Tag Archives | nostalgia

What Did Your Childhood Stickers Collection Look Like?

Did you collect Scratch ‘n Sniff stickers as a kid, or did you prefer something else?

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S’more to Love: Vintage Summer Camp Photos

As a kid, there was one thing in the year that I looked forward to more than anything else: summer camp. To ring in August’s arrival, I thought it would be fun to celebrate summer’s last hurrah with some of the internet’s best vintage camp photos.

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A Technological Take on a Fave Childhood Toy, the Etch A Sketch

Ready for a nostalgic throwback? Meet Itch A Skitch, a just-for-fun site with an HTML5-powered Etch A Sketch clone that allows you to sketch, save, and share your creations using just a few pecks of your keyboard and clicks of your mouse, giving your doodled masterpieces an option of permanence that didn’t exist when we were tykes.

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Style Icon: Wednesday’s Child Is Full of Fashion!

She’s creepy and she’s kooky, for sure! But one thing the famed theme song left out was Wednesday Addams’ seriously scary knack for style! From her impeccably braided coiffure and moon-shaped, ghastly pale face to her grimly hued garb, she …

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Style Icon: The Peanuts Gang


Image from Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don’t Come Back!!) by Charles M. Schulz.

We’re absolutely nuts about Peanuts! Charles Schulz’s lovable band of illustrated misfits has been warming hearts since the 1950s, and, with a slew of comic …

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The Best Pac-Man Game Ever

Doo deet doo da doo doo doo! If you share our dorky weakness for classic arcade games, you’ll love French-Swiss artist Guillame Reymond’s Pac-Man Stop Animation. Shot in Switzerland’s Trafo Cinema, this giant game was simulated by “111 human …

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Stuff We Miss: Anthropomorphic Cartoon Heroes

Recently, my friend wrote in an e-mail that ModCloth was “ridiculously ‘jawesome!’” Where did this term originate? If you know the nostalgic roots of “jawesome,” then you’re one ‘shark’ individual. It was coined by a troupe of crime-fighting half-man/half-sharks from …

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Stuff We Miss: Four Square and 19 Years Ago

Four Sqaure Sport Game Diagram

Illustration: Jeremy Kemp

There was a time and a place when it was “hip to be square.” Does anyone else remember dominating the chalk lined court of Four Square? Inspired by the warm weather we’ve been having lately, I’ve …

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Just You and I

Between ModCloth’s office and distribution center, there are probably enough Twin Peaks fans to fill the Double R Diner to capacity. I’m sure all of us would agree that part of this TV show’s magic was its emotive score that …

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Stuff We Miss Face-Off: BSB vs. Spice Girls

On Thursday, we rated the top boy band of the 90s. Friday, the girls took center stage. Now, the winners of each group have been chosen, and the task is upon us to decide the debate of the ages …

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