By now, you’ve probably heard writer/director/producer John Hughes died yesterday in New York of a heart attack. He was only 59.

As someone who grew up watching his movies, I’m saddened to lose a man who so succinctly captured what it felt like to be a teenager. I don’t know if kids today can relate, but my guess is they can, because the feelings of not fitting in, loving a boy/girl you can’t have and wanting to break free are universal teenage truths.

If you want to read an incredible tribute, check out this blog.



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