Retro

Vintage Pictures From Old Bowling Alleys That'll Strike You Right In The Nostalgia

Bowling was the birthday party excursion every kid wanted. If you weren't going bowling, then what was the point of even having a party? Bowling alleys have advanced since we were kids, but I bet your parents would tell you that even the ones we went to were considered advanced to them. These are some vintage photos of old bowling alleys that will make you not only nostalgic, but also a little bit thankful we don't have to deal with it. You had to keep score, there was no machine to do it for you.Joe Herring Jr. I hope

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Brace Yourselves: They're Remaking Willy Wonka Again

Yes, it's been 13 short years since Hollywood remade Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, so that must mean it's time for another try.The original film based on the Roald Dahl novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is considered a classic children's film, and the late Gene Wilder's performance as the quirky chocolate maker is remembered as the best role of his career.ParamountOf course, if you grew up watching the original movie, you probably have some strong feelings about the 2005 remake starring Johnny Depp as the famous chocolateer.Warner BrothersWhether you liked the re-imagining, or think the original

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Wesley Snipes Almost Gave Us "Black Panther" 20 Years Ago

If you're anywhere near the internet these days (which you obviously are) then you've undoubtedly heard that Marvel's Black Panther is making movie history. The highly anticipated movie already broke the record for first-day advance ticket sales for a Marvel movie, previously held by Captain America: Civil War.Forbes/DisneyBlack Panther is also on pace to shatter the record for biggest advance ticket sales for any superhero movie in history. “Black Panther is riding an incredible wave of momentum right now,” said Fandango editor Erik Davis. “It’s one of the biggest and most anticipated movies to ever open in

Retro

Your Favorite Childhood TV Show Is Ruined In This Raunchy "Adult Film"

You probably remember waking up early on Saturday mornings to go downstairs and watch cartoons.These shows were near and dear to our hearts at the time, and as we grew older, we looked back fondly on their innocence and charm. Unfortunately, not everyone wants to preserve the purity of the past. There is a market for the weird, wild, and wacky in the adult film industry, and nothing is off limits. MamamiaOne company in particular has been revisiting our cherished memories with a wicked twist, and you may never see this show in the same way again. Rugrats was

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These 6 Facts About Sesame Street Are Brought To You By The Letters "WTF"

We all remember watching episodes of this growing up as children, and they taught us many important life lessons from sharing to accepting others for being different. Since every scene had a story and a moral, you had to pay attention to what was going on. But even if you watched rerun after rerun of their adventures, you probably didn't know these crazy facts about the colorful gang we all grew up with.Oscar the Grouch used to be orange!Grouches Wiki"Most of [my] family was orange. But I had a lovely vacation in Swamp Mushy Muddy resort. It

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The Craziest Things Movies Have Done To Get The Perfect Shot

Every movie needs a director, and every director has a vision for the movie. While most things can be left to the skills of the actors or the special effects crew, sometimes the perfect shot needs a higher level of creativity. Not all of these were the best idea (in fact some of it may have been abuse) but no one can deny that the directors of these movies were able to do something incredible, with a little bit of ingenuity. Rocky IVQueensland TimesEven though Rocky ends up winning this one, the final fight against Ivan Drago nearly cost Stallone

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

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Waterbed Inventor Thinks They're Due For A Comeback

If you're a child of the '70s or '80s - or your home is in serious need of some renovations - you know what it's like to sleep on a water bed.While we can't deny sinking into the water is comfy, most of us wouldn't trade our old-fashioned mattress for one of these kitschy models. But people did buy them in droves, with waterbeds accounting for 15% of the mattress market in 1986. Houston Librarian / YouTubeToday, waterbeds make up only a measly 5% of mattress sales, but the man behind the fad is looking to put them back in

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6 Things From the 90s That You Will Never See Again In Your Lifetime

The 90s were honestly a pretty weird time for us all. There was a lot that happened that kind of hit us all of a sudden and we just had to deal with it. Sure, we got the internet (which is fun) and there was that whole Y2K panic (we probably won't freak out like that ever again), but what about the day-to-day things that were such a big part of our lives?Turns out, not everything is forever so we better enjoy them while they last!A TV Commercial...For A Magazine...For KidsYou know it's 2018 when the

Pop Culture

10 Facts About "Salute Your Shorts" That When You Think About Them, Will Make You Wanna Fart

Salute Your Shorts may be one of the best, yet totally forgotten, TV shows from the 90s. Camp Anawanna still holds a special place in our hearts, even if the thought of it makes us wanna fart. The show focused on teenage campers who had to deal with their bossy counselor, and all the shenanigans that happen at summer camp. The title is a nod to the common camp prank, which involves raising a set of boxer shorts up a flagpole. Kids would then salute the new "flag" as part of the prank. But even if you watched all 25