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Surviving Social features entertainment and lifestyle articles aimed at making you laugh, making you think, teaching you things, and keeping people in their 30s and beyond socially engaged, occupied, and relevant well into their adult lives. From nostalgia and reviews to technology and drink recipes, my goal is to remind you that, while you may be older and have less free time, your life doesn’t have to stop being interesting once you leave your 20s.
Although the concept of jingles goes back to the early days of radio, no one did it quite as well as brands in the 90s
I remember the Christmas that I got my farting Stimpy doll
To add to my list of leftover chicken dishes, here is a super easy, super delicious take on a BBQ chicken pizza.
There’s nothing like two slices of toasted bread surrounding a piled-high mound of chicken salad on a hot summer day
This Indian spiced baked cauliflower recipe is a healthy, spicy, salty, filling dish that can work as a side dish or entree equally well.
What’s done is done and it’s time to find out what we’re going to do tomorrow.
Just because we strive for a balance between work and life doesn’t make us bad people.
Discovery Zone was THE most fun place imaginable to get out all of your pent up childhood aggression with minimal adult supervision.
Whenever I found myself in a new place, the first step was forging a cast of characters to go on adventures with, laugh with, argue with, and talk incessantly about stupid and interesting things.
Under Siege is an exciting action romp about a former Navy SEAL turned cook who stops a gang of terrorists who seize control of a US Navy battleship
While normally I’m a die-hard carnivore, these garlicky, cheesy, delicious parmesan zucchini cakes are the perfect dinner to add a little variety to your weeknight meal plans.
A film about a 17 year old girl and her misfit siblings as they try to survive a summer without their mother
Whether you have specific memories attached to the films themselves or you’re just looking to hear a long-forgotten tune, you owe it to yourself to check out these quintessential 90s movie soundtracks.
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Reality Bites is a film that takes a wholeheartedly unpretentious look at the 20-something lifestyle
Unboxing, reactions, and review for the new Spring 2017 Nick Box subscription service
That time when McDonalds’ advertisers came up with a fascinating wish fulfillment commercial campaign of their own: McWorld
Just like how the array of primary colors wouldn’t be the same without blue, the holy trinity of candy flavors cannot survive without lime.
If submitting to the expectations of our surroundings means growing up, I’ll try wholeheartedly to refuse.
The 90s were a time of rebellion and cultural chaos, as anti-fashion dogmas and a casual, relaxed, “anything goes” kind of fashion emerged.