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Before They Were Famous: Mark Ruffalo in 80s Clearasil Commercial

Before Mark Ruffalo was famous (for being that famous actor whose name people always forget) He was but a simple commercial actor. This is a commercial he did back in the 80s which is either for a zit medication pad or an attempt the get into the Guinness Book of World Records for saying “Zap” the most times in 30 seconds. Either way, enjoy.

Watch Emma Stone audition for The New Partridge Family by singing ‘Bitch’

Back in 2005 re-hashing old television shows and movies with “Reboots” wasn’t as prevalent as it is in Hollywood now 10 years later (oh yeah, 2005 was 10 years ago. Deal with it!). However, they were scratching the surface of trying to re-invent or re-imagine popular TV shows and movies from the past for a quick buck. Enter: The New Partridge Family. The Partridge Family was a very popular show back in the 70s so why not re-create it with a movie? Well because they already did that with the Brady Bunch nearly 10 years earlier. Who said that? Oh shit, it was me. I gotta stop doing peyote while I write these things. Anyway, granted the idea to reboot old 70s shows into new shows and movies had been done, but this is where VH1 (the network in charge of The New Partridge Family) took it one step further. Have a reality/talent show to find the cast! How can this fail?! So they did. It didn’t work as the show never really found an …

Can we stop doing this now?: Our 1000th Post!

Normally you check out The Nostalgia Blog to get a half-assed summary of some obscure pop culture reference from your childhood…or you are an advertising robot who is promoting some very random product in our comment section. Either way we want to say a huge THANK YOU to all of our readers! We really enjoy writing this blog and although we might not be putting out as much content as we have in the past (I mean what the hell happened to our Throwback Thursday videos?) we will keep on writing if you keep on reading. A special thanks to sites like The Credible Hulk who promote the shit out of our posts weekly. We really appreciate that. Thanks again for the all the support and please like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter and check out our YouTube page (before it gets shut down for another year and a half…that was fun).

Hollywood Hunks Before They Were Hunks

Can you believe that was George Clooney… Here is collection of Hollywood Hunks during their not-so-attractive years. It gives me hope that one day I too will mature and get better looking with age. The Rock once had a fetish for fanny packs and an awful hair cut Ryan Reynolds sporting a 90s douche-bag goat and dippity-do spiked look. Channing Tatum in….I don’t know what this look is? Yep, this is Ryan Seacrest. Seriously… and Jon Hamm from his dating TV show appearance.