At Fanspeak Files, we have a deep and abiding love for all things Netflix. So much programming, so little time! I have personally marked my calendar with the premiere dates of all of my favorite shows, and I’m sure I’m not the only one. Which new or returning show are you most looking forward to in 2016? Is it a gripping thriller, a family-friendly sitcom, … Continue reading We love Netflix, how about you?
Any Supernatural fans in the house? I was recently introduced to the show, but like any binge-watcher worth their salt, I fell hard and fast for those charming Winchester brothers and the colorful cast of characters that fill their world. But my cats? Not so much. The family felines are getting up there in age, but they are just as sassy as ever. So why … Continue reading Six Reasons My Cats Hate Supernatural
Fellow citizens of the internet, it’s no secret that fantasy fans everywhere swarm any news about George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series like ravenous ravens swarming over breadcrumbs. And for a long time, fans had little more than breadcrumbs to go on…dissecting released chapters, ruminating over fan theories, and decoding vague comments from the author. Since Martin’s fifth book in the … Continue reading Take Your Time, George
Hello fellow fans, my name is Kaitlin, and I love to plan. As I sit here musing on another twenty-something birthday, my mind is filled with trepidation and exhilaration at what the future holds in store. People often say that’s what your twenties are for, but I would argue that whether you’re 18 or 98, you probably ask yourself that same question from time to … Continue reading I’m Going On An Adventure
Oh, Captain Kirk! What is there to say about the amazing James Tiberius Kirk that hasn’t been said before? From my very first foray into the Star Trek universe, his wonderfully over-the-top persona has taught me so much about strong leadership, following my sense of adventure, and of course, celebrating a little theatricality! To me, these songs reflect different aspects of Jim Kirk’s character: a … Continue reading Headcanon Hits: Captain James T. Kirk
At Fanspeak Files, we believe all of our amazing readers are the superstars of their own stories! As very important characters with incredible tales to be told, which of the following writers/directors/producers would you love to see transfer your personal life experiences into cinematic perfection? Would you play a starring role in an epic adventure, a quirky indie film, or an edgy action flick? Let … Continue reading Time for Your Close Up!
Fellow fans, let’s talk about getting those precious ZZZs every night. Do you ever have trouble unwinding after a long day? I know I sure do! My thoughts swim around in my head and I find myself staring at the clock wishing for a better night’s sleep. Eventually, I came across the deeply soothing relaxation videos created by The Honest Guys. (Click here to check … Continue reading Middle Earth Meditations
According to Urban Dictionary, headcanon can be defined as “a particular belief which has not been used in the universe of whatever program or story they follow, but seems to make sense to that particular individual.” At Fanspeak Files, our Headcanon Hits are songs that we feel fit a particular story or traits of the characters that we love. As we come across amazing figures … Continue reading Headcanon Hits: Samwise Gamgee
Happy Friday, fellow fans! We hope you had an excellent week, and to top it off, September 4th (today!) is the downright delectable Eat an Extra Dessert Day. While you can probably imagine lots of real-world treats to satisfy your sweet tooth, which Harry Potter treat makes you wish you could jump across the page or screen and take a taste? Let us know which … Continue reading Anything From the Trolley?
It’s back-to-school time, fellow fans! Whether you’re a student, teacher, parent, or simply a sentimental adult, there is something so incredibly special about starting a new school year. I absolutely love this time of year and am positively giddy when the new school goodies (and discounts!) hit the shelves. There are so many adorable backpacks out there for learners of all ages to celebrate their … Continue reading Gear Up for Your Academic Adventures