70s

10 Blunders You Probably Missed In 'Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory'

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory was a daring endeavor for the 70s. This film was super low budget even for its time. It was created with a $3 million budget, which happened to be funded by Quaker Oats for their own marketing scheme. There are many things you may not have noticed, like how the movie was shot in Germany. Here are some mistakes you may have missed. 10. Charlie's family was basically starving ... but they owned a TV. Oh, and they could also afford electricity and wool for knitting. Wimp9. How Violet came to beIf you're always amazed by

90s

13 Times Ms. Swan Made You Literally Laugh Out Loud

MADTv brought us one of the most timeless sketch comedy characters of all time with Ms. Swan. Alex Borstein brought the character to life during her run on the show, and even though she left in 2002, it's still probably what she's known for best. Ms. Swan is of unknown cultural origin, though all the writers on MADTv insist that she was based off singer Bjork. Ms. Swan had some pretty great sketches, and they all made us laugh out loud. How many do you remember? 1. Ms. Swan Goes To Starbucks2. Ms. Swan At The Candy Store3. Ms. Swan

90s

8 Short-Lived Fads That Were Still Here Too Long

Growing up as a grade school kid during the late 90s and early 00s, I was inundated with a series of fads that seemed to change from year to year. Regardless of what the fad was on any given year, I, like the rest of my classmates, just simply had to have whatever it was. Here are 8 of those fads that you definitely took part in (don't lie).1. Charity Wristbands Being charitable should never be considered a fad, but as a kid growing up in grade school, none of us actually had money to donate to any charities,

Pop Culture

12 Life Lessons Every 90s Kid Learned From Magazines

Who was the on the cover of your favorite issue of J-14? Which quiz do you distinctly remember passing around the table in the cafeteria? Magazines played a huge role in teaching young girls about growing up and offered advice to the questions we were afraid to ask. Now girls have Instagram, blogs, and YouTube to teach them how to do their makeup, offer real life advice and all the celebrity gossip you could possibly imagine. Instead of bloggers, YouTubers and Instagram celebrities we put our trust in Tiger Beat, CosmoGirl and Seventeen to teach us about fashion, answer all

90s

11 Things That Were Totally Normal In The '90s That We Wouldn't Be Caught Dead Doing Now

Growing up in the 90s feels like it was a million years ago. The world has changed so much in a short amount of time that it's sometimes hard to keep track of everything that's different. It changes as we age, but it isn't until you look back that you really see the full extent of the differences. Whether it's how you acted, what you wore, or even just the technology you used, times have really changed. Obviously there are a lot of things that aren't really applicable to your personal interests anymore now that you are grown up, but

90s

12 Facts About Doogie Howser That Will Leave You Blogging About It

Neil Patrick Harris wasn't always known as Barney Stinson from How I Met Your Mother. From 1989 to 1993, Harris was known as Doogie Howser M.D., and he will never live it down. Doogie was a child doctor (no, not a pediatrician) who was dealing with patients and puberty. What a combo. But there are some things about Doogie Howser you probably didn't read about on his blog. 1. The Network Hated Harris and the ShowLions of LibertyABC was not pleased with Neil Patrick Harris as the lead, and they also didn't care for the show in general. But

Pop Culture

'Quantum Leap' Creator Reveals His Plans To Bring The Show Back

One of the greatest shows from the 80s might be coming back and it will finally answer all the questions we have had for decades. Quantum Leap started in 1989 and ran until 1993. After five seasons it ended without Sam ever getting to leap back home. NBCWe have all been wondering for over 20 years what Sam has been doing, but now we may finally have some answers. The series creator, Donald Bellisario, was at the Los Angeles Comic Con over the weekend where he revealed his plans for the show to make a comeback! NBCWe've heard the rumors