May the Force Be Female: The Lessons of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Warning: Major spoilers below. Read at your own risk. Star Wars: The Last Jedi, while not a perfect movie, far excelled in landing every message it sought to send. More than anything, for the first time in probably all of…

Stop and Fangirl Episode 14: Carrie Fisher Tribute

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…

Fangirlish Writers Talk What Carrie Fisher Meant to Them

This year at New York Comic Con, Alyssa and I were standing backstage with a YA author, waiting for her car to arrive. We were talking about the panel that we had all attended earlier in the day and about…

Thank You, Carrie Fisher, For Being A Mental Health Advocate

I was never much into Star Wars as a kid. It was a “boys” thing and I really didn’t have the patience for those kind of things. I was too busy with my Barbie dolls and my play makeup to…