On the Return of Darth Vader and Our Love of Villains

Fans of the Star Wars series received exciting news from Entertainment Weekly this summer when the publication previewed the cover of their Rogue One edition and dropped a ton of details about the major project all at once. Possibly the largest piece of news was the announcement that Darth Vader (once again voiced by iconic actor James Earl Jones) would indeed appear in the highly anticipated film, set to take place between … Continue reading On the Return of Darth Vader and Our Love of Villains

It’s ‘Harry Potter’ Weekend in More Ways Than One Thanks to Freeform and J.K. Rowling

Magic is undoubtedly in the air as we approach the end of the month of July, a time of year where Potterheads of all ages rejoice in observation of two very special birthdays. On July 31st, both J.K. Rowling and her boy-wizard creation celebrate yet another trip around the sun. It’s no surprise that the Potter fandom takes pride in their July 31st festivities, planning … Continue reading It’s ‘Harry Potter’ Weekend in More Ways Than One Thanks to Freeform and J.K. Rowling

Netflix Sets a Date for ‘Gilmore’ Revival with New Trailer

Wonder no longer how Lorelai and Rory would feel about the likes of Amy Schumer, as Netflix has finally released the first clip from their Gilmore Girls revival series along with the premiere date for streaming on their ever-popular service. This November 25th, return to Stars Hollow with your favorite mother-daughter duo, and their host of lovingly unique friends and family. Sitting down for coffee … Continue reading Netflix Sets a Date for ‘Gilmore’ Revival with New Trailer

Latest ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Trailer Brings More Magic to the Table

Trailer after trailer was shared at San Diego Comic Con this past weekend, and one of the more exciting exhibitions for Harry Potter fans was the  presentation of never before seen footage from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. This trailer highlights characters we’d only seen glimpses of so far, and shows us just what it’s like in the world of Newt Scamander and … Continue reading Latest ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Trailer Brings More Magic to the Table

New World Magischola: 5 Fast Lessons to Get You In Gear

Earlier this week, Bekah shared with you a few questions someone new to the world of LARP may ask themselves before their first event. Now here we are, the day before our adventure when we’ll be diving headfirst into the uncharted territory of the wonderful world of LARP. The idea of LARPing(or live action role playing) may conjure up mental images like this: Or this: … Continue reading New World Magischola: 5 Fast Lessons to Get You In Gear

5 Questions You’ll Ask Yourself Before Your First LARP

It’s a big week for Fanspeak Files as we step into the night (or very early morning, depending on how you look at it) and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure. This Thursday, Kaitlin and I embark on a journey to Virginia, where we will participate in a live action roleplay weekend hosted at the University of Richmond. For three and a half days, we will … Continue reading 5 Questions You’ll Ask Yourself Before Your First LARP

The 2016 Emmy Nominations Are Here

The ever fantastic duo of Lauren Graham and Anthony Anderson hosted the nomination ceremony for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards this morning, and to no one’s surprise, Game of Thrones reigns supreme yet again, alongside other multi-nominated shows from past years including Homeland, Transparent, and House of Cards. We of all people are fans of oldie-but-goodies, but there are some exciting newbies being celebrated with nominations … Continue reading The 2016 Emmy Nominations Are Here