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One Of Our All-Time Favorite Rom-Com Homes Is Up For Sale

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 06.30.2016 | HuffPost Home

The home of Molly Ringwald's teen angst is on the market for a cool $1.499 million. The Evanston, Illinois home featured in John Hughes's coming-of-ag...

Exclusive Video: Molly Ringwald Mines Her Family History on #WDYTYA

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 04.21.2016 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

If you had an ancestor known simply as "the Swede," wouldn't you want to know more about him?

10 Reasons Why 'The Breakfast Club' Is My Anthem

Melissa Hogan, JD | Posted 04.04.2016 | Parents
Melissa Hogan, JD

A collection of totally different people were all put into a room together. At some point, we look at this crappy hand we've been dealt and focus on turning it into something.

New Season of 'Who Do You Think You Are?' Launching April 3rd

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 03.03.2016 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

The Emmy nominated series Who Do You Think You Are? returns this spring to follow more of today's most beloved and iconic celebrities as they embark o...

The Costume Designer For 'Pretty In Pink' Finally Explains That Prom Dress

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 02.25.2016 | Entertainment

You know there's going to be a lot of attention paid to style with a title like "Pretty in Pink." And while John Hughes and Howard Deutch's 1986 film...

'Pretty In Pink' Didn't End The Way You Think

The Huffington Post | Lauren Moraski | Posted 02.19.2016 | Entertainment

Howard Deutch and John Hughes thought they had "Pretty in Pink" all tied up at one point. The director and writer/producer, respectively, shot the end...

A Big-Hearted Sci-Fi Treasure Hunt and a Rollicking Love Letter to the '80s

Off The Shelf | Posted 01.25.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

Ready Player One isn't just a book about video games--it's a hilarious, rollicking joyride through '80s pop culture featuring a big-hearted protagonist that you can't help but root for and his epic quest for fame, wealth, and love.

11 Things I Learned from Viewing Annie

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 06.07.2016 | Arts
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I viewed Annie at the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco, it was the first time I had seen the production. The national touring company plays in San Francisco now through June 14th. Here are 11Things I learned:

On the Culture Front: Ribera Y Rueda Tapas Crawl, BAM and WNYC's RadioLoveFest, and Sonia M'Barek

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.26.2016 | New York
Chris Kompanek

While on a tapas crawl the other week, I was brought back to San Sebastian where I hopped from bar to bar taking in a glass of wine, delicious bites called pintxos and great company -- an essential part of the Basque experience.

Why I Want a Prom Night Do-Over

Shannon Wrzesinski | Posted 05.06.2016 | Women
Shannon Wrzesinski

My prom was memorable, but not for what happened when I showed up. My memorable moment happened before I even arrived. My advice to kids going to prom today is to take lots of pictures, do something memorable, and pick someone else to drive.

8 Facts That'll Change How You View 'The Breakfast Club'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 03.28.2015 | Entertainment

In the same way that people are more than just a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess or a criminal, "The Breakfast Club" is more than just a ...

Why 'Sixteen Candles' Isn't As Charming As You Think

Deryn Mierlak | Posted 02.03.2015 | Teen
Deryn Mierlak

Well, I'm a teen experiencing the gritty reality of 2014, and as the thirtieth anniversary of the beloved movie draws nearer, I decided to watch Sixteen Candles to see how it measures up to today's standards. My results? Surprising.

'Rainbow Brite' Rides Again!

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment

Good news, '80s kids. The future is looking "Brite." The 1980s cartoon "Rainbow Brite" is now coming back in a brand new series courtesy of the vid...

Molly Ringwald: Flirting at the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"I'm an actress," exclaims Molly Ringwald on opening night of her Café Carlyle cabaret act, as if we could forget. Playful, she suggested we forego f...

Top 10 Love Lessons of Sixteen Candles

Em & Lo | Posted 07.12.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

This week marks the 30th (!) anniversary of Sixteen Candles, one of the greatest teen movies of all time (right next to John Hughes' other classic, The Breakfast Club).

A Road Trip in Honor of Sixteen Candles' 30th Birthday

Roadtrippers | Posted 07.04.2014 | Entertainment
Roadtrippers

Sixteen Candles premiered May 4, 1984. Today is it's 30th birthday. So, Happy Birthday, Samantha. The John Hughes teen classic was his first film with...

Top 10 Sex and Relationship Tips from The Breakfast Club

Em & Lo | Posted 05.25.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Saturday detention in The Breakfast Club, we decided to imagine a 2014 remake of The Breakfast Club

Molly Ringwald Remembers 'Mortifying' First Meeting With John Hughes

OWN | Posted 02.18.2014 | OWN

Molly Ringwald has been called the greatest teen star of all time, appearing in '80s film classics such as "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club" and...

Music: The Amazing Return of The Rave-Ups' Jimmer Podrasky

Michael Giltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

NOTE: I belong to a group of film buffs called the IRAs who gather annually to vote on their favorite movies of the year. Many of these people I see o...

WATCH: Molly Ringwald Revisits 'Breakfast Club' -- Jazz-Style

OWN | Posted 08.31.2013 | OWN

Molly Ringwald has proven she's more than an '80 teen queen. On an episode of “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” airing Sunday, cameras caught up with R...

Hollywood's Ultimate Born-Again Virgin

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 08.26.2013 | Celebrity

We know those actors who continue to be typecast in similar roles in the movies they star in: the action hero, the jock, the villain. But the followin...

10 Reasons Molly Ringwald's Style Is Still The Coolest

Posted 08.12.2013 | Style

There's a reason John Hughes wrote his most memorable screenplays with Molly Ringwald in mind -- with her signature pout and flame-red hair, the girl ...

I'm Gonna Pop Some Tags: Top 10 Pop Culture Moments That Made Thrift Chic

Jim Gibbons | Posted 09.29.2013 | Style
Jim Gibbons

There was a time, not all that long ago, when thrift stores and consignment shops were seen exclusively as the domain of penny-pinching grandmas. But ...

When It Comes to Redheads, Color Me Smitten

Mary Novaria | Posted 08.22.2013 | Arts
Mary Novaria

I've got paintings of redheads on my walls and seek out gifts and cards with photos and drawings of those luscious locks. So naturally, I took notice when I saw the ad on the back of an LA city bus -- a fetching, red-haired woman named Tanna Frederick was starring in a play called The Rainmaker.

'Breakfast Club' Star Covers Movie's Theme For New Jazz Album

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.09.2013 | Entertainment

Molly Ringwald, erstwhile 1980s teen queen, has returned with a new jazz album called "Except Sometimes." Included among the many standards covered on...