Getting the best of you.
Getting the best of you.

Round, Round Up Again: Nostalgia Edition

I'm saying things that I really shouldn't say. (I guess you matter to me.)

Zhandi takes us deep into Nostalgia-ville with this unlikely mega hit from Tracy Chapman. Everyone had this tape — I even caught my parents listening to the one they gave me for Christmas. I bet everyone over the age of thirty... five could do an impromptu singalong, since we all know the words by heart.

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PSA from Ebola (the commenter, not the disease. We hope? I mean, Ebola does have some karma to work off, so this would be a good start.) on how to post gifs on Kinja. Let the emoting commence!

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Keeping it real with the retro, Twizzlers lets us know that a great old movie is streaming on Netflix. If you haven't seen it, do so. Barbara Stanwick smolders right through the Hays Code , and who doesn't want to see the dad from My Three Sons take a darker turn? In Twizz' words, "If you watch this movie for no other reason than to see how Barbara Stanwyck sits in a chair and wields an ankle, that's good enough."

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Sally intherain inspires us with mid century road trip imagery. The roads are open, and the future is here America! It's only up from here and anything is possible.

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We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to remind Backtalk denizens to sign up for next week's round ups. Make a little teapot steam up and shout by volunteering today.

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I'm not entirely sure what's going on here, but I think it's best left to people younger than myself.

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Bajmahal51 is prompted! Write, write, write like you've never written before.

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Zhandi is determined to give us the soundtrack to our youth today. When I was a teen, I had a job at a bakery in the East Village, and I would see Fred Schneider shopping for vinyl at Venus Records on St. Marks every Saturday morning before my shift started. Sadly, I was too shy to approach. The man was serious about his collecting, he would flip through everything. God I miss record stores.

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Can nostalgia contain seeds of deeper nostalgia? Snacktastic gives us 90s indie darlings performing one of the seminal albums of the 20th century.

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Pie! So much pie! Ziggy, darling, I can't offer recipes but I do volunteer my taste buds.

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Sally's had a rough day, so lets give her our hugs, support and good thoughts. This too shall pass.

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Clementine Rountree writes. Thanks for sharing this with us.

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Well, have you? (I confess that I never did care for the Flaming Lips. Thanks for not judging.)

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Chrono tells us of the Pokemon horror. No, seriously, Pokemon horror. How evil would it be to go back in time and replace my little brother's Pokemon cards with these? I wouldn't even have to if he didn't leave them lying around every where! Just kidding, I would be too busy stalking Fred Schneider at Venus Records.

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And with that, I bid you goodnight! Sleep tight. Don't let the demonic Pokemon bite!

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