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A Letter From the Publisher: May 26, 1986

West Coast Bureau Chief Dan Goodgame approached the assignment of reporting this week's main cover story on teenage Actress Molly Ringwald with a mixture of...

Cinema: Well, Hello Molly Ringwald!

11:30 a.m. Eased into my battered '80 Camaro and tooled on out to the Valley to spend a day with Molly Ringwald, movie star and exemplary California teen. The...

Brat Pack Author Susannah Gora

It's been 25 years since five teenage archetypes sat down together for Saturday detention, and their experience — as related in John Hughes' teen classic The...

John Hughes, Chronicler of '80s Teens, Dies

Does any current teen out there know who John Hughes was? Anyone? Anyone? Adolescent fancies wax and wane at warp speed, but just for historical purposes,...

A Zen Palette

Molly Ringwald's sushi lunch was oh-so-sophisticated in The Breakfast Club, but that was 1985. Now that sushi has gone mainstream and Nobu has metastasized into...

Vive the French!

In October 2000, I found myself drinking champagne in an east London bar with Molly Ringwald. I'd had the usual schoolboy interest in the coltish American...

Cinema: Nights of The Falling Stars

Remember the 1980s? They had movie stars then. Burt Reynolds was the hot-shot hero with a good ole boy's heart. Richard Pryor was the clown who mined laughter...

Cinema: Teen Life Ain't Worth Livin'

Where are the teenpix of yesterday? Gone with the demographic wind. As the U.S. movie audience ages toward thirtysomething, Hollywood has discarded the teen...

Cinema: Snake Eyes Of Death

THE PICK-UP ARTIST Here's what James Toback brings to the table: an obsession with gambling as a metaphor for life's scariest risks, a connoisseur's eye for...

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