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

This Week’s Roundup of ‘Gilmore’ Tidbits

This week surprised us with far more Gilmore Girls information than anyone had expected, seeing as we all thought that the next time we’d hear about the show would be with a premiere date announcement. Little did we know, there’s far more ahead that we had imagined. River Song in Stars Hollow Well, not quite, but Dr. Who actor Alex Kingston did announce this week … Continue reading This Week’s Roundup of ‘Gilmore’ Tidbits

5 Inspiring Lessons from Albus Dumbledore

Today, June 30th,  marks a rather sullen anniversary. According to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter universe, Hogwarts Headmaster Albus Dumbledore was killed 19 years ago during a battle in the school’s astronomy tower. As we all know, Dumbledore was more than just the head of the school, but an ally to his friends and students, and a proponent of the good that can be found in everyone … Continue reading 5 Inspiring Lessons from Albus Dumbledore

Rihanna Debuts New Song with ‘Star Trek: Beyond’ Trailer

Songstress extraordinaire Rihanna is famous for her eclectic take on today’s pop and R&B music, and now she’s prepped and ready to step into a whole new genre, galactic. Over the weekend the soundtrack to Star Trek: Beyond was teased online and given a release day of July 29th. Alongside the announcement, fans were gifted yet another trailer for the upcoming film, featuring “Sledgehammer”, Rihanna’s new single off … Continue reading Rihanna Debuts New Song with ‘Star Trek: Beyond’ Trailer

Rory Gilmore Talks Shakespeare and Snapchat with FLOTUS

The teasing is almost unbearable, but if the Gilmore Girls cast and crew weren’t as active on Twitter as they are, we’d be missing out on tantalizing tidbits of Gilmore like this video shared on the show’s official account featuring Rory herself discussing Michelle Obama’s world travels in support of her #LetGirlsLearn initiative. Just a couple of girls talking about books… (👻: michelleobama) — Gilmore … Continue reading Rory Gilmore Talks Shakespeare and Snapchat with FLOTUS

You Vader Watch Out: Darth Vader is Back

Ready your cosplay, and practice your breathing techniques, because EW just broke some huge Star Wars news. Director Gareth Edward’s Star Wars: Rogue One will indeed feature America’s favorite villain, Darth Vader. The publication states that they’ll have more details on the return in Friday’s edition, including a look at the Sith-lord’s first day on set. Vader’s return isn’t much of a surprise seeing that Rogue … Continue reading You Vader Watch Out: Darth Vader is Back

Music Monday: Concerning Hobbits

For most people, the summer season calls to mind memories of popsicles, swimsuits, sun, and sand. But, for Fanspeak Files, the summer of 2016 is about one thing, and one thing only, The Fellowship of the Ring. Yesterday we completed our adventure alongside Bilbo, Gandalf, and the dwarves in The Hobbit, and now we move on to a bigger, longer story in which we will follow Bilbo’s nephew … Continue reading Music Monday: Concerning Hobbits

Behold our 2016 Comicpalooza BINGO card

We’re less than a week away from Houston’s largest comic culture convention, and Fanspeak Files is as prepared as ever with this year’s edition of our Convention BINGO card. Last year we premiered this project at Comicpalooza and had a blast searching the grounds and keeping up with your pursuits on Twitter. We plan to keep the ball rolling this year, fandom friends, so be sure to save … Continue reading Behold our 2016 Comicpalooza BINGO card

‘ThinkGeek’ Stores Coming to Houston

As fans of countless TV shows, films, movies, books, and videogames, it’s easy to get lost in the sea of fandom memorabilia that has appeared online in the past five years or so. Sure, there’s always been a geek-led community that created and sold handmade gifts, and studios have taken advantage of entertainment merchandise for years, but there’s one online store in particular that has, … Continue reading ‘ThinkGeek’ Stores Coming to Houston

Meet the Cast of ‘The Cursed Child’: The Granger-Weasleys

Probably the most anticipated romance in the Harry Potter saga, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger seem to have made their tumultuous relationship work, and have raised their daughter, Rose, into someone J.K. Rowling says is  just like her mother, but a tad more grounded and more sure of herself as a young witch. Rose Granger-Weasley will be played by  Cherrelle Skeete, a young English actress with … Continue reading Meet the Cast of ‘The Cursed Child’: The Granger-Weasleys