filled with surfboards, bikinis and Beach Boys tunes, I grew up just 20 CONTINUE READING…

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Big City Summer

I grew up in a small town/city in upstate New York with my mom and brother. In my 16th year my dad invited me to spend the summer with him in Maryland. What conversations took CONTINUE READING…

Do You Remember?

Do You Remember? Airwalk Shoes

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Street Sharks

Do You Remember? Street Sharks

The world of half-human, half-animal mutants got a little meaner with the release of 1995’s Street Sharks. These bad boys didn’t need any ninja training or rat sensais—they were buff, scary, and had a mouth full CONTINUE READING…

Do You Remember? The Skip-It

One toy that any kid from the 90s is likely to remember is the Skip it! Don’t remember it? Well, I’m sure you’ll remember the catchy theme song from the commercials that repeatedly played while CONTINUE READING…

Monopoly

Do You Remember? Monopoly

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Nostalgia From a Female Perspective

Girl Meets (Game) Boy

Here’s my secret shame as an ’80s kid and ’90s teen: I have never owned a game console. I was too young for the Atari 2600 and my dad wouldn’t let us have a Nintendo or CONTINUE READING…

Snack Memories

No matter what else is going on in our lives, we all still need to eat and the most fun things to eat are snack foods. Trends come and go as different flavors and flavor CONTINUE READING…

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My Summer of Batman

Thirty years ago this month, Batman hit theaters and kicked off a summer of Batmania from which many of us didn’t recover. Most people I know have stories about this film and how it consumed CONTINUE READING…

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My So Called Life
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Looking Back at My So-Called Life

Every person alive since TV became mainstream has a show that they would hand to aliens to show them what it was like to be a teenager. For me, that show is My So-Called Life. Let’s look at it with 25 years of hindsight. CONTINUE READING…