Something about the flipping of the calendar makes me a bit panicky to be honest, much like when birthdays roll around and I start remembering that things like 1993 was TWO DECADES AGO.
::breathes into paper bag::
Which is why I was slightly, oh…overcome? when I stumbled upon this gem. Someone dug up the Total Request Live photobooth archives.
TRL? Carson Daly? Screaming Teens? Days when MTV played music and stuff? Thank god for the Internet, y’all. I have to admit that this is slightly, err, after my time, but I like pretending otherwise when I see pictures like this of AJ McLean of The Backstreet Boys:
And Brendan Fraser before the world realized how much they hate him:
And! And! A pre-head-shave Britney! You guys, she may even be wearing a denim formal wear get-up here! I see a choker! Which is indicative!
ZOMG Claire Danes and Ben Lee (GOD, WHY NOT JORDAN CATALANO, WHYYYYYYY):
So, wait, did that work? Are we all feeling younger? Maybe I’ll feel it after I have my third cup of coffee and touch up my gray roots and google this new Boy Band that my kids won’t stop talking about.