18 episodes

A meandering re-examination of the career of writer/director John Hughes (Pretty in Pink, Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Home Alone, etc.) Mostly, examining how each film got made (or not made), Pretty in Podcast also delves into the footnotes or locations and the production to touch on issues like school segregation, racism, and ad placement that feed into John Hughes work and the Shermer Cinematic Universe.

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A meandering re-examination of the career of writer/director John Hughes (Pretty in Pink, Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Home Alone, etc.) Mostly, examining how each film got made (or not made), Pretty in Podcast also delves into the footnotes or locations and the production to touch on issues like school segregation, racism, and ad placement that feed into John Hughes work and the Shermer Cinematic Universe.

    16 – Savage Islands aka Nate and Hayes (1983)

    16 – Savage Islands aka Nate and Hayes (1983)

    Pretty in Podcast covers the 1983 New Zealand film Savage Islands, better known as NateRead the post16 – Savage Islands aka Nate and Hayes (1983)

    • 22 min
    15 – (The almost made) Dallas Debs (~1983)

    15 – (The almost made) Dallas Debs (~1983)

    In this episode I’ll be talking, briefly, about Dallas Debs, sometimes called Dallas Debutantes, aRead the post15 – (The almost made) Dallas Debs (~1983)

    • 13 min
    14 – The making of Mr. Mom … (and Mrs. Dad) (1983)

    14 – The making of Mr. Mom … (and Mrs. Dad) (1983)

    A look into the production and development of Mr. Mom, and how it almost butRead the post14 – The making of Mr. Mom … (and Mrs. Dad) (1983)

    • 30 min
    13 – Mr. Mom: Product Placement (or the Rise and Fall of Robert Kovoloff) (1983)

    13 – Mr. Mom: Product Placement (or the Rise and Fall of Robert Kovoloff) (1983)

    A look into the product placement in Mr. Mom. For this episode I’m going toRead the post13 – Mr. Mom: Product Placement (or the Rise and Fall of Robert Kovoloff) (1983)

    • 27 min
    12 – The making of National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)

    12 – The making of National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)

    In National Lampoon’s Vacation, Hughes along with uncredited screenwriters, director Harold Ramis and Chevy Chase,Read the post12 – The making of National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)

    • 44 min
    11 – At Ease (1983)

    11 – At Ease (1983)

    At Ease was writer/director John Hughes’ first and last television series as creator. Though HughesRead the post11 – At Ease (1983)

    • 40 min

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Best John Hughes podcast out there, really well produced and incredibly inventive. Very well done.

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