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Musical moments by John Hughes

I grew up watching John Hughes movies. For anyone else who had the privilege of being born in the same generation as I did, you’ll understand when I say that his films unequivocally contributed to the soundtrack of my life. 399 more words

This Weekend Around Oak Park

Snapchat has slowly become my favorite social media app to use, which led me to think about all of these websites/apps and how they’ve evolved over time. 730 more words


That Other John Hughes Film

This past weekend I watched “16 Candles” for the very first time…

Listen friends, I know it’s been 13 years, but lemme tell you what I remember about being 16: 58 more words


An Analysis of the Ending Scene of Sixteen Candles (1984)

The final scene of the 1984 John Hughes film Sixteen Candles is a textbook example of the ending of a romantic comedy film, albeit a TEEN romantic comedy film. 739 more words

16 Candles X2 plus a little change

Sooo…..it’s my birthday. Why are birthdays so weird when you’re old?? We need to take it back to your 6th, 7th, and 8th birthday, where there are no expectations. 366 more words

This Tribute to '80s Teen Movies Will Make You Yearn for Simpler Times

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Breakfast Club, YouTube creator Robert Jones put together an incredible tribute to ’80s teen films, including Sixteen Candles… 106 more words