Posts tagged "carrie fisher"

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…

By: Almie Rose / July 1, 2013

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 play Jane…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 6, 2013

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…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 13, 2010

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]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 6, 2009

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 moment whe…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 10, 2008