Real life isn’t directed by John Hughes

Cutting Room Floor

I was afraid of making the “wrong” decisions, and consequently, I wasn’t satisfied with the life I was living. Then I watched “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” a quintessential ‘80s movie.
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The Book Nook: Join the OASIS in ‘Ready Player One’

The book: “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline Suggested for: Anyone who loves video games and would love to know what it’s like to basically live within one. Or anyone who appreciates 1980s pop culture references. Clog rating: While books are our virtual reality of choice, video games provide a
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‘Blood Dragon’ throws back to ’80s

“Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon” is a product of the ’80s, but it was not made in the ’80s. It is the awkward yet bombastic product of a generation that grew up watching “Robocop” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” listening to synthpop and arguing about the quality of VHS versus
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