Tonight at the ongoing "So You Want To Read" series at our local library, we hosted a BYU visiting lecturer who talked about the genesis and progression of classic detective fiction. She did an excellent job, but one of her friends set a new standard for the series. She made party favor "Evidence Bags" to hand out, stamped--not even ironically--with a detective's mustache.
Inside the bags:
- A little red notebook with a fortune cookie and a tag that reads "Red - In honor of the Chinese New Year - Brings good luck - Thus, it is elementary a great detective elude the misfortune of bad luck."
- A couple of gumballs with a tag that reads "What kind of gumshoe are you anyway?"
- A little bag full of Swedish fish with a tag that reads "This is fishy!"
- A bag with black and white candy with a tag that reads "It's not always black and white."
Bless the people who are not Pinterest impaired!