More articles about: nostalgia

 
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A site of battles and in more peaceful times, a location of leisure
The Manila Bay used to be an integral part of the country’s capital, serving both as a strategic advantage during times of war and as a scenic view during more peaceful times. With an area of almost 770 square miles and a coastline of ...
 
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The legendary live music tambayan is back.
It was an iconic site, with the rock guitar signage hanging high above the Glorietta building, where the cool kids of the '80s and '90s came to listen, eat, and definitely drink. With celebrities less accessible before the time of Instagram, many ...
 
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The Eraserheads' first album will be released on vinyl as a limited run of 2,500 copies.
If you're one of the many Eraserheads fans who expressed their wish for a 25th anniversary vinyl reissue of Ultraelectromagneticpop!, you've been heard. The band has confirmed that production is ongoing for the remastered vinyl, to be released in a limited run of ...
 
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A tribute to the peeps who grew up in the '90s
Do you remember headbanging to Pearl Jam, drinking until 4 a.m., waking up five hours later for an exam, and then celebrating with friends after with some Red Horse and sisig? We do—and it was glorious. Back in college and during our early 20s, ...
 
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Christmas just got sweeter.
Many, many years ago, someone thought it would be a good idea to put chocolate and peanuts together. Years later, another person took that idea and came up with Choc-Nut.Choc-Nut is a thumb-sized brick of crushed peanut, cocoa powder, and cane sugar; it ...
 
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The COD Christmas display is now coming home to Cubao.
As a child growing up in Quezon City, one of the highlights of every Christmas was the annual family trip to the Manila COD Department store to watch the display on the facade of the department store. Each year, they came out with ...
 
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Awesome illustrations that will fill you with nostalgia
Check out these really cool illustrations of car models that are still around today, and their evolution through the years. Executive editor Dinzo Tabamo is in touch with Luke Doyle, a digital PR executive from NeoMam Studios, and the latter shared these ...
 
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It's from 1958.
According to diehard Land Rover enthusiasts, 75 percent of all old Land Rovers ever produced are still running today. If you find that hard to believe, there is one Series II that surfaced recently that makes that claim quite believable.This is a ...
 
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The lady hasn't lost her appeal.
Dawn Zulueta has been blessing our Instagram feed with sizzling throwback pictures from her younger years and we're not complaining.The ageless 49-year-old beauty's #WaybackWednesday and #ThrowbackThursday posts are the ultimate trip down memory lane, especially for the many of us who adored her ...
 
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Unless you expected a trip down memory lane tinged with a lot of darkness.
Nostalgia is one hell of a drug.It was, Lourd de Veyra reminds us in a short essay in the souvenir program for Ang Huling El Bimbo, once classified as a medical condition. Etymology tells us that it comes from the Greek words ...
 
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We always knew our diecast model cars would fetch upwards of Php5,000 one day!
Quick: Name three discontinued Magnolia Frozen Delights. Or the most obscure G.I. Joe figure in your toy collection. Or a forgotten softdrink brand.I knew a guy who used these as bonus test questions for the college students he was teaching. “My parents ...
 
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It had everything great in the '90s, including hair.
What do you tell people when they ask about Burger Machine? Some people would talk about like it was just another street side food stall, but others would speak of it in the past sense. They would go on and on about ...
 
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The name "Closet Clown" does kind of give it away.
Any '90s kid who grew up watching Rocko's Modern Life knows that it wasn't just a show for kids. The Nickelodeon series was peppered with PG-13 references—a parent watching this show could chuckle at things flying far over their child's head, while their kid would have ...
 
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Though the elite lived in luxury, the poor lived outside the walls.
The walled city of Intramuros, Latin for “within the walls,” was the precursor of modern-day Manila. During its heyday, the city was the center of life: business, politics, religion, education, and everything in between.One of two plazas in the city, Plaza de ...
 
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Childhood ruined
You watch your weekend cartoons, marvel at the moral at the end of every movie, sing the catchy songs up to adulthood, but many of these shows and films that we once loved hid a lot of racial stereotypes underneath the innocent ...
 
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And yes, he personally tests every challenge.
Marc Summers has been busy for the past 30 years. He helped discover Guy Fieri, the Mayor of Flavortown, on The Next Food Network Star. He opened up about his journey with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in a documentary called On Your Marc. But for most ...
 
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Too much?
Advertisements have the strange power to get in your head and stay there. (Raise your hand if you're still trying to get Alice Dixson's "I can feel it" out of your mind.) Whether it's a TV commercial, a few words on a billboard, ...
 
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Think our modern men could give them a run for their money?
The Internet is littered with lists, from the best-tasting french fries, to the most beautiful actresses from Israel, to the most amazing white beaches in the Philippines. It feels like a new phenomenon, all these lists. We try to curate the vastness of ...
 
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Very not woke.
There are things that we did in the past that we can't get away with today: calling Pluto a (non-dwarf) planet, Mickey Rooney's exotic Asian photographer in Breakfast at Tiffany's, all the jokes in Rush Hour 1. Political correctness wasn't a thing ...
 
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"Don't Go Breaking My Heart" is the group's first single in five years.
All these reboots and reunions and revamps—it's a parade of nostalgia, and just as I don't think I can handle anymore, the news drops: The Boys are back in town. And by The Boys, I mean the Backstreet ones. And by town, ...
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