80s

Behind-The-Scenes Stories From 'The Princess Bride' That Are Sweeter Than Any Fairy Tale

The thought that there could be a more wonderful and romantic movie than The Princess Bride is completely inconceivable. The cast was impeccable, the story was romantic, and the jokes were hilarious. Everything about this movie is basically perfect. But what do the people who made it think? 20th Century FoxIt's been 30 years since the movie came out, but the cast and director are still happy to talk about it. The movie was brought to life by director Rob Reiner, based on his favorite book The Princess Bride, but originally the studios didn't want him to make it.20th

Movies

7 Facts About 'Empire Records' That Will Make You Wish It Was Rex Manning Day

Empire Records is one of the best movies of the 90s that is almost always forgotten. It's a simple story of a group of teens working at a record store, but there is so much more to it than that. They are dealing with a lot of real issues that actual teens experience, and the movie handles them in pretty honest ways. Warner Bros.The movie starred a young Liv Tyler, Renée Zellweger, Robin Tunney and Ethan Embry along with their rag-tag group of friends. The general story line is that they have to save their independent record store from

80s

"You Can't Do That On Television" Was The Peak Of 80s TV And Here's Why

There was nothing quite like it when it aired back in the early 80s, and I doubt there ever will be again. You Can't Do That on Television was an instant classic if you grew up watching it and fostered a love of sketch comedy shows that came after it. Looking back, the show holds up really well. Sure, it was aimed at children, but there was something about it's zany out-of-the-box scenes and star-studded characters that kept us coming back for more. The crazy opening animations were probably what we all remember most. They were kind of creepy to

Books

12 Little Golden Books That All Of Our Collections Started With

We all owned at least one Little Golden Books when we were kids. They were the originally released all the way back in 1942, but they continued to be published for decades. The collection grew over the years, with new stories being added all the time. They were made specifically to create a sturdier option for children to read. The cardboard cover and colorful images were exactly what kids wanted. The books were all the same length and size and in order to keep them competitively priced they only cost $0.25.  The original set of 12 are some

Celebrities

10 Facts You Didn't Know About The Movie That Absolutely Put A Spell On You

I think we can all agree that Hocus Pocus is one of the greatest Halloween movies ever. Sure, there are a bunch of spooky movies you could watch, but none will ever be able to hold a candle to this classic. It has remained a top pick by basically all 90s kids since it came out. So while we all pretend that the upcoming TV movie isn't happening, we should probably learn more about how this amazing movie was made. The producer of the movie came up with the idea for his daughtersBuena Vista PicturesIt was a bedtime story he

70s

15 Wonka Treats We All Wish Weren't Just Pure Imagination

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is one of the greatest movies ever made. Gene Wilder's version of Willy Wonka is by far the definitive performance of the character, and one of the best of his entire career. Paramount PicturesThe movie is one of those classics that has remained a favorite for decades, but it's not only because the acting is so good. The set decoration in this movie is beyond incredible. Everything is supposed to be edible inside the factory, and they were able to make it all look so appetizing. Which of the treats looks like it would

70s

5 Things You Didn't Know About 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' That'll Make You Want To Do The Time Warp, Again

Rocky Horror Picture Show is one of those movies that seems to be popular no matter what year it is. Its cult following is getting bigger and bigger each year, and now it has an enormous fan base. 20th Century FoxThe show is absolutely unique and bizarre, but that is what makes it so great. There are a lot of interesting facts about Rocky Horror Picture Show, let's see how much you know about this iconic movie! 20th Century FoxA lot of the cast in the movie was in the original stage production 20th Century FoxTim Curry as Dr. Frank

90s

20 Things That Will Almost Make You Miss Going Back To School

With all the kids packing up their binders and brand new agendas, it's easy to get nostalgic. There were a lot of moments that made school super fun when we were kids. Our responsibilities were limited to what we had to do for homework and that was it. Looking back, school isn't really anything like what it used to be. Kids today have no idea what it was like back in our day, but I'm sure every generation says the same thing about the one that comes next. How many of these memorable things do you recognize from your experience