80s

Super Mario Is Coming To The Big Screen, And Hopefully It's Better Than The Last Time

Super Mario was an important part of everyone's childhood. Hours were spent playing games on our N64s, Super Nintendos and Game Boys, trying to navigate our way through the Mushroom Kingdom. Business InsiderOf course, we all got a little too excited when it was announced that our favorite Italian plumbing brothers were getting their own TV show in 1990. We probably should have waited until after we saw it...because hoo boy, it was bad. Family ChannelIn 1993, we were subjected to the movie Super Mario Bros. starring John Leguizamo and Bob Hoskins. To say it was sub par would

90s

10 Things You'll Only Understand If You Grew Up With Strict Parents

Everyone who says parents are more strict today clearly never grew up in my household. I'm 25 years old and still get nervous when I have a drink because my parents made me think it was illegal to be drunk. They also made it seem like dating in high school was the end of the world and would derail your entire future. Sure, there may be more parents out there today who impose strict rules on their kids, but let's not pretend there weren't strict parents when we were growing up. This list is sure to give flashbacks to any

90s

12 Facts About "The Truman Show" That Were Not Adopted By A Movie Studio

You could make a solid case for The Truman Show as Jim Carrey's best film. If it's not #1, it's at least in the top three. We saw a new side of Carrey that we weren't used to: a serious one. Sure, there were humorous moments in the film, the point was to make you think, not laugh. It's been 20 years since The Truman Show was released, and even though everyone knew about Truman's life, they probably didn't know these facts. Paramount Pictures1. Pay CutIMDbAt the time, Jim Carrey was coming off blockbuster hits like Ace Ventura, and his

90s

10 Kids Shows From The '90s That You Completely Forgot You Loved

Kids that grew up in the 90s were exceptionally lucky when it came to the quality and quantity of amazing television programs available to them. There was literally so much happening on your television screen everyday that it was sometimes hard to keep track of all the stories and plotlines going on at the same time. That being said, some shows that only lasted a few years have been forgotten in time as others rose to prominence.Some things that are forgotten shouldn't be, and it is with that in mind that we have decided to remind you about 10

90s

9 Facts About dELiA*s You Can't Order In A Catalog

Was there anything more exciting than getting your dELiA*s catalog and carefully flipping through each page to find the perfect outfit?The hottest catalog of the 90s, dELiA*s sent out over 55 million copies each year across the United States. It wasn't until 2014 that the 90s clothing company filed for bankruptcy, 20 years after it first debuted. In honor of the most fashionable catalog in history, here are some facts about dELiA*s you may not have known. 1. The Opposite SexRefinery29Despite being notoriously good at picking out women's fashion trends, dELiA*s was founded by two

90s

12 "All That" Sketches That Were Honestly All That

If you didn't watch All That, you were missing out on the height of sketch comedy...okay well maybe not the HEIGHT, but at least some great sketches. Sure, it was dumb humor, but it was enough to make us laugh until we cried. The show lasted 11 years, and though you could make a solid argument that the later seasons weren't the best, they were still better than anything that airs on Nickelodeon today!These are some of our favorite All That sketches that we still remember today. 1. Know Your StarsThe show would make their stars (or guest

90s

10 Toys From Our Childhood We're Still Trying To Figure Out

Our generations had the best toys growing up, and I won't entertain any other opinions. Sure, we may not have had drones (or whatever the hell youths are playing with these days), but we had some amazing toys. Some of them were SO cool, we didn't even know how they worked (and frankly, still don't). 1. Water SnakesMashableOkay, in fairness, it's not the how that makes these ones confusing...it's the why. WHY did we have so much fun playing with bags filled with water? I want to know the science behind this, and I will not continue anything else

Life

1994 Best Buy Flyer Reminds Us Of Simple, Yet Terrifying Times

Before the internet was super available, we had flyers (or paper inserts). We waited for that blessed Sunday paper when we could see all the upcoming deals. And when it was Christmas time? Look out. Those bad boys were getting cut out and glued to another sheet of paper, then promptly mailed off to Santa. Even though it doesn't seem like that long ago, the technology in 1994 was...less than ideal. What we thought was groundbreaking now seems like the stone age. This paper insert from Best Buy is no different. It's from the week of October 23, 1994,

90s

We Finally Got A Sequel To The Iconic 90s M&M's Commercial, And It's Everything We Wanted

After 21 years, M&M's has released it's second Christmas commercial, gifting the world with the sequel they didn't know they needed.AdweekThe original 1996 commercial, titled Faint - which has been shown on TV screens ever year since its release - depicts the company’s bite-size mascots, Red and Yellow, having a run-in with Santa on Christmas Eve, just before Red and St. Nick faint in awe over each other's existence. However, the commercial left viewers with several questions. Is Red and Santa okay? Do they wake up and become best pals? And most importantly, does Santa finish delivering