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

Deryn Mierlak | Posted 12.04.2014 | 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 ...

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.

Your Former Teenage Crush Gets Jazzy

AP | CHARLES J. GANS | Posted 06.18.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Molly Ringwald has moved from "The Breakfast Club" to the jazz club. The redheaded actress who describes herself as "your former tee...

Molly Ringwald's 'Honeyed' Jazz Debut

AP | MICHELLE MORGANTE | Posted 06.09.2013 | Entertainment

Molly Ringwald, "Except Sometimes" (Concord Music Group) In her signature roles, she was the ingenue. And while it may not be fair to compare Molly R...

'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...

Except Sometimes: Chatting with Molly Ringwald

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Molly Ringwald Wrangles Snake on Today Show

David Mizejewski | Posted 05.22.2013 | Celebrity
David Mizejewski

I was on the show to promote National Wildlife Week, the main goal of which is to connect kids to nature and teach them about wildlife, so the fact that Molly knew about wildlife from her kids was just too perfect.

From '80s Teen Icon To Jazz Chanteuse: Molly Ringwald Hits New York's 54 Below

Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.18.2013 | Arts
Curtis M. Wong

As it turns out, Ringwald's latest role was actually more of a return to her roots than a reinvention: as the 44-year-old star told the crowd, she got her start singing alongside her father, blind jazz pianist Bob Ringwald.

Molly Ringwald For Lifetime

Posted 12.01.2012 | TV

Molly Ringwald, darling of the 1980s, is developing a new show for Lifetime. The "Sixteen Candles" actress, who currently appears in ABC Family's ...

GUIDE: Major Authors And Majorettes

Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 11.16.2012 | Miami

Yes, we're aware that Monday is in no way considered the weekend, but when the Material Girl comes to town, she's powerful enough to change the struct...

5 Things To Do In Denver This Week

Posted 09.17.2012 | Denver

What's got '80s star power, beauty, flavor, huge glasses and stays silent? Your list of things to do in Denver, of course! Stop by the Denver A...

Amanda Palmer At 9:30 Club: HuffPost DC Top 5 For September 12

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.12.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 1. Amanda Palmer At 9:30 Club Her music may not be everyone's cup of tea, but Palmer knows how to put on a capti...

Blaine And Andie, 25 Years Later

Slate | Posted 09.10.2012 | Women

When Andrew McCarthy rushed up to Molly Ringwald in the final moments of 'Pretty In Pink' to apologize for being a douchebag and declare his love, it ...

Is Molly Ringwald Right? Is Writing Like Acting?

Lev Raphael | Posted 10.21.2012 | Arts
Lev Raphael

I've only acted in college, but I've been a regular theater goer for as long as I've been a published author, and I think her comparisons don't hold up.