80′s

Bang Your Head

Mousse is communal in this household.

(submitted by Mick)

In Family Portrait • April 30th, 2013 • 6 Comments »

Behind The Awkwardness: Twins

“This is a photo of my sister and me, taken around 1991 (she is on the right, I’m on the left). I remember being incredibly grumpy that day, as I loathed getting our photos taken for three reasons:

1.) I had to sleep in uncomfortable curlers the night before, which always made for a poor night’s rest.
2.) I hated being dressed as twins, especially since my sister and I are not twins.

3.) Wearing identical “Spumoni” sweatshirts: Spumoni was a line of clothing from the late eighties that appealed to young girls with its screen-print overkill: it utilized repetitive patterns of dogs, cats, flowers, and bows–resplendently displayed as puffy white vinyl designs. While I had been fine wearing this sweatshirt two years before, donning this again at eleven did not hold the same charm as it once did, and thus walking through the mall to the Sears Portrait Studio felt like a death march. However, I am sure my mother believed that my sister and I were simply darling in our matching attire with complimenting curls, so this photo bears witness to that crappy day so long ago.

(submitted by Brenna)

In Behind The Awkwardness • October 10th, 2011 • 51 Comments »

Saturday Night Special: Futurama

Don’t look back.

(submitted by Adam)

In *AFP Hall Of Fame* • September 17th, 2011 • 43 Comments »

The Hat-Trick

The holy trinity of awkwardness– denim,  mustache, and mullets.

(submitted by Nick)

In Family Portrait • August 19th, 2011 • 51 Comments »

Bedazzler

Just because it’s the clarinet doesn’t mean you can’t shine.

(submitted by Mark)

In *AFP Hall Of Fame* • July 30th, 2011 • 62 Comments »