Happy 31st birthday to Jonathan Taylor Thomas, the poster boy of childhood crushes. Here are six more things that I miss from the 1990s. More
Topic: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
Sure, having Friends show up on Nick at Nite makes us feel old. But you know what doesnâ€™t make us feel old, even though it probably should? Revisiting our favorite childhood television shows. Go ahead, you can say it: Why, with the great wealth of programming available, would we ever need to go back and re-watch things weâ€™ve already seen, in many cases decades ago? But donâ€™t knock it. Really. Bizarre though it may seem, thereâ€™s a lot to be gained from revisiting favorites from your kidhood. Donâ€™t believe me? Try these reasons on for size: More
In Mel Brooks‘ Spaceballs, there’s a scene when Lone Star finally comes across Yogurt (the yoda parody played by Brooks himself) and asks him what the power of the universe is. “Merchandising!” Yogurt replies, and proceeds to show him all the toys and apparel that Spaceballs will be able to sell to children after the movie.
It’s a pretty meta-moment in typical Brooks’ style, but one that spoke to me even as a kid. Because obviously, I wanted every crappy piece of plastic that was stamped with the logo of my favorite films, TV shows, and Sega games.
But they weren’t all terrible. Here were some legitimately awesome movie and TV merchandise that I wish my parents’ had bought for me. More
Yikes! Former Power Ranger actor Skylar Deleon has been convicted of a brutal triple murder – and it looks like he might be facing the death penalty. Listen: Tom and Jackie Hawks were thrown from their yacht in 2004 during … More