In 1997, Mary Schmich wrote an essay called “Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young” which was popularized by Baz Luhrmann when he turned the essay into a song.
This is Mary Schmich. She writes for the Chicago Tribune and the Brenda Starr comic.
This is Baz Luhrmann. He’s an Australian film director, who’s known for the films Romeo+Juliet, Moulin Rouge! and, most recently, The Great Gatsby.