nostalgia

Meet the Hacky Sack Packs Determined to Bring Hacky Sack Back

In the late ’90s, you couldn’t find an open patch of grass in Montreal without at least one circle of guys kicking a small woven…

‘The Lion King’: Why Do We Keep Redoing All These Fucking Movies?

A few weeks ago, I was in the Bay Area watching the St. Louis Cardinals take on the San Francisco Giants. Unbeknownst to me, it…

Dispatches From One of the Last Wet T-Shirt Contests in America

I’ve been named runner-up in a hula hoop competition at Willie’s Tavern, a roadside biker bar in Southern Oregon, which combined with above-average finishes in…

Millennial Women on the Importance of the Peen Scene in ‘Now and Then’

I don’t remember much from growing up with four sisters, but I do have one very clear memory: It’s 1997, I’m 9 years old, and…