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Dieter Meier Explains How His Quintessential ‘80s One-Hit-Wonder Launched An Investing Fortune

3 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

"Oh Yeah" -- the '80s one-hit wonder by Yello that was immortalized in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off -- has proved to be profitable for Dieter Meier, one-half of the Swiss electronic band that perform the song. (Fun fact: Meier has never seen the movie that made his song famous.) In addition to its use in…

Cool Stuff: Stan & Vince’s ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ Print is Spellbinding

The folks at Dark Hall Mansion have been churning out some incredible artwork inspired by your favorite movies and TV shows. Last year they did some stellar prints for Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and coming tomorrow they have something really special for fans of a certain boy wizard. Show More Summary

Ferraris Still Cannot Fly, Texas Man Learns At Bottom Of Ravine

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

You would think after seeing a replica Ferrari 250 GT California fall in the woods in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Ferrari would have developed the latest in car flight technology, but no! A Texan allegedly driving under the influence learned the hard way that his $385,000 Ferrari could not fly after falling down a… Read more...

Why Ferris Bueller is our everyman

The National Film Registry of the Library of Congress is a kind of hall of fame, a Cooperstown for important American films of every genre. "The Breakfast Club" just joined "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," another of John Hughes teen anthem picture, in the pantheon of America's best. Some people grow...

Some of the Best Closing Title Sequences in Movies

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

CineFix has shared five of their favorite closing title sequences in movies. They feature the end credits to Blue Valentine, Legend of the Drunken Master, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Wall-E, and Inland Empire. As in reality, it’s always hard to say goodbye to people and things we love. Sometimes, even more so with films that […]

“Ripping Yarns” remembers a Britain that is not yet lost

2 months agoArts : Prospero

IN “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”, a 1986 American film that follows the ventures of a smooth yet mischievous truant, the Union Flag hangs on the back of Ferris’s bedroom door. During the post-war decades, Britain’s flag had come to symbolise modernity and cheek.

How low of a Scumbag is Charlie Sheen?: He defends tweet wishing death on Donald Trump

I actually like Charlie Sheen’s work going all the way back to when he starred in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Wall Street and Platoon. And I’m not the type to

‘The Goldbergs’ Will Wax Off With a ‘Karate Kid’ Episode

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

The ABC sitcom The Goldbergs is deeply entrenched in the nostalgia of the 1980s. Currently in its fourth season, the series has paid tribute and featured plenty of homage to favorites like The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Dirty Dancing, The Goonies, Say Anything, A Christmas Story and more. Show More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: Ben Stein to finally bore you to sleep on purpose with his economics talk

In John Hughes’ Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, supernaturally dull economics teacher Ben Stein bored his teenage students into a state of catatonia with his endless, droning lecture about the Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act Of 1930. Now, Stein is...Show More Summary

Droning teacher from 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' will read you to sleep

Who remembers Ben Stein as the econ teacher from the '80s classic Ferris Bueller's Day Off? Anyone? Anyone?  The actor's famous monotone and hypnotic repetition will soon be lulling you to sleep in a meditation app. The app, Calm, launched "Sleep Stories" this week after months of testing the bedtime stories for adults. Show More Summary

Matthew Broderick and Kyra Sedgwick Dated in High School

When Matthew Broderick was a high-school student, he was a much tamer Ferris Bueller and Kyra Sedgwick was his Sloane, kind of. On Tuesday's Watch What Happens Live, Andy Cohen got the two former classmates, who went to the same private school in New York, to reveal secrets, like the fact ... More »

'Searching For John Hughes' Author Jason Diamond On The Chicago Teen-Movie Master

Films like 'The Breakfast Club' and 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' were a way of life—and completely life-consuming. [ more › ]

Matthew Broderick, who played Ferris Bueller, 'excited' for the Cubs

Ferris Bueller is still rooting for the Cubs 30 years later. Matthew Broderick, who played Bueller in the 1986 Chicago-set movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," told Jimmy Kimmel Thursday he's excited for the Cubs, even though the team did not invite him to attend the World Series. "A few times they've...

What Works & What Doesn't: 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Even the lightest of comedies have villains. Column by Christopher Shultz Welcome once again to What Works & What Doesn't, whereby we examine the basic mechanics of a good screenplay by weighing a given film's pros and cons. This month...Show More Summary

Rumor du Jour: ‘Deadpool 3’ Could Lead Into ‘X-Force’

3 months agoHumor / odd : Nerd Bastards

After the credits of Deadpool, which were mostly a tribute to Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, fans were given the news that Cable was going to be a part of the Deadpool sequel, a creative decision that became reality once the Merc with the Mouth crossed the three-quarters-of-a-billion dollars mark at the box office. So Cable will definitely be in Deadpool 2, […]

One Shade of Grey: Jennifer and Joel

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Did you know that Jennifer Grey (Dirty Dancing, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Red Oaks) is the daughter of revered theater actor Joel Grey (Cabaret)? The idiots I worked with didn’t, contributing to an alarming trend. Read more...

Don’t let Bill Murray’s tears distract you—the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in June

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” — Ferris Bueller This quote doesn’t really apply to the Cubs winning the World Series, but Ferris Bueller is the greatest Cubs fan of all time... Show More Summary

Ben Stein spotted at the Palm

Hey isn’t that … actor Ben Stein, who famously played the high school teacher Americans love to hate in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” dining with pals at the Palm on Tuesday night? Stein, a Washington native with an apartment at the Watergate, we’re told is a regular at the Palm in Beverly Hills near his […]

‘Crazy 4 Cult X’ Artwork Includes Iron Giant, Beetlejuice, Ferris Bueller, Willy Wonka, Starship Troopers & More

4 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

We’ve been covering the Crazy 4 Cult art exhibitions from Gallery 1988 for years now, and this year marks a milestone for them with their 10th show featuring some of the coolest and weirdest pop culture art inspired by some of your favorite movies and TV shows. Show More Summary

'Judge? ... Judge? ...'

Is this ad for Chuck Grassley in Iowa the best Senate Republican ad of the cycle? Yes, that is Ben Stein, reprising his role in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, mocking Democratic Senate candidate Patty Judge’s poor attendance record in official duties. Show More Summary

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