Sure, in retrospect, I can see plenty of flaws. I'm not here to go into them. I'm here to recognize that impact John Hughes' early work had on my younger self. And to acknowledge that another part of my childhood has moved on.
Here's to the man who gave us Weird Science, Pretty in Pink, Sixteen Candles, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Breakfast Club, Some Kind of Wonderful, and Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Here's hoping you've found your own personal Shermer.