I was in 4th grade when Hanson became the center of my universe.
I was chubby and at the prime of my awkward stage (which lasted longer than most people’s, I might add). I lived in either jorts or biker shorts, oversized Looney Tunes t-shirts, and I was the frazzled single mother of approximately 7 tamagotchis.
My entire room was wallpapered with posters of Taylor, Zac, and Isaac and I may or may not have kissed them goodnight more than once.
Zac was my favorite for three reasons. First, he was so cute. Second, Tiger Beat always portrayed him as the most fun brother. Third, I was realistic. Taylor was too old for me (he was 14) and Isaac was so unfortunate looking.
It also stole 90 minutes of my life as I continued to watch Hanson YouTube videos. Those videos on the sidebar always leave me wanting “just one more.” But really, why wouldn’t I want to watch 20+ Hanson music videos and Where are They Now-ish interviews? Especially because now, they look like this: