Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Brandon Walsh Should’ve Been Killed Off

BROOKLYN (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Beverly Hills, 90210 would’ve been a lot better if Brandon Walsh had gotten killed off.

At least that’s one teenager’s morbid fantasy in Cringe (Random House), a compilation book of angsty teens’ diary entries.

Author Sarah Brown can confirm that all teens are overly dramatic.

She explains, “Everything’s a tragedy. In one breath they’re upset nobody loves them, and then they’re mad because their mom didn’t buy them Guess Jeans.”

In fact, some kids are so over-the-top, they even plot to kill Hollywood hotties.

In Brown’s book, one kid confessed to writing to the producers of the original 90210 requesting they kill off Brandon Walsh.

But in Brown’s own diary entries as a teen, she was more of a tortured, pining lover, not a fighter.

She says, “I eighth grade I liked a boy, but wouldn’t write his name. I’d write ‘Him’ with a capital ‘H’ like he was Jesus.

Brown hosts something called “Cringe Night” Wednesdays in Brooklyn, where people can share their own cringe- worthy teen diaries.

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