Monthly Archives: May 2014

Guilt-Free 3 – 90s TigerBeat/Bop Edition


“Where have you been?!” you ask?

Well, I’ve been baking a baby. 🙂 I found out I’m pregnant on March 3 and then I was sick for two months, and now my libido is back and it’s time for a new Guilt-Free 3!

We all read TigerBeat and Bop and Teen Beat and 16 magazine (well, we did if we were teenage girls or young gay men) and some of us (ahem me) bought them well into my late teens with some sort of transparent remark in the checkout line about how I was picking it up for my little sister (which I do not have). Holy parentheses.  Do you remember the joy we all experienced when it was a “Super Special Issue”?


But who am I kidding? When the Backstreet Boys are on the cover and you haven’t gotten a new Nick Pic in a week, you’ll sacrifice your dignity and pick up a teenybopper magazine even if you’re 17 19 21.  Shut up.

So here’s a Guilt-Free 3 dedicated to the beauty that was the Boys of Teenybopper Magazines. I’ll exclude boybands because OBVIOUSLY they would have dominated this thing, and because there were so many classy, beautiful young men in the 90s, I’ll even throw in some honorable mentions.

PLEASE NOTE:  This makes me feel like a pedophile at 29 years old, and HOLY BOWL CUTS.

#1 – Jonathan Brandis


#2 – Jonathan Taylor Thomas (JTT)


#3 –  Joey Lawrence


Honorable Mention #1 – Andrew Keegan


Honorable Mention #2 – Devon Sawa


Honorable Mention #3 – Rider Strong



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