Watch Out for Lisbeth Salander’s Rat Pranks in the BAMF Girls Club

If you have a sleepover at the BAMF Girls Club, just remember that Lisbeth Salander will probably fuck with you while you're sleeping. So don't sleep — stay vigilant through the wee small hours of the morning and wait for Katniss Everdeen to make some squirrel fur pancakes. She uses real bits of squirrel so you know… » 7/12/12 11:15pm 7/12/12 11:15pm

An Unabridged List Of Words Used By Critics To Describe Lisbeth Salander

Lisbeth Salander, the "girl" in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, is actually a very complicated woman. On the one hand, she's smart, strong, and doesn't stand for bullshit. On the other, she's a vengeful sociopath, possibly with Asperger's. So how does one explain such a character, in what's one of the most highly… » 12/23/11 3:40pm 12/23/11 3:40pm

Dragon Tattoo Jeans, For The Psychopath In You

Lisbeth Salander is, according to Stieg Larsson's novels, "a pale, anorexic young woman who had hair as short as a fuse, and a pierced nose and eyebrows." She's hostile, she had a highly traumatic childhood, she's completely anti-social, she once set a man on fire. Her unflinching ability to exact physical torture… » 12/02/11 3:50pm 12/02/11 3:50pm

What Makes A Perfect Female Action Hero?

Action heroines are rare creatures. The earliest were female versions of pre-existing male heros, like Wonder Woman, BatGirl and SuperGirl. Some more recent heroines have their roots in fantasy or sci-fi, like Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Selene from Underworld, or Alice from Resident Evil. But while there are plenty of … » 5/06/11 3:29pm 5/06/11 3:29pm