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Jordan Claire McCraw Talks American Rapture: Poems from a Heartscape

Jordan Claire McCraw’s debut poetry collection, American Rapture: Poems from a Heartscape, grants the reader the privilege of accompanying her in that grueling, multi-faceted journey towards self-acceptance.

Good Books to Read on a Cold, Rainy Day

Cold, rainy days are the best to curl up with a book. Here’s a list of the best books to do that with!

In Defense of Ariel and ‘The Little Mermaid’

In an unusual pattern, from the premiere of Peter Pan in 1953 through the 1980s, Disney animation primarily centered mainly around bohttps://fangirlish.com/category/little-mermaid/ys and/or male animals – One Hundred and One Dalmatians, The Jungle Book, Robin Hood, The Great Mouse Detective,…

“Selfish” Female Disney Characters: Peter Pan VS Tinker Bell

This week, we’re continuing our series on “selfish” female Disney characters, with a look at Disney’s 1953 animated movie Peter Pan, and the female characters contained within. Be sure to check out our previous posts on The Evil Queen and Alice…

“Selfish” Female Disney Characters: Alice in Wonderland vs. Wendy Darling

Over a decade after Snow White, Alice from 1951’s Alice in Wonderland and Wendy Darling from 1953’s Peter Pan were both immediately introduced to the audience as siblings in their respective films-the former the youngest and the latter the eldest.…

“Selfish” Female Disney Characters: The Evil Queen

The evolution in the portrayal of “selfish” female Disney characters is a worthy case study for how the feminist movement has progressed over the seventy-five years from Snow White to Frozen; the operative definition of selfish from Merriam-Webster being, “concerned…

What We Want from ‘Lucifer’ Season 5

It’s coming up to a year since Lucifer marked its transition from network television to Netflix with its fourth season. Now, fans are once again eagerly awaiting the announcement for the premiere date of the first half of the fifth…

The Case For Why You Should Skip Over ‘Fleabag’ Season 1

Last weekend, the second season of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag sweeped at the Emmys, stealing the crown from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. The first season of Fleabag, which premiered in 2016, garnered no such awards attention, however, which would imply that…

Boom!Studios Buffy the Vampire Slayer Issue #5

It’s been a while since the last Buffy comic issue, during which a few changes occurred… The Art This issue marked the transition from Dan Mora as series illustrator to David Lopez. The difference is startling, disappointing, and disorienting. Whereas…

‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Review: Issue #4

In any rebooted property, there comes an inevitable point where the story has to take a giant swing to differentiate itself from the original. And man, did the Boom!Studios Buffy comics take a swing. Unlike the last three issues, it’s…

‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Comics Review: Issue #3

The mark of any good entertainment property is how quickly they can bounce back from a subpar installment. Boom! Studios’ run of Buffy the Vampire Slayer proved themselves worthy this week with their third issue follow-up from a disappointing second.…

Boom!Studios Buffy the Vampire Slayer Comics #2

This week, Boom! Studio’s rebooted Buffy the Vampire Slayer comics continued, introducing characters both familiar and new. The problem is that this week’s issue spends so much time introducing characters that there is little time for plot advancement. Unlike the…

Boom! Comics’ Return to Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1

Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their…