In Brexit, Economic Reality Competes With Nostalgia for Bygone Days
GRIMSBY, England — There aren’t a lot of fishermen left in this town in North East England, once home to one of the largest fleet of trawlers in Britain. But nostalgia for the fishing industry permeates the place. So the result seemed inevitable when ...
Fear, Nostalgia and Power Drove Evangelicals to Trump: Interview with Evangelical Scholar John Fea
If you were raised in American evangelicalism during the past thirty years, you’ve probably come to associate Jesus with certain character traits. If you’ve had access to a television over this same span, you’ve probably come to associate Donald ...
Inside Nokia’s Super-Fun Feature-Phone Nostalgia Trip
Let’s all agree that this has not been a year of feel-good stories in tech. Whether it’s Facebook privacy or YouTube algorithms, the headlines out of Silicon Valley have been a dismal parade of lapses and letdowns. So let’s take a moment to ...
Time for nostalgia to make its exit
For the past few months, nostalgia has invaded our house like a guest who has overstayed his welcome. The beginning of the visit is pleasant enough, but the novelty soon wears off and the host privately wonders when the interloper is going to make a ...
Fear, Nostalgia and Power Primarily Account for Trump’s Appeal to Evangelicals
In the wake of Donald Trump’s election (and since) many tried to answer the question, “Why would evangelicals support him?” According to the Pew Research Center 81 percent of white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump, an astonishing margin given ...
Unscripted: Mixing novelty and nostalgia - and bringing the dog - on a Disney trip
Last month, my wife and I took a much-needed vacation to Walt Disney World. We’d been there before; many times. But as any repeat Disney visitor will tell you, no two Disney trips are exactly the same. This one, though, was especially different for us.
Why Films Like ‘Ready Player One’ Outpace Hatred For Nostalgia
“Ready Player One,” the new film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the mega-selling sci-fi novel by Ernest Cline, is set in 2045, when most of the wretched, catastrophe-rocked globe is entranced by a massive online simulation called The Oasis.
A Taste of Nostalgia East of the City
Come for the cookies; stay for the nostalgia. A Sweet Affair Bakery has served fresh baked goods and sandwiches to the East Bay since 1984. With piles of sugar sacks and antique diner memorabilia covering the walls, the bakery is something of a time capsule.
Getting Beyond Nostalgia for Reagan or for the New Deal
The Republican agenda has long been shaped by its nostalgia for Ronald Reagan. The Democratic agenda has long been shaped by its nostalgia for Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his New Deal. Donald Trump has shaken up the Republicans with some new approaches.
Popular nostalgia show 'Forever Plaid' comes to Theatre at the Center
Theatre at the Center’s production of “Forever Plaid” features, from left, Yando Lopez, Adam LaSalle, Christopher Ratliff and Matt Edmonds. Saluting throwback vocal-group classics, the show runs May 3 to June 3 in Munster. Theatre at the Center’s ...