Blog Day 2011 Media

On 80s Movies.

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If you were to name off a list of 80s movies there will almost always be several by the late, great John Hughes. He epitomized the teen dramedy. Not only that, but he pretty much made Molly Ringwald’s career. Just look at his list of movies. he is the reason the 80s existed.

– Sixteen Candles

– The Breakfast Club

– Weird Science

– Pretty in Pink

– Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

In history classes if they are trying to teach the 80s all they need is a broad shouldered power suit, these movies, and a bag of cocaine. I know this post is laced with hyperbole, but much of it stands true. These movies were integral in that time period and John Hughes is to thank for that. He has a bevy of other films under his belt, and they are great, but I feel he had no single greater impact than in the 80s. It is a shame we lost him in 2009 and at a relatively young age (59) he could of kept brining us joy for years to come.

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Duran + Gumby

Yeah, well, half of today totally rocked and half didn’t. Before lunch sucked hardcore. I sucked it up in English then I fell asleep during a bio movie like the entire hour (I’m sure I was like all drooling on the desk). After I fell asleep I woke up and I was like in a daze with a heinous headache and was so out of it until like halfway through geometry. After that it pretty much was totally sweet. Also my rocking hard 80s fashion made an appearance today because of decade day. I will have a picture on the page that represents what I looked like. Yeah, the 80’s are sweet and by sweet I mean totally awesome. Man, I want some White Castle. Speaking of White Castle, Megan totally rocks hard. Anyway, I don’t have much more to put except that Lando Calrissian is the suavest guy in space.
Yeah I had the pushed up sleeve on the suit coast just like the awesome Duran Duran here.
Gumby rocks.