The Top 10 Most Mouthwatering Foods in Children's Fiction

The Top 10 Most Mouthwatering Foods in Children's Fiction

We’ve all craved a magical food that doesn’t actually exist, or we’ve read about a real food that didn’t live up to the hype of our childhood imaginations. Here are some of the foods (in no particular order) that still seem to appear in my dreams.   1. Everlasting Gobstoppers (Charlie and The Chocolate Factory)   Image via iCollector   There are what feels like hundreds of candies within the walls of Willy Wonka’s factory, all of which sound absolutely mouthwatering. However, everlasting gobstoppers stick out to me because they actually exist. You can go down to your local corner …

The Top 10 Most Mouthwatering Foods in Children’s Fiction

The Top 10 Most Mouthwatering Foods in Children’s Fiction

We’ve all craved a magical food that doesn’t actually exist, or we’ve read about a real food that didn’t live up to the hype of our childhood imaginations. Here are some of the foods (in no particular order) that still seem to appear in my dreams.   1. Everlasting Gobstoppers (Charlie and The Chocolate Factory)   Image via iCollector   There are what feels like hundreds of candies within the walls of Willy Wonka’s factory, all of which sound absolutely mouthwatering. However, everlasting gobstoppers stick out to me because they actually exist. You can go down to your local corner …

6 Creatures ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Will Feature

6 Creatures ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Will Feature

This Friday, August 9th, the film adaptations of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is finally being released! The creatures that have haunted us since childhood are coming to life, and this time they’re three dimensional. We’re going to watch them run, jump, scuttle, stab, and limp their way into our nightmares. And in addition to reuniting with the horrifying monsters we met in our elementary school’s library, we get to meet an entirely new creature as well.  Before we delve into that, let’s reconcile with some of our old friends. 6-Sarah  Bellows   Sarah’s ghost/Image via GeekTyrant   Sarah …

Meghan Markle Pens Children’s Book Starring Her Two Dogs

Meghan Markle Pens Children’s Book Starring Her Two Dogs

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On August 4th The Sunday Times reported that Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, is reportedly working on writing her own children’s book. Rumor has it that a few of the royal family’s furriest members may be making appearances in the work as well! The book will reportedly star Markle’s beagle named Guy, and her labrador-shepard mix named Bogart.   Meghan Markle’s dogs/Image via The Cheat Sheet.   While the duchess isn’t known for her writing prowess, she isn’t exactly inexperienced. Markle served as guest editor to the September 2019 issue of British Vogue, where she published an editor’s letter.   …

Jai Nitz, Creator Of El Diablo, Accused Of Sexual Assault

Jai Nitz, Creator Of El Diablo, Accused Of Sexual Assault

Jai Nitz is a comic book writer best known for creating “El Diablo”, one of the lead characters in Suicide Squad. Nitz took a hit to his career in the Spring of this past year when Hannah Strader posted an in depth description of the assault she faced at the hands of Nitz.   Image Via Graphic Policy   In this post, titled ‘Assault Isn’t Always Obvious, Here’s My Story,’ Strader describes meeting Nitz while he was guest speaking at Kansas University. When Nitz asked her out to drinks over twitter a few days later Strader says she “felt [she] was …