Pop Culture

10 Really Dark Moments From Our Favorite TV Shows Meant To Teach Us A Lesson

There were a lot of people telling us not to watch too much TV when we were young. I always remember that my Grammie would tell me that if I watched too much TV my eyes would go cross-eyed. But the thing is, watching TV was how we learned a lot of our really big lessons! Growing up in a small town before the internet existed, I tended to miss out on a lot of the big issues that our world had. I was in the self-contained bubble and while it was a nice and safe place to grow up

90s

John Goodman Opens Up About How His TV Wife Helped Him Beat His Addiction

John Goodman was basically America's dad. His portrayal of Dan Conner made us all feel like he was the best dad in the world, and we all wished he was around for us like he was there for his kids. However, in real life, Goodman has struggled with some really big issues that he has opened up about a fair bit. Goodman even credits his Roseanne costars as helping him come out on the other side. Roseanne Barr is well know for her honesty and when it comes to her friends, she's not afraid to step in when they need

90s

The 'Dawson's Creek' Cast Reunited And It'll Make You Wish You Could Go Back To Capeside

Dawson's Creek was one of the most iconic shows on television in the 90s. It was basically all of our first glimpses of what teen drama looked like, and even though our lives were nothing like those of Capeside, we sure felt like we were a part of it. Personally, I was always a fan of Joey Potter. She had such an interesting backstory and I felt really bad that she lost her mother. I was always on Team Pacey too, so the fact that they ended up together was everything we wanted. Dawson's career obviously turned out okay and

90s

Nsync Claims They Were Better Than The Backstreet Boys And We Are Not Okay With It

When I was growing up, there was one band that was my one desire. That's right, Backstreet Boys were my everything. I knew every word, I knew a lot of the dance moves, and I could still tell you all of their full names. However, the 90s were a troubling time. Everywhere you looked, people were trying to make something controversial. They didn't want to just enjoy that glorious pop music, they wanted to pit the bands against each other. When *NSYNC entered the pop music game, everyone had to pick a side. Were you loyal to BSB, or were

70s

15 Toys You Loved As A Kid But Then Completely Forgot Existed

The best thing about being a kid is that you have roughly zero responsibilities. Sure, you need to go to school, but honestly that's pretty simple. The only thing that we really cared about was playing with our toys. You might think that because our only concern was those wonderful toys, that we would remember them all, but that's where you're wrong. Our brains have been filled with useless and boring facts like how to file our taxes and how to pay our bills, so all of our favorite toys have slipped away. But don't worry, we've got you covered.

Food and Snacks

Walmart Has Made Their Own Dunk-A-Roos And They Are Everything You've Been Missing

Growing up in the 90s meant you got to experience a lot of things. The peak of boy bands, Olsen twin mania, and a lot of plaid outfits. While we lived through all of these iconic moments we snacked on some pretty awesome things. Planters Cheez Balls were absolutely heaven sent Impulsive BuyCosmic Brownies were (and still are) the best part of your your lunchLittle DebbieKoolaid had flavors that we couldn't get enough of Eighties KidsIf you were lucky enough to get a Lunchables you were the envy of everyone in your classPopSugarCookie Crisp and Oreo O's cereal was somehow

Toys

Barbie's Extended Family Is Way Bigger Than You Realized, Chances Are You've Forgotten Half Of Them

We all remember Barbie of course. She is one of the most iconic toys in the world, and her presence makes any toy store feel familiar. The thing about Barbie is that because she's been around since 1959, there is a lot of history built up around the character. She's got a bunch of story lines, a big family, and a lot of friends that people have completely forgotten about. Even if you aren't currently collecting 5,000 Barbies, chances are you probably owned some when you were a kid. You might think you remember all of Barbies siblings, but

90s

7 Behind The Scenes Secrets From 'X-Men: The Animated Series'

Watching X-Men: The Animated Series was a very important part of our week. We all had our favorite heroes, our favorite villains, and our favorite episodes. It didn't matter if we had already seen it five times, because we were absolutely going to watch it again and again. The thing is, even though we loved watching it, there was actually a lot of drama going on behind the scenes. The popular cartoon had issues with toys, casting, and the network, but as kids we never noticed any of that. Now that we are all grown up, (technically, we are still

90s

The Spice Girls Are Apparently Making A Cartoon Superhero Movie And We're Ready For It

When the Spice Girls met up a several weeks ago, we all lost our collective minds. There was no patience involved, because we all knew that if they were all hanging out, something big must have been happening and we were 100% here for it. Well, we've had our hearts broken by Posh Spice herself when she told us that we weren't going to see a Spice Girls reunion tour, insisting that we had all gotten way too far ahead of ourselves. But she did seem to know that there would be something coming. “There’s something so strong in

Pop Culture

'Backdraft' Is Getting A Sequel 27 Years After The Original, With Only One Of The Original Stars

Few movies have given us as exciting of a look at the life of a firefighter as Backdraft. The Chicago-based thriller followed the fire department as they take on some big fires and some big drama.The cast was really impressive, and included big names like Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell, Billy Baldwin, and Donald Sutherland. With such an impressive cast, you'd expect a guaranteed hit, but it received mixed reviews. However, despite the mixed reviews, the movie made a good chunk of change at the box office and now they are trying to make it happen again. Universal PicturesThat's