John Hughes, Chicago, Screenplay, Don't You Forget About Me, The Breakfast Club, 80s, 80s Movies
Chicago, Humor, John Hughes, Screenplay

Don’t You Forget About Me- Scene Fourteen- “Is This What I Think it Is?”

The original plan for the museum was to be set in a neighborhood on the north side of Chicago. I had two inspirations: the neighborhood from Return to Me (great Chicago movie) and also the neighborhood where Mike's parents grew up: Lakeview. When his parents grew up there, it wasn't the trendy area that it… Continue reading Don’t You Forget About Me- Scene Fourteen- “Is This What I Think it Is?”

Chicago, Humor, John Hughes

Channeling Mr. Hughes

I know you think I am crazy. Maybe not all of you, but the silent majority of you do and it is okay, really. You can nod your heads as you read this because even a tiny bit of me thinks I am crazy as I go through this phase in my life of needing… Continue reading Channeling Mr. Hughes

Chicago, Humor, John Hughes

10 Reasons Why We Need a John Hughes Museum in Chicago

There is something that is very close to my heart, a project that I have been sitting on. Maybe "sitting on" isn't a good description. " I thought of it back in February and never did anything else about it" better sums it up. I want a John Hughes museum to come to Chicago. That's… Continue reading 10 Reasons Why We Need a John Hughes Museum in Chicago

Childhood, Friends, Life

Stay Beautiful and No It’s Not Just a Taylor Swift Song. YOU DON’T OWN EVERYTHING, TAYLOR. Please Don’t Sue Me

Lately, I have been feeling like shit. Oopsies, did that slip out? But it's true. You all know it. And my closest family and friends know it. They have been amazing and supportive and I love every single one of them for it. Even if someone has sent me a text to say hi, it has… Continue reading Stay Beautiful and No It’s Not Just a Taylor Swift Song. YOU DON’T OWN EVERYTHING, TAYLOR. Please Don’t Sue Me