21 Awkward Vintage News Stories - Lists

21 Awkward Vintage News Stories

Here’s a look at some of the gems that ran in the “Miscellany” column in issues of TIME from the 1920s and 1930s. Shining a spotlight on everyday people who do stupid stuff...
Play On Words - Kids

Play On Words

“I was looking at old pictures of my brother’s elementary school play when I noticed something…”

(via source)

Duct Tales - Recreations

Duct Tales

“My big sister and I, 21 years later… my diapers had to be duct taped because I would take them off.”

(submitted by Lillian)

Turn Back Time - Halloween

Turn Back Time

For my friends dress up  8th birthday party, my mum made me a Cher costume out of a stocking, two material strips and not much else…… I wish I could turn back time.

(submitted by Hayley in Australia)

Shaving Is Cool - School Photos

Shaving Is Cool

“On the morning of my first grade picture day, I thought it’d be cool to shave my face like my dad. He gave me a fake razor but when he left the room I used his real one and went right over my brows. Makes for a great memory at least!”

(via source)

Patriot Games - Halloween

Patriot Games

“My friend just posted this on his Facebook for Throwback Thursday.”

(via source)

The Vending Machine - Halloween

The Vending Machine

“So last year my kid wanted to be a mailbox for Halloween. This year, he wanted to be a vending machine. Here are the results…”

(via source)

Burning Down The House - Kids

Burning Down The House

“My favorite picture of me as a kid.”

(via source)

Try Pot - Vacation

Try Pot

“This is me, front center with my sisters and two cousins visiting a ginger factory… We didn’t try the drugs as suggested.”

(submitted by Marissa in Australia)

Count Dadula - Halloween

Count Dadula

“Our dad always went as Dracula for Halloween.  This particular year he decided to go for the Oscar!”

(submitted by Carlo)