Category Archives: sleuthing

For the love of Marple

WTF Jennifer Garner As Miss Marple? By Sadie Stein,, March 29, 2011 ‘Nihilo sanc­tum estne?’ Miss Cross asked, famously and semi-accurately, in Rushmore. And contemplating the conundrum that is this Miss Marple remake, we’re left wondering the same thing. … Continue reading

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Literary Drinking Games

Drink ‘Til He’s Witty: The Reader’s Drinking Game By Anna North,, August 3, 2010 A recent essay in the Times points out that “rules for drinking are not so different from rules for writing.” If that’s true, then clearly famous … Continue reading

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The Case of the Many Nancys

Nancy Drew’s Granddaughters By Jan Hoffman, New York Times, July 17, 2009 WHO was your Nancy Drew? “She was a team leader,” said Susan Silbermann, 47, who, as a Baltimore tween, painstakingly collected the series about the Girl Sleuth and … Continue reading

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