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

Screenplays Don’t Write Themselves

  I made a tough decision earlier this week. Well tough for me, probably not so tough for most of you. I'm no longer sharing my screenplay to the blog. First, I want to clarify that I did not stop sharing because of an essay that Molly Ringwald wrote for The New Yorker. I've toyed with… Continue reading Screenplays Don’t Write Themselves

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

Don’t You Forget About Me- Scene Seven “She Doesn’t Have A Lot to Live For. You’ll See When You Get to Chicago”

GUYS. My husband commented not once but THREE TIMES on the blog. For the first time in my almost eight-years writing a blog. Monumental was one of the words I threw out whilst seeing the pending comments in the hopper. Miracles CAN happen.   To read previous scenes, head here. To catch you up in… Continue reading Don’t You Forget About Me- Scene Seven “She Doesn’t Have A Lot to Live For. You’ll See When You Get to Chicago”

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Blogging, Chicago, Favorite Things, Humor, John Hughes, Screenplay

Don’t You Forget About Me- Scene Four “Molliscum Contagiosum”

PLEASE tell me you're invested at this point. You could even lie to me. I don't care. Okay, I do care. I just want to know that all this work is worth it. Plus, I REALLY want to know what happens next. Just kidding. I totally know. If you're new, here is a link to… Continue reading Don’t You Forget About Me- Scene Four “Molliscum Contagiosum”

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Blogging, Chicago, Humor, John Hughes, Screenplay

Don’t You Forget About Me- Scene One “No One Said There Was Gonna Be Cake!”

I didn't forget about my screenplay. I tell myself. Over and over. Except I did. Forget it. Which makes the title that much more ironic. Don'tcha think? So here is the first scene of many scenes in a screenplay that will surely never get made but really hoping that it does get made into a really funky play in some obscure… Continue reading Don’t You Forget About Me- Scene One “No One Said There Was Gonna Be Cake!”

Humor, Netflix, Sponsored Post

I’m a Big Halloweenie When it Comes to Scary Movies #StreamTeam

  You do realize the hardest part of writing these posts are coming up with a title, right? My original title was going to be It's Halloween So Here's Some Scary Stuff To Watch. Tell Me How It Ends. I used to watch scary movies when I was younger. I remember once hosting a pizza party… Continue reading I’m a Big Halloweenie When it Comes to Scary Movies #StreamTeam

Childhood, Humor

My Kind Of Movies- Ohio Edition

I spent the first 19 years of my life in the Buckeye state and even though I have officially spent more years of my life in Illinois, my heart will always belong to Ohio. So as promised, here is my list of fave movies either filmed or set in my birth state.   My Kind Of… Continue reading My Kind Of Movies- Ohio Edition

Chicago, Favorite Things

My Kind Of Movies

I found this article at Chicago Magazine online about the top 40 movies filmed in Chicago: Top 40 Chicago Movies There are some great ones on there and some I had no idea was even filmed here. Some are a stretch as sometimes people from here like to find the "Chicago Connection" to everything. For example, when Crystal… Continue reading My Kind Of Movies