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Lawyer. Writer. Columnist. Geek. Eternal optimist. Fangirl since the dawn of time. Hates the color yellow, olives and cigarettes. Has a recurring nightmare where she’s forced to choose between sports and books. Falls in love with fictional characters.

Fangirlish’s FEELS of the Week: October 22nd – October 28th

Welcome to another Sunday of talking about the shows that made us laugh, cry, go awww and, of course, look around and wonder what in the world was happening. If it made us feel things, whether they were good, or bad,…

‘Designated Survivor’ 2×05 Review: Pay it Forward

Sometimes I think that maybe, in another Earth (Earth 19, or something, help me out here The Flash), one where Hillary Clinton is President of the United States, I could watch a show like Designated Survivor with a TV reviewer…

‘Stop and Fangirl’ Episode 40: Wonder Woman

Here at Fangirlish we continue to support your right to fangirl over any fandom you desire – whether that is a book, a TV show, a movie, or even sports. That’s why we have  Stop and Fangirl!  So you can feel  happy –…

‘The Gifted’ 1×04 Review: Risks, Hope and Lorna

“Sometimes you just have to take a risk and hope for the best,” Caitlin Strucker tells her kids, before the attempted rescue, before the action, before this show has delivered, arguably, its best moments so far in its young first…

Hey NFL: You Can Keep Your Superbowl Halftime Show

I’m not the girl who cares about the halftime show come Superbowl time, I never have been. In fact, I usually resent it. It takes too long, messes with the rhythm and it creates unnecessary complications, game-wise. But the NFL…

Fangirlish’s FEELS of the Week: October 15th – October 21st

Welcome to another Sunday of talking about the shows that made us laugh, cry, go awww and, of course, look around and wonder what in the world was happening. If it made us feel things, whether they were good, or bad,…

‘Designated Survivor’ 2×04 Review: Who We Are

Remember when this show was about abstract politics and idealism and not about who we are as people? Yeah, I don’t either. After a season of conceptual problems, a season mostly planned in a world where Donald Trump was not…

Players of the Week – NFL Week 6

The wacky ways of the 2017-2018 season continue in this NFL Week 6, with teams that had been dominating losing in head-scratching fashion, players seemingly unable to keep any momentum and fantasy teams floundering left and right. But hey, at…

‘The Gifted’ 1×03 Review: Aurora Borealis

Tonight The Gifted took an important step forward, a necessary step if they were going to make this ragtag group of people a team, much less a family. And yet, a part of me – for all that I genuinely…

Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Releases First Full-Length Trailer

Long Live the King indeed. My level of excitement right now is so real I’m pretty sure you can touch it. It’s tangible. Black Panther is going to be awesome Don’t believe me? Check out the trailer below! Wait, why…

Review: Dear Martin, by Nic Stone

You know that saying, the hero we need? It’s one of those that pop culture seems to alternatively apply to anyone/anything that does well – and, for a moment, as I contemplated how to start this review, I thought about calling…

‘Once Upon A Time’: Is This a Fitting End for Emma?

Once Upon A Time bid farewell to Emma Swan in last night’s episode, a Hook-centric hour titled “A Pirate’s Life.” The show runners had promised a happy ending for our former leading lady, and fans had been eagerly anticipating what…

‘Designated Survivor’ 2×03 Review: Here We Go Again

Here we go again! Did I say the conspiracy was done? Well – it is, and it isn’t, because this is, of course, a TV show, and this particular writing team has done such a great job of keeping us…

‘Outlander’ Casts Jocasta Cameron and Stephen Bonnet

Season Four of Outlander is starting to take shape. Starz announced today that they’d cast Maria Doyle Kennedy (“Orphan Black,” “The Tudors”) to portray Jocasta, Jamie’s strong willed Aunt and Ed Speleers (“Wolf Hall,” “Downton Abbey”) to play the role of Irishman Stephen Bonnet,…

Players of the Week – NFL Week 5

We’re in week 5 and the crazy has sort of settled in the NFL, and by sort of settled we mean we’ve gotten used to the fact that the NFL is just going to be wacky this year. Maybe, come…

‘The Gifted’ 1×02 Review: In Caitlin We Trust

My biggest fear regarding this episode of The Gifted was that – well, obviously, that it wouldn’t live up to an exceptional Pilot, but also that I wouldn’t learn more about the characters – that they would go plot heavy.…

The New ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Trailer is Here

Lately it seems like all the things I love are just attempting to murder me with feels. Or maybe it’s just the season, and all. Halloween is coming, and then Thanksgiving and Christmas, and with it comes, inveitably, Star Wars.…

‘The X-Files’ Releases First Season 11 Trailer

Season 11 of The X-Files is almost here. I’m not hyperventilating. I’m not. That’s a lie. I am. But it’s okay. If you clicked on this link, you probably are too. So take deep breaths with me. In, Out. In…

Fangirlish’s FEELS of the Week: October 1st – October 7th

Welcome to another Sunday of talking about the shows that made us laugh, cry, go awww and, of course, look around and wonder what in the world was happening. If it made us feel things, whether they were good, or bad,…

New Trailer for ‘Justice League’ Brings the Feels

Justice League is coming and we’re many things: excited, concerned, and, of course, a tad emotional. I mean, we know, rationally, that we haven’t seen the last of Superman, but the lack of Henry Cavill in the whole promotional push…

‘Outlander’ 3×05 Sneak Peek: “Freedom and Whisky”

It’s almost here, Outlander fans! A new episode airs tomorrow, and Starz has given us a sneak peek at the long-awaited “Freedom and Whisky,” which honestly, just has us even more excited for what’s to come. The episode synopsis is…