As a kid I was borderline obsessed with recording things. I was into multimedia endeavors in a big way. I had my tape recorders, my family’s giant camcorder, and some fairly primitive software to play around with as well.
The upside of this is that I have a TON of preserved record of my childhood with all of my tastes and attempts at expression.
The downside of this is that I have a TON of preserved record of my childhood with all of my tastes and attempts at expression.
Most of it is, how do I put this, the cringiest cringe that ever cringed. And I’m genuinely torn between burning it all in a fire and backing it up forever because of my previously mentioned obsession with all things multimedia.
14. Apology accepted
“My name is Kate and I’m here to say /
I’m unwittingly problematic in a major way…”
13. Baby bat
Hey, at least it looks like you’re having fun.
12. Mood swinging
What really sells this is the editing.
11. Ashlee Simpson phase
Yo, you had a blitz phone?
10. The death of MySpace
Wait? What’s Stickam? [Googling intensifies.]
9. Official Campion
You’re the real winner here, friend.
8. Grunge phase
“Yeah, I’ve seen some stuff. Like water. And rocks. And picturesque pastel riverlines.”
7. Absolutely br00tal
Stay away from this kid, he WILL hit you with that guitar.
Because he can’t see a f*ckin’ thing.
6. The whole package
Hollister at ya boy.
5. Hottest cowgirl fashion
Yeehaw to you, young lady!
4. Ride it
They’re both just like “Who is this? Why is this happening?”
3. Embrace it
You look like a character in a Fry & Laurie sketch, my guy.
2. Recent developments
This kid crawled so that Insta selfies could run.
1. Totally subline
In the end, the only thing we have to cringe is cringe itself.
What was your past self like?
Tell us about ’em in the comments.