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Except Sometimes: Chatting with Molly Ringwald

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Allie Pohl, Ideal Woman (Video)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.15.2013 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

Allie Pohl says, "I have always been interested in why we follow certain cultural trends. For example, the concept of body hair and hair removal. Why do we remove it from some places and add it to others?" Pohl uses irony in her 24 waist, 36 butt, porcelain torsos.

Happy Birthday John Hughes: The Voice of My So-Called 'Lost Generation'

David Aronchick | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment
David Aronchick

For a solid decade, Hughes could do no wrong. Regardless of the commercial success (or lack thereof) of his films, Hughes created a series of classics that an entire generation took ownership of, from The Breakfast Club to 16 Candles to Weird Science.

Hey Girl... Happy Valentine's Day

Jen M.L. | Posted 04.15.2013 | Parents
Jen M.L.

I spent many a Valentine's Day home alone wishing someone would spend his allowance on a ridiculously over-sized teddy bear holding a plush heart that I could perch in the corner of my room as a constant reminder that someone loved me. I've written a letter to that girl.

15 Life Lessons From Teen Movies (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.18.2012 | Teen

When navigating the high school social landscape, there are some important rules that every teenager needs to know. And although there may not be a Su...

The Awkward Days of High School

Leah Singer | Posted 09.10.2012 | Women
Leah Singer

We all felt like we needed to fit into a category à la The Breakfast Club; that we were the outsider looking in from Some Kind of Wonderful.

Molly Ringwald: 'I Drink The Blood Of Kristen Stewart'

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 04.26.2012 | Entertainment

How has '80s star -- everyone's former teenage crush -- Molly Ringwald managed to only get better with age? She drinks Kristen Stewart's blood, of cou...

PHOTOS: Iconic 'Home Alone' House Sold

Posted 03.08.2012 | Chicago

The iconic suburban Chicago home that played a pivotal role in the 1990 John Hughes blockbuster "Home Alone" has sold after nearly a year on the marke...

'Happy Endings': Max And Penny Meet Valet From 'Ferris Bueller'

Posted 05.07.2012 | TV

"Happy Endings" (Wed., 9:30 p.m. EST on ABC) found a way to work a fun cameo seamlessly into their crazy narrative this week in an all-new episode. Wh...

Man Fined For Starting Police Chase For Fun

AP | Posted 04.07.2012 | Crime

BUTTE, Mont. -- A Butte man who told officers he instigated a police chase because he always wanted to try it, found out it'll cost him a $1,000 fine ...

Brat Pack 'Just An Annoying Label'

Posted 12.27.2011 | TV

Being a member of the so-called "Brat Pack" is something Anthony Michael Hall has had to live with for nearly twenty-five years, and after watching hi...

Lizzie Schiffman

PHOTOS: John Hughes' $6 Million Lake Forest Mansion On The Market | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 12.27.2011 | Chicago

It's hard to separate filmmaker John Hughes' iconic work from the suburban Chicago landscape that served as a backdrop for so many of his films. (See ...

If They Left... and Came Back: OMD Returns With '80s Pop Synth Intact

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The music. The movies. The hair. The...lack of fashion. Anyone who came of age in the 1980s likely regrets taking part in certain fads but deep down wishes they could go back

Comeback Surge of the Psychedelic Furs

Michael Carmichael | Posted 09.14.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Carmichael

Brothers Richard and Tim Butler founded the Psychedelic Furs as the Punk revolution swept across the music industry with the force of a sonic tsunami. After all these years, the intriguing excitement of the band is still totally intact.

Classic 80s Movies Hollywood Hasn't Ruined -- Yet

Una LaMarche | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home
Una LaMarche

The way to do a remake right, as evidenced by the 2004 monstrosity Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, is to give it a colon, a subtitle, and a plot preferably set outside U.S. borders. This alerts the potential viewer to the fact that it will suck.

ReThink Review: Terri -- A Teen Movie for the Anti-John Hughes Set

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.05.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

If you're looking for a film that resembles the true plight of the picked-on high schooler, you might want to track down the new indie dramedy Terri, which dares to reflect some of the uncomfortable realities of high school.

Why I Have the Greatest Job in the World

Rep. Bruce Braley | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics
Rep. Bruce Braley

Sixteen hours of traveling, endless delays, torrential rains -- to most travelers, this sounds like the Trip from Hell. For me, it was a trip I'll never forget, and it will always be the best Friday the 13th of my life.

OMD at Terminal 5, First U.S. Show in 23 Years

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

I think Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark was almost as surprised as I was by the mob of people who showed up for their first U.S. concert in 23 years. But there the audience was, faithful fans who weren't just there to hear "If You Leave."

Jordan Zakarin

A Brand New 80's Film | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A movie set in another moment in time can take one of two approaches. There is the serious approach, the graceful period piece that weaves the fabric ...

The 2011 Academy Awards: It Gets a C-Plus at Best

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

You know the writers are in trouble when they have to rely upon Hathaway's mother and Franco's grandmother to help out in the audience. All in all the show was mediocre, but not a disaster.

HuffPost Review: Due Date

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

With Due Date, the audience will find itself in the not-unfamiliar situation of watching a comedy whose best jokes have been given away in the commercials and trailers for the film.

Dirty Girl

Hellin Kay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Hellin Kay

No doubt there will be minor comparisons made to the sweet and funny Easy A which just came out but this is a whole different teenage angst animal with even more subtext and soul.

John Hughes To Be Honored By Traverse City Film Festival

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The late writer and director John Hughes is being honored at the Traverse City Film Festival. The Lansing native died la...

"Breakfast Club' Cast Reunites, Remembers John Hughes (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The cast of 'The Breakfast Club' - minus Emilio Estevez - reunited in New York Monday night at a special screening of the film to celebrate its 25th a...

Honorary Academy Awards: Memo to Tom Sherak, the Separate Ceremony Is a Travesty!

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The Motion Picture Academy does an injustice, not only to the recipients but to their fans, by continuing its new policy of presenting honorary Oscars at a special function in November instead of the ceremony next February.