Tag Archives: John Hughes

Director John Hughes Dead At 59

The king of teen comedies, director John Hughes, died today of a heart attack while taking a walk in Manhattan The 59-year-old was taking a morning walk in New York when he went into cardiac arrest, according to Michelle Bega. He was in Manhattan visiting his family. Hughes was famous for his countless hit movies in the 1980s including “Sixteen ...

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Doin’ It Right, Night After Night

For some disco history, head over to PopDose where JMG blog-pal John Hughes has just posted a great piece on Donna Summer’s unmatched reign of 1979’s pop charts, when she scored three #1’s out of five Billboard Top Five smashes. John makes special note of Bad Girls album track Sunset People, which is easily the most popular Donna Summer track ...

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Johnny Is A Man Who Does Silly Voices

Longtime JMG blogroll pal Johnny Is A Man does a raft of dead-on impressions for his boyfriend, Baby Chutney. Johnny’s Neil Tennant kills.

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Linky Love: John Hughes

I met John Hughes, author of Johnny Is A Man and the fab 80’s music blog, Lost In the 80’s, back in the late 90’s when we starting chatting online about music after Johnny had been a winning contestant on the short-lived Rock-N-Roll Jeopardy. These days he’s also writing for PopDose. Check out his stuff, I dig his latest piece ...

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