00s

The Eerie Truth Behind The Glitzy Murders Of "Chicago"

The modern retelling of the famous murder trials of 1924 showcases the scandal and corruption of Chicago during the Jazz age when everything was cast under a limelight. The 2002 musical remake of the 1927 silent film of the same name, Chicago, kept many of the details from its original onscreen plot, but how much of this is true to life?What's In A Name?GQTo begin with, the names were clearly written to sound more interesting. While Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart are great names for cabaret dancers, they are obviously not the real monikers of the women responsible

90s

8 Smells That Will Make You Close Your Eyes And Think It's The '90s Again

They say your sense of smell is the most powerful sense you have, and that it can trigger memories that have been locked away for decades. Well, you can't smell through your computer screen (yet), but take a look at some of these pictures and see if you are drawn back to a time of *NSYNC and Sunday morning cartoons!Remember the first time you opened a pack of Bubble Tape? Just breathe in that sweet aroma...YouTubeOh man! This slimy, weird "toy" was all the rage, but can you remember what it smelled like? Especially after it fell behind

Retro

6 Facts About The Man Who Was Definitely In Your Favorite Movie

Chances are, you have seen actor Bob Hoskins. In fact, the odds are good that you have seen him in a ton of your favorite films over the years. Hoskins was an incredible actor with a history of working on stage with famous plays in leading roles, and was able to lift up any story line with only a side part. He passed away in 2014, but his death is still given a tribute year after year by fans loyal to his brilliant characters.Whether he was on or off the screen, Hoskins had a larger-than-life personality that translated into

90s

Woody Allen Married His 27-Year-Old Step-Daughter Because "The Heart Wants What It Wants"

While being known as one of the greatest filmmakers of all time, Woody Allen has led a life of both triumph, and shame.The acclaimed writer, actor, and producer faced a public backlash like no other when his marriage to Mia Farrow began to fall apart at the seams, bringing forward accusations that shook the reputation of the once-beloved Hollywood icon.New York TimesWhile both Allen and Farrow were dating (the pair were never formally married), they shared custody over their biological child, Satchel, and two adopted children, Dylan and Moshe.At the time of their relationship, Farrow had five

90s

The Cast Of 'Hook' Clearly Left Never Never Land Because Now They're All Grown Up

This was one of my favorite films growing up and is definitely the best adaptation from the original Peter Pan story! What happens when the boy who never grows up decides to settle down and start a family?Turns out he gets pretty uptight, but then again, if you spent your whole life lounging with mermaids and fighting pirates, being a lawyer might knock you down a peg. Since the movie came out in 1991, the stars of this magical rescue story have had some pretty wild adventures of their own. But they can always be found in that place

90s

There's A True Story Behind "The Notebook" And It'll Melt Your Heart

We all have seen the heart-wrenching masterpiece that is The Notebook. It's a story set across decades that proves that love remains firmly rooted in the hearts of those that never let go of the ones that they truly care for. We all wish we had lived out the romantic lives of Noah and Allie, but as it turns out, the story itself is based on two lovebirds very near and dear to the author, Nicholas Sparks. The plot of steadfast love was based on the author's grandparents-in-law, when he saw how doting they still were to one another after

90s

6 Things About "Good Will Hunting" That You Can't Just Read In A Book

By now, if you haven't seen this incredibly witty and emotional classic film you've either been living under a rock, or are too much of a genius to have ever left the library. But either way, don't worry. It's not your fault. The character drama about a boy genius who is making his way through life in Boston has had an unbelievably strong pull on audiences for the past three decades. Whether it was because of the lovable debut of screenwriters Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, the gripping performance by Robin Williams, or the narrative around a prodigy who has

90s

9 Toys From The 90s You Can Still Buy, Because You're A Damn Adult

Just for a moment, try to remember Christmastime in the 20th century...It was a simpler time, where it wasn't about just about getting the most up-to-date gadget, or the latest trending item. It was about waking up on Christmas morning and seeing that one gift you asked for under the tree. Let's see if these popular gifts were the ones you hoped for on those Christmases long ago!1990: Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesYouTubeFollowing the release of their wildly popular movie, these action figures were all the rage when we were growing up. The live-action turtles are a little hard

90s

5 Things We Learned From Vanilla Ice's Book That Proves He Rocked The Mic Like A Vandal

We all know the verses of his insanely catchy signature tune, but what else do we really know about the rapper-turned-reality TV star, and the things that make him tick? It turns out, he published a book on his private thoughts and his motivations back in 1991, and it explains a lot about the man who has self-professed that "to the extreme, I rock a mic like a vandal."Let's take a look at the secret life of Robert Van Winkle, a.k.a. Vanilla Ice!The man cuts his own hairMCenterThat's right, the classic pompadour that so many of

90s

5 Facts About Melissa Joan Hart's Other Show That You Need Clarissa To Explain To You

Everyone seems to know Melissa Joan Hart from her spell-casting role in Sabrina the Teenage Witch. But truth be told, she should be getting mad props for her hilarious performance in this cult classic 90s show. Clarissa Explains It All had it all, witty performance humor, cool video effects, and it was one of the first shows that young girls could relate to as they were finding their way in the world. So check out these facts on the show that you've likely forgot and get ready to fall in love with this child starlet all over again. Just do