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Would You Pay Your Teen to Participate in a Family Activity?

Mary Rowen | Posted 12.18.2015 | Parents
Mary Rowen

I don't have plans to offer my kids cash again for a movie night -- at least not any time soon -- but the evening was really lovely, and it wouldn't have happened without that lousy ten bucks.

Why Would Damon Wayans Defend Bill Cosby Now (or Ever)?

EBONY.com | Posted 09.08.2015 | Black Voices
EBONY.com

So what would inspire Damon Wayans to fall on this sword in a moment in history in which one could easily say "I'd prefer not comment?" Why refer to women "unrapeable bitches," when it's impossible not to imagine that this would be met with backlash at best and a loss of opportunities at worst?

Did John Hughes Teach Us Nothing?

Nathan Timmel | Posted 08.04.2015 | Parents
Nathan Timmel

Life is about honesty. You make a mistake, you learn from it, and then explain to your kids where you screwed up. If you want to lead by example you must do so with unmasked honesty.

Simple Minds Won't Let Us Forget About 'The Breakfast Club'

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment

Thirty years ago, while cooped up in Saturday morning detention, a group of teens learned that people categorize one another in certain ways, and disc...

Quotes We Love From The Breakfast Club

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

Remember the great John Hughes film The Breakfast Club, in which five high school students (labeled as "the brain, the athlete, the basketcase, the princess and the criminal") are forced to peacefully coexist in Saturday detention?

Kanye West Doesn't Have All the Answers and Never Will

Ernest Owens | Posted 04.26.2015 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

When I think about black power and academia, I don't go to celebrities for that. I look to the many black inventors and scholars who have paved the way for me to have graduated from college and succeed in my personal career.

The 20 Greatest Movie Songs Robbed of Oscar Nominations

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.24.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Fifty years ago, Shirley Bassey's Goldfinger, arguably the greatest James Bond theme of all, and one of the most explosive musical compositions in the history of cinema missed winning the Academy Award for Best Song -- in fact, it missed a nomination altogether.

The Most Important Message of the The Breakfast Club Is a Lie

Michael Friedman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.21.2015 | Media
Michael Friedman, Ph.D.

We actually learned the lessons of The Breakfast Club and made sure our hearts didn't die. And we did so by taking the rebellion of youth and trying to tackle the social problems addressed in the movie.

'The Breakfast Club' Returning To Theaters For 30th Anniversary

EW.com | Posted 02.13.2015 | Entertainment

Attention all brains, athletes, basket cases, princesses, and criminals: "The Breakfast Club" is coming back to movie theaters. ...

15 Things You Didn't Know About 'The Breakfast Club'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 02.13.2015 | Entertainment

On Feb. 15, "The Breakfast Club" turns 30 years old. What's most important about the film, in addition to the way it encapsulates adolescence in the '...

How To Parent, According To 'The Breakfast Club'

Jacqueline Wilson | Posted 11.02.2014 | Parents
Jacqueline Wilson

I'm serious, every single thing you deal with in parenting can be solved with something that was said in that movie. It's like all parenting roads lead to The Breakfast Club.

The Benefits of Cliques

Andrew Smiler | Posted 10.26.2014 | Parents
Andrew Smiler

Part of being an American teenager means some effort to answer the question "who am I?" Being a member of a particular clique provides one answer to tha

Radio Show Publicly Blasts Floyd Mayweather

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.27.2014 | Black Voices

What started as a $750,000 challenge from rapper 50 Cent to Floyd Mayweather for the boxing champ to read one full page of a Harry Potter book out lou...

The 10 Most Memorable Movie Songs

Robert Price | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment
Robert Price

These 10 songs will be forever connected to the joyous, frightening and heart-tugging images of the films they appeared in.

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).

17 Movie Music Scenes That'll Make You Dance, Sing And Upload It To YouTube Right Now

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 03.28.2014 | Good News

We'd like to think the greatest cinematic moments happen when a music scene induces some serious audience toe-tapping and head-bobbing. Then head-bobb...

Re-Casting The Breakfast Club for 2014

Em & Lo | Posted 05.26.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

Did you know that this week is the 30th anniversary of the Saturday detention in the 1985 movie The Breakfast Club? Thirty freakin' years! Man, we're old.

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

Celebrate The 30th Anniversary Of The 'Breakfast Club' Detention With 30 Apropos Gifs

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment

Thirty years ago today, a ragtag gang of rule-breaking youths entered a library and embarked on the most epic detention sentence the big screen has ev...

15 Classic Movies With The Power To Change Your Life

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 03.24.2014 | Fifty

Who can forget Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch, delivering one of the best orations in film history in his closing arguments to free Tom Robinson in "To...

9 Classic Movies That You'd Never Be Able To Explain To Kids Today

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment

The sweeping technological advancements of the past decade have become instant staples in our day-to-day lives. We feel naked without our smartphones,...

Risky Business: Management Wisdom Gleaned From 80s Movies

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 11.06.2013 | Business
Gregg S. Lipman

In the ten years since I co-founded a brand agency, I've often been asked, "Who or what is your greatest professional influence?" And while I'd love to say something intellectual, the truth is, much of the wisdom I refer to on a daily basis comes from the comedic films of the 1980s.

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...

Breakfast Club Family Photo Is Even Better Than It Sounds

Posted 08.21.2013 | Parents

Dear Mom and Dad, In each one of us is a brain, and an athlete, and a basket case, a princess and a criminal. Yes, families are a lot like high sc...

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 ...