70s

Eerie Photos Of NYC Subway From 70's & 80's Shed New Light On City

We all know the infamous reputation of the Big Apple. A bustling hive of scum and machinery where danger lurks around every street corner, and the subway system is the proverbial dungeon of the city. While in actuality NYC isn't as bad as movies and rumors have made it out to be, it was the crime waves of the 70's and 80's that instilled fear into the hearts of tourists and locals alike. Willy Spiller is a Swiss photographer that traveled around the labyrinth that is the New York underground for seven years, taking photographs of the daily interactions of

Pop Culture

LEGO Version Of "IT" Opening Scene Is Equally As Terrifying

IT was the most anticipated movie of 2017, and it didn't disappoint. Bill Skarsgård was a terrifyingly brilliant Pennywise, and from now on I won't be going anywhere near a sewer grate. Hollywood Reporter"There was a scene we shot that was a flashback from the 1600s, before Pennywise [was Pennywise]," Skarsgård said. "The scene turned out really, really disturbing. And I'm not the clown. I look more like myself. It's very disturbing, and sort of a backstory for what IT is, or where Pennywise came from."Bill SkarsgardDigitalSpyThe movie is, of course, based off the Stephen King novel of

Retro

10 Strange Movie Ideas That Came *This Close* To Being Made

In the crazy, mixed up world of Hollywood, some pretty weird ideas get taken very seriously. From improbable sequels to early versions of classic movies, these 10 bizarre projects were very nearly a reality. We'll let you decide if it was good or bad that they never happened.1. TMNT: The Last MutationAfter three films of pizza-eating, ninja-fighting action, the turtles took a break from the big screen for more than 10 years. In the meantime they appeared on TV in The Next Mutation, and that show has its roots in a planned fourth entry in the Ninja Turtles series.

90s

15 Products For Anyone Who Still Wishes It Was The 90s

Alright, listen. The world is currently going to hell in a hand basket. But remember when we were kids and we didn't have any cares in the world? Sure, I'm sure politics were still wild and things were a little out of control, but we didn't care. Also, the TV shows were just way better. Here are some products that will help you relive the 90s, considering that's where a lot of us would rather be right now!1. A "solo cup swirly pattern" sweatshirtAmazonNothing says 90s like this iconic design on a crew neck sweater!2. Don't forget the

Retro

15 books You Loved As A Kid That No One Reads Anymore

I love reading. I grew up with my nose in a book and nothing has really changed now that I am an adult. I also love reading to my kids. Every night we read something new, or we move onto the next chapter in whichever book we started. The world of kid's books has changed a lot since I was young, and ever more so from when my father (who instilled my love of reading) was a child. Here are 15 children's books that no one reads to their kids anymore. 1. The Adventures of Pinocchio PDFBooksWorldLong before Disney put

90s

Full House 'Crossed A Line' With Kimmy Gibbler, And More Details From Andrea Barber

Everyone's favorite annoying friend, Kimmy Gibbler, was the punchline to many jokes on Full House. Whether it was one-off remarks about not being wanted in her own home, constantly telling her her feet stink or making fun of her outfit which leads to her confronting Jesse, the show made sure one thing was well known: Kimmy Gibbler was a big joke. "Wouldn't it be great if they could lose the [plane] passengers instead of the luggage?" asks Jesse after Kimmy comes back from a trip. "Go live with a wildebeest," was one from Danny Tanner. "Hey, Kimmy, where are you

Retro

The Ultimate List Of McDonald's Toys That We Obsessed Over As Kids

As much as we loved milkshakes, hamburgers and crispy chicken nuggets, the best part of eating at McDonald's as a kid was the free toy in our happy meal.Over the years we collected so many of these great toys. Here are some of the best ones:Rubber Band Motor Boats (1981)ComplexPlaymobil Figures (1982)ebay.co.ukLittle Golden Books (1982)ComplexHot Wheels (1983)Foro ClubPlay-Doh (1983)The ChivePopoids (1984)Museum of PlayMemory GlandsRonald McDonald Cloth Doll (1984)EtsyA little creepy....but still fun!Astroniks (1984)22 WordsLego Super Travelers (1985)Dave Percota / Toys PeriodBrickset.comDave Percota / Toys PeriodMy Little

80s

Waterbeds Had A Crazy Beginning, But What Happened?

Listen. Waterbeds were the thing to have in the 80s and 90s. If you weren't sleeping on a giant water balloon, what were you doing? RedditProbably the craziest thing about waterbeds is that they were invented in 1968 as a thesis project. Charles Hall created one while he was in design school as his Master's thesis, and since then he's never turned back. "In each house I have a water bed," he said. "And you know what? I wouldn’t sleep on anything else. They are the most comfortable bed around.""Each house" tells me he's a kajillionaire thanks to

Retro

10 Cartoons That Seem Totally Insane Now That We Think About It

As a kid, you get used to your parents telling you that things will "make sense when you're older."The Surly NerdAnd while there were a few adult moments in children's shows that raised our eyebrows, we had just as many legitimate questions about the weird stuff we watched on TV. The '90s were a strange time, and these 10 shows still leave us asking "Wait, what?!"1. Rocko's Modern LifeColliderThis show was about: A wallaby who immigrated from Australia to America, where he has misadventures with his neighbors Heffer the cow and Filbert the turtle. Recurring gags include Rocko's

90s

If You Grew Up In The 90s These Books Were The Only Reason You Made It Through School

At age seven or eight, you're in that weird in between phase of picture books not being challenging enough, and chapter books being out of your comfort zone. There are, of course, a few series that tackle that challenge, but more often than not the stories are weak and uninteresting. This became especially noticeable when you had to write a book report and there was nothing good to choose from. BUT NEVER FEAR! Great Illustrated Classics are here to save the day. These books took age-old stories and turned them into kid-friendly versions. Great Illustrated ClassicsBecause they were made for