Hipsters exhibit a nostalgia for the past that echoes right-leaning political movements around the world.
Being nostalgic about the past is linked to optimism about the future.
As retro video games become more popular, research suggests players could be looking for nostalgia – and the psychological benefits it brings.
In the age of rampant consumerism, there is nonetheless an odd nostalgia for socialist regimes and symbols. What does it mean?
Research on the relationship between mascots and fandom shows just how tricky it is to truly eradicate a mascot from a region's collective identity.
Why is there so much consumer interest in recreating Christmas dinners from the past?
Being misty-eyed about a perfect Christmas past will do you little good.
Stranger Things is re-writing the 'reference' book on homage and intertextuality.
An academic article that asserted the benefits of colonialism caused an outcry and resulted in calls for its removal. A post-colonial expert explains why.
There are two types of nostalgia. One promotes resilience and personal growth, while the other can lead to an obsessive quest to escape the present.
Twin Peaks has just hit our streaming services, again, alongside reboots of the X-Files, Gilmore Girls, and more. But, despite our nostalgia, they'll never revive the specific time they were born in.
The Star Wars saga is interlinked with its merchandising success.
We need to look beyond the music industry to understand the rise of the comeback.
Nokia's decision to revise an old mobile phone classic should appeal to a movement of people who prefer to play with the older technologies.
We all need a little trip to La La Land.
The 'hero' of one year can prove to be the villain of later ones.
The V&A’s current exhibition, Revolution, highlights that all is not rosy from the vantage point of 2016.
Joe Corré's stunt to end the Punk.London celebrations by torching lots of punk stuff misunderstands the movement completely.
If our politicians are really concerned about the future, they've got a funny way of talking about it.
Some troops in the American Civil War were struck down by clinical nostalgia.