Fuck Yeah Ugly '90s Clothes!

Jan 09
They made a short-lived TV version of Look Who’s Talking called “Baby Talk.” Connie Sellecca quit after taping a few episodes because she thought it was crap. George Clooney hung around for the season, though.

They made a short-lived TV version of Look Who’s Talking called “Baby Talk.” Connie Sellecca quit after taping a few episodes because she thought it was crap. George Clooney hung around for the season, though.

Jan 08
Victoria Principal for Jhirmack, 1990
An actress I’d forgotten about flogging a shampoo brand I’d forgotten about.

Victoria Principal for Jhirmack, 1990

An actress I’d forgotten about flogging a shampoo brand I’d forgotten about.

Jan 08
Cybersurfing 90s-style. Hang 10 duuuuudes.
Reminds me of some time in the mid-late ’90s when I asked my dad if our home PC “had internet.” Because I didn’t know what made the internet actually work or even how it worked — I just wanted it. He had to explain what a modem was and that no, we did not have internet. I would not send my first email until another 2 years after that.

Cybersurfing 90s-style. Hang 10 duuuuudes.

Reminds me of some time in the mid-late ’90s when I asked my dad if our home PC “had internet.” Because I didn’t know what made the internet actually work or even how it worked — I just wanted it. He had to explain what a modem was and that no, we did not have internet. I would not send my first email until another 2 years after that.

Jan 07
We had a computer in the house in the ’80s and early ’90s. Every time they upgraded at my dad’s office he’d bring one of the older ones home. An Apple II, then an Apple IIC, and then a Macintosh the size of a coffeemaker with a screen the size of a make-up mirror. Whatever it was, it was always called “the word processor” in the house because no one knew what to do with it except type stuff. And play Pac-Man.

We had a computer in the house in the ’80s and early ’90s. Every time they upgraded at my dad’s office he’d bring one of the older ones home. An Apple II, then an Apple IIC, and then a Macintosh the size of a coffeemaker with a screen the size of a make-up mirror. Whatever it was, it was always called “the word processor” in the house because no one knew what to do with it except type stuff. And play Pac-Man.

Jan 07
Happy New Year!
I keep trying to think of something clever to say about this ad, but I keep getting distracted by the beautiful, gamine Edie Sedgewick blonde on the left and how annoying it is that she looks like some rad little hipster girl. In fact, everyone is annoyingly attractive in this ad (yes, I know, because it’s an AD), but you know they never actually wore those kinds of clothes in real life. Except maybe Edie because she can pull anything off. She’s the only one giving any credibility to this entire shoot. Edie’s got this and she knows it.

Happy New Year!

I keep trying to think of something clever to say about this ad, but I keep getting distracted by the beautiful, gamine Edie Sedgewick blonde on the left and how annoying it is that she looks like some rad little hipster girl. In fact, everyone is annoyingly attractive in this ad (yes, I know, because it’s an AD), but you know they never actually wore those kinds of clothes in real life. Except maybe Edie because she can pull anything off. She’s the only one giving any credibility to this entire shoot. Edie’s got this and she knows it.

Nov 30

Friday Dance Break

The KLF — Justifed and Ancient (featuring Tammy Wynette)

I remember watching this video on TV after school one day when I was in grade 9. My mom came into the room.

Mom: … that’s Tammy Wynette! … what is she wearing … and singing about?

Me: I have absolutely no idea. But isn’t it great?

Mom: … it is!

Nov 29
Nov 24
Early ’90s prom dresses make my heart happy. Early ’90s prom dresses don’t give a shit. They’re all, “Look at my poofy sparkliness! I DO WHAT I WANT! DEAL WITH IT.”
Early ’90s prom dresses are serious business, guys.

Early ’90s prom dresses make my heart happy. Early ’90s prom dresses don’t give a shit. They’re all, “Look at my poofy sparkliness! I DO WHAT I WANT! DEAL WITH IT.”

Early ’90s prom dresses are serious business, guys.

Nov 23
Elijah Wood and Bijou Phillips
I love that even though the late ’90s is way in the past, the people look like they’re from the future.

Elijah Wood and Bijou Phillips

I love that even though the late ’90s is way in the past, the people look like they’re from the future.

Nov 23