Posts Tagged ‘John Hughes’

Arts Roundup: Politics & Prose Edition

Politics & Prose may open a second location in Georgetown. [Washingtonian]
After Navy Yard massacre, White House cancels yesterday's Musica Latina concert. [Post]
WPFW General Manager John Hughes placed on paid administrative leave. [City Desk]
D.C. native Braxton Cook didn't make it as a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Competition, but congrats to last night's winner, Melissa Aldana. [New York Times]
Memorable [...]

This Could Be Funny: Raaaaaaaandy

Your next seven days should be filled with laughter. The following could help.
Friday, June 17: Aziz Ansari at Warner Theater
I want an all Randy special. Aziz is funny as Aziz, he’s more than proven that with his first special, Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening and on two seasons of Human Giant, Randy is needed. [...]

The Pragmatist: Three Songs to Soundtrack Your John Hughes-Inspired Teen Drama

The man was a cinematic god in the realm of pop culture if not beyond. You got through high school watching The Breakfast Club, you got through puberty watching Weird Science, and you survived countless home invasions through the tricks you learned in Home Alone. Your new teen drama will be the ultimate tribute to [...]

All Roads Film Festival: Up Heartbreak Hill, Reviewed

Growing up sucks. Like so many John Hughes films have taught us, average American teenagers grapple with all kinds of isolation and self-doubt while figuring out who they are and how they relate to their families. Add to that the challenges of growing up on a Native American reservation, and it's more complex still. Up [...]

Arts Roundup: Selling Your Virginity on Reality TV Edition

Morning kids. Looks a bit like rain today, and I can’t say I approve. It’s cold as fuck.
So my bi-annual quarter life crisis didn’t quite arrive this year. It was too busy freaking Gen X out as the Baby Boomers strut down runways–guess you really are never too old for anything.
I’m starting to think life [...]