If there was ever a time to take full advantage of a celebration, it's during National Candy Month. The fun doesn't stop once you've whipped up your own homemade marshmallows and truffles. Continue the rush by looking through superclever candy ads that will have you chuckling and grabbing the nearest source of sugar. From Skittles maracas to chicken dinner bars (we'll get to that in a minute), click on for a sweet candy bonanza.
So you've sorted through pictures of dad to see what he was like back in the day — how he dressed and wore his hair. Well, this Father's Day, there's another way to get a peek at his retro style: with throwback fashion ads. Trust us when we say we've gathered the good, the bad, and the cringeworthy that promote everything from colored jeans to old-school onesies. Click on to see what dad might've looked like, for better or for worse.
Holy innuendo, Batman! Back in the day, comic books were a favored form of child's play, but who were we kidding? Judging from some of their — unintentionally? — suggestive situations, it's no wonder adults collected these cartoons, too. And don't get me started on the sexist lessons being taught here. As Superman enthusiasts will be hitting the theaters this weekend for Man of Steel, check out these inappropriate and sexist vintage comic book moments!
Sure, we all had our favorite shows growing up — Rugrats, anyone? — but some of the best things to come out of '90s TV were the commercials. How could we ever forget phrases like "Ch-ch-ch-chia" and "The colors, Duke. The colors!"? It's easy to get lost for hours surfing the web for '90s advertising gold, which is what we've
happily agonizingly done to bring you the best of the best, a few even starring names like Aaron Paul and Leighton Meester. Ahead, check out some of the greatest commercials the world has ever seen. Yeah, they're that good.
Today Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen turn 27, making it nearly 26 years since they stepped into the spotlight sharing the role of Michelle Tanner on Full House. Since then, the former child stars have enjoyed steady careers in Hollywood with their fair share of TV shows, home videos, and movies. Over the past few years, the Olsens have spent more time in the fashion world than on screen, but to celebrate their birthday, we're taking a look at some of our favorite GIF-worthy scenes from the famous duo. With moments that span from their sitcom beginnings to their silver-screen days, check out 27 sweet, adorable, and hilarious GIFs of Mary-Kate and Ashley!
Between the legal drama surrounding Amanda Bynes and Mara Wilson's recent post about why child stars tend to struggle later in life, there have been several child stars in the news lately. Most recently, Gaby Hoffmann — who starred in '90s hits like Sleepless in Seattle and Now and Then — talked about how important it is for kid stars to take a break, and she's not the first to offer insights on child stardom. A-listers like Leonardo DiCaprio, Drew Barrymore, and Scarlett Johansson have also shared their experiences growing up in Hollywood, and while some appreciated their career head starts, others have called out its downfalls. See what former child stars have to say about their early years in the spotlight!
What do you get when you mix overdramatic romance novels with Archie comic strips? Romance comics! Before teenage girls and young women could watch an episode of Gossip Girl or go online for all their pressing relationship questions like, "Was I too young for love?" they could pick up one of these juicy love-story-filled comic books for advice and entertainment.
Romance comics had their glory days during the Cold War in the US, from 1947 to 1977, and they tackled everything from marriage, jealousy, betrayal, and heartache. See some of your own love dilemmas — and some thankfully out-of-date ones! — sensationally illustrated on the covers of Sweethearts, My Story, Young Romantics, True Life Romance, My Secret Life, and more. Check out these vintage romance comics!
Music in the '90s was awesome, but music in movies in the '90s? Even better. The best soundtracks of the era provided a solid selection of unforgettable power ballads (hey, Titanic), influential grunge ('sup, Singles?), and nostalgia (lookin' at you, Forrest Gump). Whether you want to take a trip down memory lane or you're looking to find a new playlist, you'll want to check out the essential '90s soundtracks.
The boys of One Direction announced their new fragrance for women, Our Moments, named after a song from their first album. The group now has both a signature scent and action figures, proving that the boy band phenomenon has come full circle. Over the past 50 years, there have been a number of synchronized, harmonizing boy bands, each of them just a bit different from the last. Can't get enough of the craze, or hoping to relive your favorites from the '90s? From The Beatles to One Direction, here's a look at the most popular boy bands of all time.
In '90s news, The Totally Sweet '90s hit bookshelves, Danielle Fishel shared never-before-seen photos of JTT, and the Backstreet Boys hugged pandas. So basically, it's been the best week ever.
We can't help but get nostalgic thinking about growing up in the 1990s. Thinking those days reminds us of the music, fashion, heartthrobs, toys, and TV shows that made the '90s totally rad. So let's take a trip down memory lane to our '90s girlhood, from Ring Pops, 90210, and Clueless to stick-on earrings, Devon Sawa, and Titanic! Check it out!