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Happy 85th Birthday, Nancy Drew!

Congratulations to Nancy Drew! Today the titian-haired girl detective celebrates her 85th birthday, and while (hopefully) a new generation of readers takes on The Secret Of the Old Clock and The Hidden Staircase, the rest of us can take a moment and fondly remember all the lessons the intrepid teen private eye has… » 4/28/15 11:45pm 4/28/15 11:45pm

Nancy Drew, Heroine To Nerd Girls Everywhere

I was a nerd growing up — still am, I guess, if I'm going to be honest about it. I got my first set of braces just before the 4th grade, the same year I got my first pair of glasses, so I had buck teeth, a mouth full of metal, pink-framed glasses and Bettie Page bangs years before they started being cool again. I was… » 6/23/08 11:30am 6/23/08 11:30am