Category Archives: Retro

A look back at the outdated styles, trends, people and kitch that defined past generations. Think “Fat Laces” and pinning your pants.

Michael J Fox Guitar Face

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MJ Fox from Back to the Future

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Lysol saving marriages back in the day I guess

Lysol saving marriages

There’s cool, then there’s Frank Sinatra cool

Just when I start to feel cool, my feelings become invalid.

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Buy Frank Sinatra music here.

The Proper Way to End A Film

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Blood Debts (1983)

Police Harley Holding Cell

A police officer sits on his motorcycle / mobile holding cell. (1921)

Motor jail
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A young Osama Bin Laden with his family

A young Osama Bin Laden with his family in Sweden during the 1970s. He is second from the right in a green shirt.

Osama

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More Osama stuff here.

Best non-lyrical vocal hooks from 1990s alternative rock

If you’re a child of the 90’s, you’ll love this.

So this happened

Stevie Wonder

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Winona

Winona

The bio of actress Winona Ryder is quite interesting. 

1994: The 40 Best Records From Mainstream Alternative’s Greatest Year

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Via Rolling Stone

At no point between “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and “Nookie” was the alternative bubble more booming than 1994. A record breaking eight alt-rock albums topped Billboard that year, and Lisa Loeb’s “Stay” let alternative nation plant a rare flag atop the singles charts. The Offspring sold more of their indie label record than Pink Floyd did on their major label record. Green Day stole Woodstock ’94 from Bob Dylan. New Kids on the Block broke up and Earl Sweatshirt was born. Here’s the 40 best albums from the year where the losers finally won.

I would not have ranked them in this order, but it is a solid list.

Click here to view them all on Rolling Stone