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Can Any Woman’s Body Hold Up To Public Scrutiny?

Are we really body-shaming Chrissy Teigen for “armpit fat”? More »


Carrie Fisher Is The Princess And General Of Throwing Shade At Age-Shaming Trolls

“It hurts all three of my feelings, blow us” More »


A Brief, Feminist History Of The Heroines Of “Star Wars”

As a child of the prequels’ run, I grew up playing Star Wars with my best friend, testing our knowledge of the universe with official booklet quizzes and running around her house with plastic lightsabers. When Abrams mentioned that the Star Wars of old was more of a “boys’ thing,” there was some backlash, butMore »


No Surprise Here: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Breaks All Box Office Records

The only way you wouldn’t know that the new “Star Wars” movie has taken over the world is if you have been living under a physical and social media rock this past week.

The extremely anticipated sequel “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has unsurprisingly shattered all expectations and raked in the highest numbers… More »


My Top 3 Favorite Female Essayists

Good non-fiction is hard to find. After about 3 years of working on turning my blog into a book, I amazingly and bafflingly have an e-book coming out (I Forgot To Be Famous) of essays . In writing it, I realized a few things. 1. A blog is not a book. 2. I will never be as good as these… More »


Carrie Fisher To Play Princess Leia In “Star Wars Episode VII”

Nerds rejoice! Carrie Fisher confirmed she will be playing Princess Leia in “Star Wars Episode VII,” which will be directed by J.J. Abrams. It’s also rumored that Harrison Ford will rejoin the cast as Han Solo. Do you think she’ll be back in the gold bikini? [Just Jared]
Jessica Chastain is being recruited to… More »


Carrie Fisher Is On A Mission To Out John Travolta

Apparently, Carrie Fisher’s hobby is outing closeted gay men. Now that she’s clean she has to do something with her time. In the latest issue of The Advocate, she talks about her gay ex-husband (Bryan Lourd), the gay ghost that haunts her (Gregory Stevens), and her favorite gay movie star. Here’s a hint for who… More »


Tatooine Is A Great Place To Soak Up Some Sun

That’s Carrie Fisher in costume as Princess Leia, taking a break from filming “Return of the Jedi” to sunbathe alongside her stunt double. I bet she had interesting tan lines. [Boing Boing] … More »


Carrie Fisher Brings The Crazy To “The Today Show”

Carrie Fisher, best known as Princess Leia from the “Star Wars” franchise, was on “The Today Show” this morning promoting her new memoir “Wishful Drinking.” She had some hilarious little anecdotes about her life growing up in Hollywood, including being told, repeatedly, by Cary Grant not to do acid. I personally loved the… More »