Topic: Child of the 80s

Crushable Weekends Need A Drink(ing Game)

Crushable Weekends Need A Drink(ing Game)

Hey, kids. I have some sad news for you: This is my last weekend as Crushable’s faithful Weekend Editor. It’s been a good run, but alas, it’s time to say goodbye. You’ll still be able to catch me over at BettyConfidential, though, so it’s not goodbye forever; it’s just a change of scene. That said, though, I’ll miss you all, and I’ll miss our weekend extravaganzas. So let’s make sure Crushable’s former weekends go out with a bang, shall we? This– obviously– calls for a drinking game! More »

Ninja Turtle Watermelon-O-Lanterns Are the Best Jack-O-Lantern Substitutes Ever

Ninja Turtle Watermelon-O-Lanterns Are the Best Jack-O-Lantern Substitutes Ever

In case you weren’t aware, Hurricane Irene severely damaged this year’s pumpkin crop. This is perhaps unsurprising, but sad all the same—although I’ll admit that I AM giggling a little over the fact that some pumpkins are so waterlogged that they’re literally exploding. For reals.

But hey, why worry about pumpkins when there are watermelons to be had? More »

Gallery: Not Now, Skeletor!

Gallery: Not Now, Skeletor!

If you were a child of the ’80s, odds are you watched either Masters of the Universe or She-Ra: Princess of Power (or, if you’re me, you watched both). Skeletor should be a familiar figure; He-Man’s primary nemesis, this purple-clad bad guy was hell bent on conquering first Castle Grayskull, then the world. It’s a long way to Castle Grayskull, though, so naturally, Skeletor made a couple of stops along the way. What stops, you ask? Why, to visit his buddies in other cartoons, of course! The ingenious Tumblr Not Now, Skeletor! takes a look at the lighter side of everyone’s favorite walking skull by inserting him into frames from other such cartoon classics as Care Bears and Winnie the Pooh. Here are our ten favorites; for more, head on over to Not Now, Skeletor!
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I Like ‘Star Wars,’ But You Guys Are Freaking Me Out

I Like 'Star Wars,' But You Guys Are Freaking Me Out

Star Wars is great. It really is. It was a game changer for science fiction, and without it, it’s almost certain that the genre wouldn’t have developed the way it has in the years since. Further more, I grew up in a family full of nerds, so of course Star Wars was a big part of that (the Holy Nerd Trifecta being, of course, Star Wars, Star Trek, and Lord of the Rings). But Star Wars mega-fans? No offense, but man, you guys freak me out. More »