I’m a total pop culture fan or should I call myself a pop culture enthusiast? (which I’ve chatted about a bunch here on the blog). Let me know if you fellow pop culture fans appreciate this info.
I was completely bummed when I read about the sudden death of Jonathan Crombie (who played Gilbert in Anne of Green Gables). Guys out there may not know, but Anne of Green Gables was the thing back in the day for pretty much most teenage girls. It was the Pride and Prejudice for the teen crowd. I watched the ‘Anne of Green Gables’ films a bunch (probably way too many times to admit) and was gaga for them back in the day. I think a lot of teenage girls were looking for a guy like Gilbert… smart, funny and good to the core.
I particularly enjoyed reading these articles/remembrances of Jonathan Crombie:
Why we loved Gilbert Blythe (New Yorker), Jonathan Crombie remembered by Megan Follows (Entertainment Weekly), and Make way for the real literary hero – Gilbert Blythe (The Guardian).
I’ve never visited Price Edward Island –it’s still on my list of places to visit. If you’ve been to PEI – I’d love to know your thoughts. Leave me a note in the comments.