80s

Brand New, You’re Retro: Vintage NFL Caps from New Era

Brand New, You’re Retro: Vintage NFL Caps from New Era

I’m a little sad about football right now, what with my favorite player (and supplier of Buffalo Bills hope) EJ Manuel injured and all (get well, boo!), but I’ll still never miss a chance to rep Buffalo and/or the Bills. When I saw this new throwback line from New Era I was pretty excited to(…)

Game of Thrones, ’90s Style

Game of Thrones, ’90s Style

Tokyo based French artist Mike Wrobel recently reimagined the Game of Thrones characters in an 80s/90s theme, and pretty much every person on the internet is super into it, including us! I love the little hints in some of the drawings alluding to the story arc of the characters.  Theon’s hotdog, ah!  We’re also so(…)

French Would Teach: Yelle

French Would Teach: Yelle

I was searching furiously for a video clip that would help me teach my students breakfast-related vocab words and I came across the French band Yelle. I found a simple interview that takes place in an American-themed diner in Paris. In it, Julie Budet, lead singer of the group, talks about the first time she(…)

Worth Your Viewing Pleasure: The Carrie Diaries

Worth Your Viewing Pleasure: The Carrie Diaries

It’s true, I cringed at the sight of the first ad I saw of The Carrie Diaires.  It just seemed like too much to live up to, and so often prequels are a just a distant shadow of the O.G.  There’s also the fact that the show was a creation of the CW – this(…)

Etsy Finds: Hermosa Vintage, You’re Blowing My Mind

Etsy Finds: Hermosa Vintage, You’re Blowing My Mind

If you’re an aficionado of Coogi sweaters, Starter jackets, Cazal frames or ’80s/’90s hip hop…Hermosa Vintage will likely blow your mind as it did mine. With an Etsy page that looks like Mr. MFN eXquire‘s closet exploded all over it, the colors and patterns of this little collection are mind-bogglingly awesome. As is the luck(…)

Onra’s Serving Up Some ’80s R&B Realness

Onra’s Serving Up Some ’80s R&B Realness

It’s been building for a while, but the music world seems to be deep in the throes of an ’80s throwback moment. I blame/thank Drive and its accompanying soundtrack for kicking it into high gear (pun intended). Kids these days are so into these old school sounds that when I played an old Atlantic Starr(…)

Computer Love: Our Favorite Links of the Week

  BLAZING HOT: The hallucination-inducing hilarity that is Funkmaster Flex debuting Hov+Yeezy’s “Otis” – it takes 22 minutes! Fleet Foxes covering Whitney Houston. We’ll dance with y’all! Opening Ceremony x Soludos espadrilles – only $35! Snatch em! Fallon x Timberlake x Roots = History of Rap Part 2. You can’t not love this. Emma Watson(…)