It doesn't matter who it is: a right-wing whack job, a perpetually high hippie, a hipster with a wardrobe full of turtlenecks -- without fail everyone of them has preached about wanting to live in a different era.

Because for whatever reason -- drugs, Hollywood, old Playboys -- a lot of people are under the impression that the past was way, way better than the world we live in now. But a simple look at the facts prove otherwise. Or, you know, you could just check out all these cool looking pictures we asked AuntieMeme to put together for us. Yeah, do that.

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