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An important part of my formative years was ogling the talent presented to me by ABC‘s TGIF lineup. Topanga from Boy Meets World caused one of my first boners. Giving it to every female cast member of Sabrina the Teenage Witch simultaneously (preferably while that horrible talking cat watched and

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Video GamesWayback

I spent my elementary school years playing the Nintendo Entertainment System the way the Asian kids studied math. It was a glorious time. There were no system wars: You owned an NES or you were a bigger outcast than the children whose parents were divorced. And, then, a funny thing

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EntertainmentWayback

Mine is a strange, obsessive-compulsive mind. A few weeks ago, out of nowhere, I got the urge to hear Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want to Have Fun.” A normal person would have gone to YouTube, had a listen and been done with it. Not me. I played the track 30

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LifeWayback

As a kid, there were a few sitcom stars I had crushes on. Six of Blossom fame and Topanga of Boy Meets World (seen here and here, respectively, making strong cases for their continued employment) were high seeds, and I lost my spank-the-monkey cherry to none other than Clarissa herself,

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EntertainmentLifeWayback

From the age of eight all the way until 25 or so, I was very passionate about music. I own around 500 CDs (that statement couldn’t make me sound older if I were bragging about listening to them as I sailed for the Indies in order to bring the Queen

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Video GamesWayback

When it comes to memories of my life that predate my getting hair down there, there’s precious little I recall. I owned a red bike with weird plastic plates over the spokes that I thought looked cool but made it a bitch to pump the tires. I loved pizza day

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LifeWayback

Yesterday’s article, “I Miss AOL Instant Messenger (“article” sounds much more professional than “blog whose third paragraph I wrote while on the john”) seemed to get a lot of people reminiscing about the good old days of instant messenging, myself included. Tons of you reminded me that there was far

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LifeWayback

By today’s standards, AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) is a friggin’ fossil. It does nothing other than let people send text messages to one another, a job Gchat, Facebook and your cell phone have more than taken over by this point. But in its day, there was one thing AIM had

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The other day I got to thinking that there are a crapton of books from my childhood I barely remember. Countless novels I either napped through as they were read aloud to the class or that I churned through so quickly in order to claim my Book It! points that

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