Pippi Longstocking Has Best Week Ever


Not only did the beloved redheaded children’s character get a shout-out from Lena Dunham, but Longstocking creator Astrid Lindgren will be immortalized on Sweden’s 20 Krona note.

Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). His writing has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, Southern Review of Books, The Offing, 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →