The Death of Nostalgia

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Our memories are lies we tell ourselves in order to go on living.

The Man With The Big Voice

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“At 5’5″ inches tall Rube was not an imposing figure, but his voice was twice his height. Strong. Deep. Memorable.”

Viewing Vintage Porn


By turns wistful, by turns puckish, David Bergman’s tribute to gay adult film of yesteryear is a fun twist on the language of nostalgia.

Looking Back on a First Kiss

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What would you tell yourself if you could go back in time?

10 Photos That Will Make You Want to Grab Your Action Figures


You’ve never seen Thor like this. Or Captain America. Or storm troopers. Or Halo Kitty.

Why I’m Not Excited About The New Star Wars Movies


Noah Brand grew up in 1990s Star Wars fandom, and was there the day it died. Like most geeks, I’ve been hearing a lot about the new Star Wars movies for a while. People opining one way or the other about casting announcements, plot leaks, the teaser trailer, whether the new sequels will be wonderful […]

My Son Missed Out On the Golden Age of Video Game Arcades

My Son Missed Out On the Golden Age of Video Game Arcades

Zach Rosenberg takes a nostalgic look back at the largely extinct video arcade and wonders what lessons his video game-loving son could’ve gleaned from the old-school arcade culture.

A Letter To Those We Once Loved


Just because it’s not there now, doesn’t mean it wasn’t real. From James Sama.

We Sold Bonkers. We Sold Life.

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For Gary Almeter, selling his childhood board games was like looking at a movie of his life.

Where Have All the Good Toys Gone?

How many of these guys can you name?

I can tell you. A lot of them ended up in the World’s Longest Yard Sale, and almost in my truck.

10 Discontinued Junk Foods That My Son Will Never Get the Chance to Eat

10 Discontinued Junk Foods That My Son Will Never Get the Chance to Eat

Zach Rosenberg waxes rhapsodic about all of the novelty junk food from his childhood that he’ll never be able to share with his son. Ecto Cooler, anyone?

She Will Always Remember The Good Times You Shared, Despite The Bad

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Laura Frost on the pain and beauty of remembering ex’s

Watching Time Pass Over the Vineyard Game


You can’t buy Christmas spirit, but you can make it.

17 Reasons I’m Still in Love With You

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Just because a relationship is over doesn’t mean we stop loving that person. Mark Radcliffe explores the beauty and the pain of loss.

20 Rules for Good (and Healthy) Internet Citizenship

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Matthew Salesses illustrates the concept of good netizenship with kittens and celebrities.

My Imaginary Life


I am either a hero or a failure in my daydreams, but is the present enough for me?