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 feel  happy –…

Fangirlish Writers Talk What Carrie Fisher Meant to Them

This year at New York Comic Con, Alyssa and I were standing back stage 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…

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…