Background: Upside Down is a music group created when two record executives wanted to find a group to challenge the group Take That in 1995. Obviously, that didn’t happen, because Upside Down is not around anymore, and Take That is still relevant. There were 7,000 men who applied and auditioned to be in the group.… Continue reading Worst Boyband Ever: Upside Down
Greatest Non-Disney Movie? Anastasia (1997)
Background While Disney was killing the animated movie game for years and was making truly cinematic masterpieces in the 90s (I mean, Lion King!) other production companies were trying to compete. There are a few companies that were trying to make game-changing movies, Universal, DreamWorks, Goldcrest, Pixar, and 20th Century Fox, to name a few. … Continue reading Greatest Non-Disney Movie? Anastasia (1997)
Remember This? More Toys!
There are so many toys from the 90s and early 00s, let’s see if you remember these… HitClips: Have you ever loved a song, but wanted to just listen to a minute of the song, and it not even be the chorus? Then HitClips was for you! Possibly the most useless toy of the early… Continue reading Remember This? More Toys!
The Forgotten Boyband: 98 Degrees and Rising (1998)
Background: With NSYNC and the Backstreet Boys booming through the scene in the 90s, there were many boy bands that fell through the cracks a bit. One of them is 98 Degrees. The band comprises Justin Jeffre, Jeff Timmons, Drew Lachey, and Nick Lachey. Jeff Timmons left college and wanted to start a band. He… Continue reading The Forgotten Boyband: 98 Degrees and Rising (1998)
90s Video Games You Probably Forgot About
We are back again, but this time we are looking at video games! These games include games you could play on a console or handheld system. This does not include computer games, but will still be exciting nonetheless. Full disclosure, I played little video games in the 90s. I played games from a Nintendo 64… Continue reading 90s Video Games You Probably Forgot About
Remember This? More Commercials!
ZooBooks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8EvnM2XUTI Who doesn’t remember ZooBooks? They were an amazing magazine subscription you could get to learn about new animals. I had a subscription for a while. They were made for kids that were 6-12 years old. Each issue had different games and puzzles, a lot like Highlights but also had information on animals. They… Continue reading Remember This? More Commercials!
We’ll Solve Any Crime By Dinnertime: The Adventures of Mary Kate and Ashley (1994)
Background: Mary Kate and Ashley were a dynasty within the 80s-00s. Anyone and everyone knew who the Olsen twins were. Between being Michelle on Full House, and being in many movies, they were two of the biggest stars of the 90s. They had 7 movies and 2 television series that went straight to VHS and… Continue reading We’ll Solve Any Crime By Dinnertime: The Adventures of Mary Kate and Ashley (1994)
Hey Now! Hey Now! It’s The Lizzie McGuire Movie! (2003)
Background: Hilary Duff stars in The Lizzie McGuire Movie, alongside all of her co-stars in the original tv show and new characters. This film was released in May 2003 and was the official end of the series, though there would still be episodes of Lizzie McGuire that would air from 2003 to 2004. The film… Continue reading Hey Now! Hey Now! It’s The Lizzie McGuire Movie! (2003)
Remember this? Toy Edition
We all have those nostalgic toys we remember from childhood, but do you remember these? Do they spark any memories? Poo Chi: I cannot believe this dog is named the Poo-Chi. It is bizarre, to say the least. This dog “pet” was made in 2000 and was discontinued in 2002. The dog was created by… Continue reading Remember this? Toy Edition
Hey Football Head! Hey Arnold! (1996)
Background Hey Arnold is one of my favorite animated tv shows as a child. Hey Arnold was a Nickelodeon show in the mid-90s about elementary school children and their everyday life. Following Arnold, an only child that is living with his grandparents, he navigates life as a 4th grader at PS 118. With a classroom… Continue reading Hey Football Head! Hey Arnold! (1996)