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This week in nostalgia history: Drew Barrymore flashes Letterman

In this week's headlines, Drew Barrymore flashes Letterman and Ellen DeGeneres comes out on the cover of Time Magazine.
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This week in nostalgia history: Mel B and Eddie Murphy’s fraught relationship and the paternity test that ended it

This week's headlines are all about baby drama, from Spice Girl Mel B and Eddie Murphy, to Michael Jackson and Debbie Rowe.
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This week in nostalgia history: Angelina Jolie kisses her brother, Jennifer Aniston files for divorce and more

This week in wild headlines, Angelina Jolie kisses her brother, Jennifer Aniston files for divorce from Brad Pitt and Halle Berry becomes first black woman to win Best Actress at the Oscars.
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This week in nostalgia history: The Kim Kardashian sex tape is released

We look back at the release of the Kim Kardashian sex tape in March of 2007, the month that arguably spring-boarded its star to fame.
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This week in nostalgia history: Buffy premieres, Lindsay Lohan hits MTV Spring Break and Perez Hilton is born

Lindsay Lohan hits MTV Spring Break (and so does Jessica Simpson), Perez Hilton is born and Buffy the Vampire Slayer premieres.
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This week in nostalgia history: Paris Hilton violates probation (again)

The heiress was in trouble with the law, while Victoria and David Beckham welcomed a baby boy.
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How Craftcore and a new generation of designers have brought grandma’s knits to the forefront of fashion

An extreme interest in all things crochet, knitting, quilting and the like became fashion’s new subculture when quarantine freed us of the need to dress presentably from the waist-down.
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This week in nostalgia history: Kurt and Courtney’s wedding, The Bling Ring strikes, and more

This week dive into the headlines features Kurt and Courtney's wedding, The Bling Ring's heist in the Hollywood Hills and Sex and The City's finale.
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This week in nostalgia history: The Paris Hilton birthday tour, Britney Spears’ shaved head and more

Paris Hilton turns 21, Destiny's Child performs for the last time and Britney Spears shaves her head.
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This week in nostalgia history: The Girlfriends finale leaves us wanting, “I’m Too Sexy” Hits #1 and more

The Girlfriends finale leaves us wanting more, Barbie and Ken call it quits and "I'm Too Sexy" Hits #1.
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An incomplete ranking of recent TV reboots, from worst to best

From Beverly Hills, 90210, to Charmed and The Hills, we rank the deluge of recent TV reboots.
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This week in nostalgia history: Michael Jackson on Oprah, Jodie Sweetin on meth and more

This week's headlines include Michael Jackson's record-breaking interview with Oprah Winfrey and more.
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This week in nostalgia history: Drew Barrymore for Playboy, the birth of the Beckhams and more!

This week, we cover Drew Barrymore's bad girl phase, the birth of the Beckham dynasty, Bill Clinton uttering those iconic words and more!
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This week in nostalgia history: Dawson’s Creek premieres, Madonna as Evita and more

This week, we cover the Dawson's Creek premiere, an iconic Golden Globe win and a high profile divorce.
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This week in nostalgia history: O.J. Simpson’s trial begins, Kate Moss turns 21 and more

This week, we cover some legendary television premieres, Kate Moss’s wild 21st birthday party and the beginning of the most famous trial of the twentieth century.
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This week in nostalgia history: Tonya Harding, Monica Lewinsky and more

Introducing ‘This week in nostalgia history,’ a new weekly column that delves into the wildest nuggets of news from the 90s, 2000s and beyond.
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The Twilight Renaissance of 2020, the year it stopped being called lame

A life-long Twihard on how TikTok, Tumblr, COVID-19 and a decade of film criticism has helped the series come into its own.
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Sharon Stone in Casino, the blueprint for mob wife badassery in film

An ode to Ginger Mckenna, a tour de force showcase of female power at the epicentre of masculinity and excess.
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3 drag queens on early influences and their journeys to the stage

Yvie Oddly, Yovska and Kendall Gender open their proverbial time capsules and share the influences and experiences central to their careers in drag.
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Rory Gilmore’s boyfriends, ranked

In honour of the 20th anniversary of Gilmore Girls, we rank 'em from best to worst to barely there.
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Millie Sykes on psychic hotline nostalgia and cosplaying Lady Miss Kier

The Australian artist, stylist and drag performer embodies camp glamour to perfection.
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An ode to Showgirls, the best movie of the ’90s

Critics weren’t ready in 1995, but that was neither here nor there to a couple of burgeoning pre-teens who wanted into the world of NC-17. 25 years later, we unite in gloriously campy adoration of Nomi Malone.
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On Marie Antoinette and the origins of Cottagecore nostalgia

Can you be nostalgic for what you've never experienced? We trace the origins of Cottagecore and the rootless nostalgia movements through history.
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Bring It On doesn’t hold up—until the Clovers show up

An analysis of the iconic cheerleading film's highs and lows, 20 years after its release.
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The unlikely history of Bratz

We trace a history of Bratz dolls, from their origins in 2001 to today as they thrive online thanks to a vibrant, intersectional online community of fans.
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Inside Sopranos Out of Context, a Twitter account revisiting the show’s most iconic quotes

In this interview, the college senior behind viral Twitter account @oocsopraonos shares her insights on the show's iconic characters and one-liners.
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What is #FreeBritney?

The fan led movement to “free” Britney Spears from her conservatorship, explained.
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The best bad movies to watch during quarantine, according to culture writers

7 pop culture critics, writers and Internet icons share their picks for absolutely ridiculous movies that will numb your brain while bringing joy to your days in solitude.
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A guide to 5 iconic retro celebrity workout videos to do at home

Two friends separated by social distancing review 5 of the most iconic retro celebrity workout videos of the past to do at home (no equipment required).
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Free Printable Valentines Cards: Print, post, share your favourite ‘90s hunks

Introducing Free Printable Valentines Cards courtesy of Capsule 98! Post, story and print, so you can give ‘em out just like we used to in 3rd Grade!
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Exclusive Short Film Premiere: Marlowe Granados’s The Leaving Party

In her first short film, Marlowe Granados brings together an array of female-fronted nostalgic film references.
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The best movies of 2000, as ranked by critics and Internet icons

Reflecting on 13 iconic films that turn 20 this year, thus making us feel extremely old.
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@NightOpenings’ guide to the wildest ’90s movie premieres

The viral fashion critic shares his 10 favourite red carpet moments, from the ridiculous to the downright iconic.