Posts Tagged “The 1980s”

Defining “Childhood Ruined”

by Hannah Rudow. 0 Comments

“Childhood Ruined” isn’t one particular meme, but it is used as a term throughout the Internet referring to something that somehow sullies innocent childhood assumptions about the show or movie being referenced, which are usually children’s TV shows or movies, or Anime, normally from the 1980’s-present but also from older Disney movies. The phrase has been going around a lot in the past few years, but it seems to be enjoying a surge of popularity lately. An animated short (not appropriate ... read more


Truly, Truly Outrageous News

by Michael Hunley. 0 Comments

Nostalgia for pop culture from the '80s and '90s has been strong the past few weeks, first with the news that they're turning "Pretty Woman" into a Broadway musical (as long as there's a musical number called "It's Very Expensive" featuring the two snobby saleswomen, I'm OK with this) and then the announcement that two-thirds of the main cast in the comedy classic "9 to 5" was reuniting for a Netflix series (please, Dolly, allow them to have an episode set in Dollywood so you can make a cameo appearance). ... read more