‘Law & Order: SVU’ 23×11 Review: “Burning with Rage Forever”

Law & Order: SVU 23×11 was aptly titled: “Burning with Rage Forever.” Basically, that’s what we’re feeling after…whatever that was.

‘Law & Order: SVU 23×10’ Review: “Silent Night, Hateful Night”

Law & Order: SVU 23×10 “Silent Night, Hateful Night” was a hate crime that happened over Christmas. No, there’s no typo there.

Fangirlish 2021 End Of Year Lists: Ships We Want To See Set Sail In 2022

For our final list of the year, we look ahead to 2022 and all the ships that yet may be. There are several ships we hope to see set sail. Some are new and almost certain. Others have left fans…

Our Law & Order Gift Guide for 2021

Fans of the Law & Order franchise may have already gotten the best gift of all in 2021, but that doesn’t mean you’re off the hook for holiday shopping. We’re all set to take the stress out of it for…

Fangirlish 2021 End of Year Lists: Women Who Kicked Ass In 2021

Looking back on 2021, one of the year’s highlights was the number of women who kicked ass. Granted, that’s not really different than any other year…But we love consistency. So, let’s take a look back at some of our favorite…

‘Law & Order: SVU’ 23×09 Review: “The People vs. Richard Wheatley”

Law & Order: SVU 23×09 “The People vs. Richard Wheatley” was the type of television episode that was not only well worth the wait, but has also given viewers plenty to talk about for the weeks, months, and (likely) years…

‘Law & Order: SVU’ 23×08 Review: “Nightmares in Drill City”

Law & Order: SVU 23×08, “Nightmares in Drill City” was a well-intentioned episode of television that didn’t always hit the mark.

‘Law & Order: SVU’ 23×07 Review: “They’d Already Disappeared”

Law & Order: SVU 23×07 “They’d Already Disappeared” certainly got the “especially heinous” part of the intro covered. More from our review.

‘Law & Order: SVU’ 23×06 Review: “The Five Hundredth Episode”

Law & Order: SVU‘s 500th episode was nothing if not a collection of contradictions. “The Five Hundredth Episode” was incredibly well done but not something I’d feel comfortable watching over and over again for entertainment. It brought back some familiar…

‘Law & Order: SVU’ 23×05 Review: “Fast Times @TheWheelHouse”

Law & Order: SVU 23×05, “Fast Times @TheWheelHouse,” was a prime example of what happens when bad episodes happen to good seasons. Or maybe it’s better to put it like this: This storyline is what happens when people who aren’t…

Fandom Heard Your Message On Kindness. Please Hear Ours.

Mariska Hargitay, this one’s for you. It might seem like it’s starting in a bad place, but keep going. Please. Hear us out. I recently wrote about how demonizing fandom was harmful, particularly when it came from people who had…

‘Law & Order: SVU’ 23×04 Review: “Another Tale of Two Victims”

Law & Order: SVU 23×04, “Another Tale of Two Victims,” was a masterful, damning look at the hypocrisy and double standards in our criminal justice system. In a (so-far) ongoing SVU season 23 narrative about power imbalances and just a…

Please, Stop Demonizing Fandom

This situation with the Law & Order actress who played Kathy Stabler shines a light on a power imbalance that demonizes fandom.

‘Law & Order: SVU’ 23×03 Review: “I Thought You Were on My Side”

Law & Order: SVU continues to be the best it’s been in a long time, if not better than ever, in its 23rd season. And that’s…Without even starting to get into the case of the week, or the crossover/Elliot Stabler…

‘Law & Order: SVU’ 23×02 Review: “Never Turn Your Back On Them”

The second half of the Law & Order: SVU premiere double-header, “Never Turn Your Back On Them,” was somehow an even more damning look at the wealthy and powerful than the season 23 premiere. Had we not seen the first…

‘Law & Order: SVU’ 23×01 Review: “And The Empire Strikes Back”

Law & Order: SVU’s season 23 premiere was, without a doubt, a strong kickoff to what we hope will finally be the season. If you’re here, you probably know what that means. If not, well… Ask your leading lady why…

‘Law & Order: SVU’ 23×01 Advance Review

Law & Order: SVU is back for season 23 on September 23, and for at least this viewer, the first part of the premiere did not disappoint. The central case, continued over from last season’s finale, was compelling and ended…

Bensler Is Endgame & Some Of Y’all Can Stay Mad

Bensler is endgame, and some folks are telling on themselves with their arguments against what everyone, from Mariska Hargitay, to Dick Wolf Productions, to NBC Entertainment, is clearly signaling. Some of these EO antis either didn’t watch the first 12…

Mariska Hargitay & Christopher Meloni: Instagram Battle

Mariska Hargitay is queen of playing the long game. Case in point: She’s recently started filming her 23rd season of being the heart and soul of Law & Order: SVU, and after t-e-n long years, she managed to get “#beardedbestie”…

Praising the Melons: An Ode to Christopher Meloni’s Ass

Gather ‘round, kiddos, because we have a very important matter to discuss: Christopher Meloni’s ass. Call it Meloni’s pair of ripe, juicy melons, “something about cake” (as his bff “Marsha” recently called it when verifying that yes, that ass did…

Why We’re Excited about Rollins and Carisi (Finally!) Happening

For the longest time, Law & Order: SVU was all about Benson and Stabler.  And now that Stabler’s back, the obsession with Elliot and Olivia is in full force again.  But there’s another couple that we love: Amanda Rollins and…