Carrie archives Fisher
Jan 14, 2017   Leave a Comment 'Carrie Remembered'

I first met Carrie at one of the big celebrity parties she used to throw with Penny Marshall for their October birthdays. I didn’t know her; I was there with a gaggle of other young women who were all “plus ones” of other people, and Carrie and Penny thought we were prostitutes — I was so excited. I had never been mistaken for a prostitute before! But we were allowed to stay. I talked to her a little bit — she had just had Billie, so I remember there was this tiny infant. Read More: // here

Jan 13, 2017   Leave a Comment 'Carrie Remembered'

Every year, the Golden Globe Awards honor multi-generational Hollywood families by naming a daughter from an entertainment family as Miss Golden Globes.
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Jan 13, 2017   Leave a Comment 'Carrie Remembered'

The late actress’s faithful companion now lives with her daughter, Billie Lourd. Read More: // here

Jan 13, 2017   Leave a Comment 'Carrie Remembered'

Billie Lourd is opening up about the love and lessons she learned from her late mother, Carrie Fisher, in an emotionally charged message on Instagram. Read More: // here

Jan 05, 2017   Leave a Comment 'Star Wars'

As of Thursday, there are more than 35,000 signatures. Read More: // here

Jan 02, 2017   Leave a Comment Gallery/Icons

Screencaps from the following added to the Gallery.
* Return of the Jedi
* The Graham Norton Show (16 December 2016)
* The Big Bang Theory (episode “The Convention Conundrum”)
Icons added to the Media section.

Dec 31, 2016   Leave a Comment remembering carrie

In the two days since actress and writer Carrie Fisher’s death at age 60, friends and strangers have publicly shared stories of her kindness, particularly in times of struggle with mental illness and addiction — two challenges Fisher faced openly. But few stories are as personal and raw as one posted Thursday by the son of actor Richard Dreyfuss, Fisher’s longtime friend who appeared in the 1990 film version of her novel “Postcards from the Edge,” for which Fisher also wrote the screenplay. Read More: // here

Dec 31, 2016   Leave a Comment remembering carrie

As the world mourned the deaths of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds this week — with Reynolds dying just one day after her daughter — an image surfaced that captured the attention of Hollywood and beyond. The photograph, shot in black and white, shows a young Fisher waiting in the wings, watching in awe as Reynolds performed on stage. It seems to encompass so much of what the world knew of them — Fisher’s life as the daughter of an acting icon, and that indescribable bond between mother and child seen in their interviews and depicted in the Star Wars star’s writing. Read More: // here

Dec 31, 2016   Leave a Comment remembering carrie

When the news broke that Carrie Fisher died, the Internet rose up as one and cried out with sadness. Our princess, our General, is gone. Here at Nerdist, the mourning felt quieter, more intimate. For many of us, Star Wars and the community that grew on the Internet around science fiction, books, movies, and what may be labelled by the world as “nerd culture” is home, and Carrie Fisher has always been there. Read More: // here

Dec 30, 2016   Leave a Comment 'Bright Lights'

HBO’s buzzy Bright Lights documentary is being moved up to a Jan. 7 air date after the passing of its subjects, Hollywood icons Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. The premium cabler had originally planned to air the documentary in March. Read More: // here

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