Clothing that makes a comeback either looked pretty good to begin with or someone’s created a better-looking version of something that didn’t look great. But the truth is that most things that people wore in the past are hideous and, if you don’t believe me, go out on the street right now and tell me how many people you’d sleep with if you couldn’t see anything about them except their outfits.
8. Developing Film
First, you had to be much pickier about what you captured on film. When you only got 24 or 36 pictures in a roll, you weren’t about to waste a photo on your cousin putting string beans up her nose.
Second, you had no idea what a photo looked like, and there was a good chance everyone had their eyes closed or the person taking the photo put their finger in the picture.
Third, you had to pay money to see your photos and you had to go to a place to get them developed. Sometimes, you’d save up a number of rolls so you wouldn’t have to make a bunch of trips and you’d end up waiting a whole year to see that picture of your cousin with the string beans up her nose that you decided to take after all. And you’d get that photo back and you’d look at it and think, “I’ve wasted my life.”
9. The Radio
Now if you have a song in your head and you want to hear it, you can hear it. Hell, you can listen to it a thousand times on repeat if you wanted. With the radio, if you had a song in your head, that was usually where it stayed.