Double Dare

What’s On at Flavorpill: The Links That Made the Rounds In Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we had way too much fun looking at the photos from BuzzFeed’s annual Hallowmeme party. We decided that this might be the scariest map of all time — and that we’d like someone to explain to us what the terms “Momo,” “Fouke Monster,” and “Succubi” all mean, stat.… Read More

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’90s Nickelodeon Game Show Hosts: Where Are They Now?

If you’ve switched on a game show in the past year, you might have noticed a serious departure from the traditional “We ask you trivia, you win money” format. No, these days we require our game show contestants to do a little more for that tantalizing grand prize. Fit through holes! Jump on slippery surfaces! Crawl across a Seussian obstacle course in freezing weather! Frankly, it all reminds us of our childhood. Before the major networks caught on to the appeal of high-contact, Japanese-style game shows, Nickelodeon already had an entire line-up of them. From Double Dare to Legends of the Hidden Temple to GUTS, the visceral delight of seeing mystery gunk being dumped on hapless contestants’ heads was a defining feature of 1990s kid television. Which got us thinking — where are our beloved Nick game show hosts now? We’ve tracked them down, after the jump. … Read More

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