#114 Nickelodeon Magazine And Disney Adventures Were Top Tier Reading Material.

When we were kids, there were very few forms of words & illustrations bound together on pieces of paper that really appealed to us. Besides Where’s Waldo and comic books, there were two other very well liked exceptions. Nickelodeon Magazine & Disney Adventures were two things that 90s kids really enjoyed. Nickelodeon Magazine ran a commercial that must’ve aired at every single  break (see below), because it’s forever embedded in plenty of our brains. Anyway, these magazines featured content that we found interesting during that time period. See, nowadays we’re more likely to read magazines with content covering celebrity gossip, fashion, sports or things of that nature. Back then we got our thrills from Nickelodeon Magazine’s comics, pranks, posters, interviews, recipes, non-fiction articles and general humor. The coolest thing about ‘em was the fact that they didn’t strictly contain things only associated with their network; they covered all sorts of topics a kid could relate to! Meanwhile, Disney Adventures managed to capture the entertaining/fun aspects that Nickelodeon Magazine had, while adding some educational material in addition. So, we learned a few things and got the take pleasure in the puzzle games, entertainment news, fun facts (a section called: Weird Yet True) and a sports guide, created by ESPN. While both magazines have met their demise, they put together strong runs that managed to live on past our childhoods. If you have the slightest hoarding tendencies, surely you’ve got some of these magazines lying around somewhere.

OK, who else has seen this Nickelodeon Magazine commercial below SO MANY times that you can still recite nearly every word, verbatim? Nostalgia at its finest!


14 responses to “#114 Nickelodeon Magazine And Disney Adventures Were Top Tier Reading Material.

  1. I used to cop a copy of Disney Adventures every time I went to the supermarket. Hell, I forced my mom to go to supermarkets who carried the mag. Good times.

  2. Brings back memories! The year I finally got a subscription to Nickelodeon Magazine, I remember making TONS of “Nickelodeon Magazine Please” signs to hang up all over my house. I think someone got the hint when I was given a subscription as a Christmas gift.

  3. i feel like we’re forgetting a very important member of the 90s kids magazine collection… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GbaFAF7iME

  4. In addition to those two publications, you could always find me delving into an issue of Highlights in waiting rooms. 🙂 And yes, I do remember that commercial! Seriously must have shown it at every break, like you said!

  5. i was born in 1999 but i still remember seeing that commercial

  6. I used to live for the day that these magazine would appear in my mailbox. I remember the day I found out that my mom had stopped paying for the subscriptions; I freaked out, lol.

    • Haha. I was just thinking about the day we stopped getting them as well. I still have old copies of both Nick and Disney Adventures. Good times…

  7. I’m so sad they stopped making Nickelodeon Magazines!! I still have all my copies in my closet and I break ’em out sometimes when i’m feeling nostalgic. Oh childhood

  8. i never got into the magazines never had money to get them

  9. 6 issues for $9.97….why do I remember this?! Sports Illustrated for Kids was a pretty epic magazine too.

  10. U left out Garfield books and Nintendo mag

  11. I similar your expressive style of writing,
    proceed it up fellow.

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