Some of us might not have known her as Debbie Reynolds, the award-winning actress, dancer, singer, and humanitarian. Or as the beautiful Carrie Fisher’s mother. But for millions of us growing up as children, she was Aggie Cromwell, the witty, magical grandma we all wished we had. Although we know she’s more than a former character on Disney Channel, she affected the childhoods of many, including my own, teaching us life lessons that we carried with us into adulthood.

Thank you, Debbie Reynolds. May you be at peace with Carrie. We’re going to desperately miss you both.

Things that turn 10 years old this year

Wizards of Waverly Place
Super Paper Mario
The Orange Box
Team Fortress 2
Half Life 2: Episode 2(the most recent installment in the Half Life series)
Chowder(the cartoon)
Total Drama Island

Think about that for a second.


You Know Her Name In One Night 

Tangled: Before Ever After premieres on Disney Channel in March, and Rapunzel’s hair will consistently drag through grass all over the kingdom in Tangled: The Series shortly thereafter.

  • What she says: I'm fine
  • What she means: Selena Gomez guest starred on Hannah Montana as pop star/rival Mikayla Skeech in three separate episodes. But she also was Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place. We know that Wizards of Waverly Place and Hannah Montana take place in the same world because of the 2009 crossover special "Wizards on Deck with Hannah Montana". Both characters can't exist simultaneously unless Alex Russo created a pop star alter ego and used magic to never be recognized for it, yet this is never addressed and the series move on