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Teenage Angst in 16 Candles: Exposing the Internalized Self

It doesn’t matter the decade; Teenage angst has always been a prevalent factor in the development of teenagers. Adolescents are crafted and molded by the era they live within, thereby formulating a generation of ideologies about life. 1,819 more words


I'll Be Home for Christmas...

The complexity of feelings I am experiencing overwhelms me. This is my first Christmas since my wife of 28 years and I ended our marriage last April. 484 more words

Midlife Crisis

Shake the Scene: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)

The Scene: “You’re Going The Wrong Way!”

Why We Love This Scene: Planes, Trains and Automobiles is quite possibly one of those underrated comedy masterpieces. 504 more words

Shake The Scene

Old School Review: 16 Candles

That’s why they call them crushes, if they didn’t hurt they’d be called something else.

Now that’s wisdom! If someone had told me this years ago it would have saved me a lot of pain and heartache. 326 more words


Freedom’s Just Another Word for a Complete Lack of Parenting: Kesha - “Tik Tok”

We start out with some skeezy-looking girl waking up in a bathtub, and it’s clear that she’s not really sure where she might be. (Don’t start judging at this point. 1,544 more words