This Cartoon About Fangirls Might Hit a Leeeettle Close to Home

Whether or not you embrace or eschew the term "fangirl", this adorable video about ladies who obsess over certain shows might strike a geeky chord with some of us. » 7/16/13 3:15pm 7/16/13 3:15pm

Kick Ass: Batwoman Gets Her Own Comic

Kate Kane, aka Batwoman, will be getting her own series this year, DC comics revealed. It will be the first time a major American comic book publisher has released a series with a gay character in the title role. [NYT] » 4/14/10 5:20pm 4/14/10 5:20pm

In A Country Far, Far Away...

This video, of a girl identifying Star Wars figurines with her mouth, just validated the many painful hours I've spent in German class. Because there is nothing better than her "talent" - except maybe the blindfold. Or the presenters. [BoingBoing] » 3/10/10 11:20am 3/10/10 11:20am

Baby, You'll Be Famous

She's been a doll, a Sim, and now Lady Gaga will become - most naturally - a cartoon. Bluewater Productions is releasing the comic books as part of a celebrity series, which will also include Taylor Swift. [E!Online] » 1/05/10 2:45pm 1/05/10 2:45pm

Hollywood Needs To Take Women, Fangirls Seriously

The Princess and the Frog doesn't hit theaters until December 11, but it's already making money — and it joins New Moon and Precious as proof that audiences respond to female-driven stories. » 11/23/09 1:00pm 11/23/09 1:00pm

80% Of All Women Babes Plan To See Twilight

Oh, Twilight » 11/21/08 5:00pm 11/21/08 5:00pm. It's embarrassing that something so crappy is associated with being female. In this clip about the movie's "fangirls," a reporter claims that 81% of all women(!) plan to see the movie. He also says females are "better known as babes" and that girls were turned on to the books by their moms — even though…

"'When I used to go to the San Diego comics convention, the only women were children or wives of fanboys who looked oppressed being there,' says Eric Reynolds, an editor at the graphic-novel publisher Fantagraphics. 'Now it's just as common to have a woman come up to our booth, and for her husband to be the… » 1/07/08 4:30pm 1/07/08 4:30pm