Twitter Thread About Napster Inspires Millennial Nostalgia

Some of our younger readers may not understand the ecstasy and agony of illegally downloading music on Napster. And that’s okay. But for some of us, the criminal offense was central to formative memories. I remember downloading deceptively titled tracks in my middle school Drama classroom, hovered over the desktop while my teacher got the …
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Video of Matrix Fans Waiting to See ‘Reloaded’ Is a Beautifully Cringey Glimpse at the Early Aughts

As was the case for many older millennials, my cousin and I were intensely obsessed with The Matrix. We’d dress up and recite lines from the 1999 action film, writhing as we pretended to dodge bullets. We also learned that wearing sunglasses indoors can lead to injuries, but as tweens we didn’t really care. We …
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15+ Nostalgic Tweets That Remember McDonald’s In Its Former Glory

Internet users seem to really love indulging their nostalgic sides. Hot off the heels of the «We used to be a country» Twitter meme, user @lolennui has taken the site down a walk down McDonald’s memory lane with the help of the sites many wistful fast food fans.  this is what they took from you …
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Absurd Twitter Meme Dunks On Nonsensical Nostalgia Post

Almost everyone starts to feel nostalgia as they get older. It’s only natural to yearn for times when life seemed a little more enjoyable, so long as we’re reminiscing about when the N64 got released and not trying to make a strange, reactionary point about how our national values have gone downhill.  Unfortunately, @DarnelSugarfoo seemed …
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Nostalgic Twitter Users Look Back At How People Entertained Themselves Before Texting

It’s amazing how far communication technology has come in our lifetimes. It seems like one day, you’re waiting for your crush to come on AIM in the family computer room and the next, you’re being tormented by the WhatsApp refresh notification as you wait for a text back.  It’s fair to say that many of …
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Dismal Tweets That Really Sum Up the Millennial Experience

Generation Y gets a lot of sh*t constantly for supposedly being lazy, entitled and easily offended. Are these things actually true? The answer to that is of course subjective, but if you’re a Millennial then you’ll know that stereotypes about us tend to be a bit (or a lot) overplayed, and these tweets make light …
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A Humble Offering of Mood-Enhancing Memes

TGIF, friends and frenemies. Another Friday on planet Earth. The joy people feel on the last day of the classic workweek can be palpable. But it can also be a reminder of how we’re chained to this grueling, robot-like schedule by capitalism and forced to take enjoyment whenever we can get it. Which for some …
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A Nostalgia-Tinged Thread About Obsolete Tech for Millennials Who Want to Feel Old

Seems like just yesterday I was playing snake on my indestructible Nokia 3310 and asking my parents to buy me a clear glacier GameBoy Advance. Now they’re literally putting Microsoft Zunes and iMac G3s in museums. If you needed another reason to feel old, this Twitter thread full of nostalgic pictures of old tech will …
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20+ of the Best Coming of Age Movies Ever

Everyone has to grow up. It’s one of the few experiences we all share, no matter where we’re from or how our backgrounds might differ. It’s no wonder some of the most beloved films of all time are coming-of-age stories that deeply resonate with youth and wistful adults alike. The 400 Blows came out in …
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20+ Memes That May Trigger Millennial Nostalgia

There’s a quote from The Office that never fails to hit me in the feels. In the show’s finale, Andy Bernard (Ed Helms) wistfully says «I wish there was a way to know you were in the good old days before you actually left them.» For some people, the good old days were before any adult responsibilities. …
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