…if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
John Hughes died today. I feel as though my entire childhood has passed away, now. What with Farrah Fawcett, Michael Jackson, Ed McMahon—and now the creator of the Brat Pack.
I just watched Pretty in Pink again the other day, and was going to watch Ferris Bueller’s tonight. Now I’ll have a special reason to.
It’s just so bizarre to me. I mean, I know he hasn’t been in the media the past couple decades, and has pretty much disappeared from the movie-making business….but I guess I was secretly hoping maybe someday he would make a comeback and be the voice of the new generation again.
Long live Shermer, Illinois.
-The Basket Case
P.S. I’ll do a Mix Tape of songs from his movies (they always have the best soundtracks, my friends) soon.