The Test of Time: The ‘Salute Your Shorts’ Theme Song
Sep09

The Test of Time: The ‘Salute Your Shorts’ Theme Song

We’re trying out a new column here at RB and it’s called The Test of Time. We’ll be periodically looking at things from the past – notably our collective childhood in the early 1990’s – and determining whether the fond memories for those things are deserved or just rooted in nostalgia. These things might be video games, TV shows, clothing fads, or pogs (spoiler alert, I still don’t get pogs)....

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Man’s Nostalgia for ’90s Turns Into Disdain 31 Seconds Into ‘Fuller House’
Mar02

Man’s Nostalgia for ’90s Turns Into Disdain 31 Seconds Into ‘Fuller House’

TRENTON, N.J. – Matt Kemper, 32, is rummaging through his belongings on a cold winter afternoon. The storage shed his father converted into a rumpus room for him and his friends in middle school still houses treasures from his childhood. “It’s all meaningless now,” Kemper says, half-heartedly shooting his old Super Soaker until the stream runs out, never bothering to pump it back to full strength. “Garbage.”...

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