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8/07/2009

Haiku Friday - R.I.P. John Hughes

Haiku Friday

"As you get older,
You can't be so sensitive,
Your skin gets thicker."

John Hughes 1950-2009
The Breakfast Club
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Home Alone
and others


He died yesterday,
The quote above comes from him,
as did those movies.

R.I.P. John Hughes

Your movies will live forever.

Ndinombethe.


p.s. That which is bolded is NOT Haiku - but you knew that, right?

17 comments:

Shadow said...

ferris bueller... we got the bean to watch it, and even he loved it 'even though it's old'...

Rebecca (Ramblings by Reba) said...

I am not 100% sure I've ever seen "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" all the way through. (I've seen the beginning, and the end, and the middle, but not sure if I've seen every bit of it.) I've seen "Breakfast Club" all the way through. That (and possibly "Ferris Bueller") may be the only Hughes movie I've seen in its entirety. Weird.

moneythoughts said...

Nice tribute Lou. A very talented man, he created movies that people will watch for a long time. And, he got his start in Chicago too.

Tracey - Just Another Mommy Blog said...

Um. No. I was counting and wondering why you couldn't count to 7. My bad.

His movies were a part of our history.

warriorwoman said...

i wonder what people will quote from me once i'm dead.

oh i know - fuckkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk.

totally me.

Cat said...

lovely tribute - to a good film writer and director! His movies almost all of them make me smile and remember parts of my youth.

Huckdoll said...

It's bad that I'm off to Google John Hughes, isn't it?

Back under my rock I go.

Joyce-Anne said...

As I write this, my kids are playing with friends and I can't help but wonder if they'll ever see any of John Huges' movies. Right now, they are too young, perhaps in a few years. A beautiful tribute to a wonderful writer of screenplays and director.

Indigo said...

They don't make movies the way they used to anymore. He will be sadly missed. (Hugs)Indigo

Loraine said...

He sure kept us entertained. I'll miss him.

Holly at Tropic of Mom said...

I was so shocked to hear he died. A legend has been lost.

Ree said...

I knew that! And how could anyone not love Ferris Bueller.

Bueller? Bueller?

Momisodes said...

His movies will live on, indeed.

He was far too young.

Hyphen Mama said...

Bueller? Bueller?

LceeL said...

Shadow: It does wear well with the passage of time.

Rebecca: They're all good. See them if you can.

Moneythoughts: Yea, I knew he was from Chicago.

Tracey: I could have done the last bit as Haiku if I'd used the word 'films' instead of 'movies'.

Warriorwoman: Lovely. Totally you.

Cat: yeah - they bring back fond memories for me, as well.

Huckdoll: Well, you ARE from Canada, eh?

Joyce-Anne: They'll see them - those films will be around for long, long, time.

Indigo: Yes, he will, Indigo.

Loraine: As will I.

HollyATOM: It was sudden, to say the least.

Ree: And thus the world came to know and enjoy Ben Stein.

Momisodes: Younger than me. :(

Hyphen Mama: So droll.

CaraBee said...

It's funny how someone you have never met, and in fact had heard nothing from or about in years, can feel like such a tragic loss. Yet it does. It really does.

Coal Miner's Granddaughter said...

He was such an awesome storyteller for my generation and I hope to goodness no one re-makes his stuff until I'm long gone.