Astrid Lindgren, the beloved author of the Pippi Longstocking series, died in 2002 at the age of 91. Thirteen years later, the writer’s Stockholm apartment is being opened to public tours. But there’s a catch: No one under 15 is getting in.
Apparently, Pippi Longstocking is a Swedish cultural icon. And when national broadcaster STV recently announced it would edit a couple of the more racist scenes from a beloved 1969 television adaptation, the decision was met with howls of outrage. Really? Preserving the casual racism in a television show for children…
Bet you did Nazi this coming! Publicists/the fates diced and soaked locally-sourced ingredients for a gazpacho of Internet greatness when Justin Bieber stopped by Amsterdam's Anne Frank House on his European tour. He wrote in the museum guestbook: