Well, look at that. I guess we know what Violet Affleck’s favorite tween book series is—Nancy Drew. I’m so with you, Violet! I love that your mama, Jennifer Garner, has picked out such good reading material for you. [Celebuzz] Keep reading »
Katie Beaton is one funny girl. Her site, Hark, A Vagrant, compiles a slew of her best comic strips and cartoons. In this particularly funny series, Katie re-imagines old Nancy Drew mysteries as comic strips, in her quirky, offbeat way that makes us totally crack up. [Katie Beaton] Keep reading »
A few years ago, when my parents moved out of the house I grew up in, they went on a major throwing-old-stuff-out spree. For a solid week, I’d get constant phone calls asking, “Can we bring your old My Little Ponies to Goodwill?” (Yes.) “Can we throw out your old report cards from elementary school?” (Um, definitely—why did you keep them in the first place?) My answer was yes, yes, yes, until I got one call. “Can I donate your Nancy Drew books to the library?” my mom asked.
“NO!” I screamed. Keep reading »
Muggers, don’t mess with Yudelka Polanco! The 16-year old was walking home in Brooklyn, NY, when a juvenile delinquent snuck up behind her and stole her cell phone, which was equipped with a SIM card. When Yudelka later bought another phone, she had her information from that SIM card transferred to her new phone. Within those contacts, the muggerâ€™s email address showed up because the idiot had used her phone to check his email. Doh! Keep reading »