Kelsea Stahler
Kelsea is the Senior Entertainment Editor at Bustle and has written for Vulture, The Date Report, Nerve, The Frisky, CMJ, TV Without Pity, and Hollywood.com. She frequently worships at the altars of anything Star Wars, Daenerys Targaryen, and really delicious cheeseburgers.

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For Kristen Bell, Laughing At A Time Like This Is The Only Way To Survive

Throughout July, Bustle's Comedy IRL package is featuring photo shoots, profiles, and stories of the women in comedy who are using their craft to elevate female voices and speak out on important issue...
By Kelsea Stahler

Why Watching 'Rocko's Modern Life' (Probably) Made You A Better Adult

The year was 1993. Everyone's mom was obsessed with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan's Sleepless In Seattle romance; Ryan Gosling and Justin Timberlake were tweens on The New Mickey Mouse Club; and Rocko the wa...
By Kelsea Stahler

You Can Actually Drink The Whiskey From 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle'

For many Kingsman: The Secret Service fans, the chance to do, well, anything that the characters in the sleeper hit do in the films is an exciting prospect. And for fans of a good libation and the Kin...
By Kelsea Stahler

Why '90s Kids Are Going To Love 'Captain Marvel'

OK, so Marvel fans probably weren't clamoring to find out when the highly anticipated Captain Marvel movie takes place, but now that the information has been announced at 2017 San Diego Comic-Con, mil...
By Kelsea Stahler

The Harry Potter Starbucks At Comic-Con Is Making Fans Go Nuts

The thing about San Diego Comic-Con that's so freaking delightful is the sheer number of big budget, highly produced "experiences" put forth by fans' favorite TV shows and movies. From the ridiculousl...
By Kelsea Stahler

Lilly Singh Didn't Become A Boss By Waiting For Permission

Throughout July, Bustle's Comedy IRL package is featuring photoshoots, profiles, and stories of the women in comedy who are using their craft to elevate female voices and speak out on important issues...
By Kelsea Stahler

Rachel Bloom Hopes Her 'Crazy Ex' Songs Make You Feel Less Alone

Throughout July, Bustle's Comedy IRL package is featuring photoshoots, profiles, and stories of the women in comedy who are using their craft to elevate female voices and speak out on important issues...
By Kelsea Stahler

Bustle's Comedy IRL Class of 2017

Bustle's Comedy IRL is not a Top 10 comedians list. There's no power ranking here. This is a celebration of the power of women in comedy. Throughout the month of July, Bustle is toasting the creative,...
By Kelsea Stahler

'The Big Sick' Is "Too Long" For A Feminist Reason

Sharing a project that you've poured your heart and soul into is hard for anyone. It's particularly hard when the project at hand is a full-length film about the time you and your wife fell in love, b...
By Kelsea Stahler

Rachel Bloom Is Trying To Make You Uncomfortable

Rachel Bloom won’t sit down. We’re in a sunlit conference room at Bustle HQ, where she’s just finished posing in a giant, aluminum-lined red room while Roy Orbison classics wafted about the set. The p...
By Kelsea Stahler

Why You May Not Want To Praise 'Rough Night' For Being "Raunchy"

Rough Night is an woman-led comedy in a man's world. At least, that's what you're led to believe if you've seen a handful of recent headlines about the hilarious movie from Broad City writers Lucia An...
By Kelsea Stahler

Ilana Glazer Is Not Your Best Friend

You probably think you know Ilana Glazer. She has that effect on people. So if you’ve thought of her as your best friend in your head, join the club. Having shared her real-life friendship with Broad ...
By Kelsea Stahler

Why Women Are Crying During 'Wonder Woman' Fight Scenes

The scene: A besieged town on the Western Front during World War I. German soldiers are holding strong, and out of the shadows comes Diana Prince, deflecting bullets with her gauntlets and shield, bur...
By Kelsea Stahler

'Baby Driver' May Be The Most Ambitious Movie Of 2017

"Baby Driver" is perhaps best known for being the title of a bouncy, folksy Simon & Garfunkel song, and while the '50s-style tune bops along on the Baby Driver soundtrack (roaring engine sound effects...
By Kelsea Stahler

Why Eiza Gonzàles Wanted To Run In Heels In 'Baby Driver'

Running in heels is generally a "don't" for a few reasons. One, it can be downright dangerous (rolled ankles can lead to nasty sprains — I know from lengthy personal experience). Two, it evokes the of...
By Kelsea Stahler

We Need To Talk About This Messed Up Baby Groot Scene

Baby Groot is everything. Baby Groot is perfect. And in Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2, Baby Groot stars in a scene that I literally had to watch through my hands. It was so not OK. I may have cried a...
By Kelsea Stahler

Why The Women Of 'Star Wars' Are The Fandom's New Hope

Every year on May the Fourth, I ride the subway from Brooklyn to Manhattan in some form of Star Wars gear to celebrate my fandom and become suddenly sheepish. Despite the fact that The Force Awakens a...
By Kelsea Stahler

The Final Season Of 'Star Wars Rebels' Is Going To Get Dark

It's no secret that Star Wars Rebels is, at least in a timing sense, a lead-up to the events of Rogue One. Kanan and Ezra's adventures all take place in the years before Jyn Erso finds out about the D...
By Kelsea Stahler

Why Is 'Star Wars Rebels' Ending?

Nothing good can last forever, and such is the case with Disney XD's Star Wars canon-bound cartoon series: Star Wars Rebels will end after Season 4, creator and showrunner Dave Filoni announced Saturd...
By Kelsea Stahler

Mark Hamill's Carrie Fisher Tribute Was The Group Therapy We Needed

It's kind of uncomfortable crying over losing someone you've never actually spoken to. And when Carrie Fisher passed away, and I cried to my sister in law and brother and told my co-workers that "toda...
By Kelsea Stahler

'Rogue One' Is More Than Just A Star Wars Story

It's true, that for Star Wars fans, the release of the first ever standalone Star Wars Story is a very meaningful moment. If this film succeeds, it's a pretty good indication that other standalones wi...
By Kelsea Stahler

What It's Like At 'The Daily Show' Post-Trump

If you managed to look away from the state maps on one of the major news networks long enough to watch The Daily Show on Election Night 2016, you witnessed an unusually emotional display; one that mir...
By Kelsea Stahler

Riz Ahmed Is So Proud Of 'Rogue One'

You might not see it coming, but I'd wager that you're going to have a soft spot for Bodhi Rook upon seeing Rogue One on Dec. 16. The former Imperial pilot who forsakes the Empire — and as we see in t...
By Kelsea Stahler

Alan Thicke's Best 'Growing Pains' Lines

For most '90s kids, there is only one thing that we know Alan Thicke for, and that's Growing Pains. But since the news that Thicke has passed away at the age of 69 after a heart attack, it seems like ...
By Kelsea Stahler

Yes, 'Rogue One' Feels Like A Star Wars Movie

From the moment the makes of Rogue One began talking about the standalone Star Wars story, they've been adamant about one thing: This movie is different. Still, any fan going to the theater on Dec. 17...
By Kelsea Stahler

This 'Rogue One' Deleted Scene Would've Been Great

With the exception of a brief scene at the start of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, droids in the Star Wars universe are generally male. There was a brief moment in which we though BB-8 might...
By Kelsea Stahler

Don't Call Cassian Andor A Wannabe Han Solo

At this point, the lovable rake seems as integral to making Star Wars feel like Star Wars as the Force. Not only do we have Oscar Isaac's Poe Dameron becoming the resident handsome smart-ass in the ne...
By Kelsea Stahler

Felicity Jones Adores Jyn Erso As Much As You Do

It's should come as no surprise that young female fans have already taken to Rogue One's lead, Jyn Erso, even before the film has graced screens all over the country. As far back as July, young fans w...
By Kelsea Stahler

Actor Stefania LaVie Owen Is Fearless

As an actor, if your first boss is Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson, you're starting off on a pretty great foot. And if your first boss is Peter Jackson when you're only 10 years old, you're not o...
By Kelsea Stahler

What It's Like To Eat Like Lorelai Gilmore

The life of one Lorelai Gilmore is the epitome of greener grass on the fabled other side. She drinks coffee all day, she eats everything fried, gooey, and delicious with endless gusto, and balks at fr...
By Kelsea Stahler

The Star Of 'Moana' Is A Real Life Heroine

By now, those of you with an internet connection have likely heard praise for Disney's latest animated feature, Moana. From the insanely beautiful animation, to Dwayne Johnson's pitch perfect comedic ...
By Kelsea Stahler

In The Bustle Booth With Haylie Duff

When celebrities come into Bustle HQ in New York, whether it's for a photoshoot, videoshoot, or a Facebook Live, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, ...
By Kelsea Stahler

In The Bustle Booth With Laura Marano

When celebrities come into Bustle HQ in New York, whether it's for a photoshoot, videoshoot, or a Facebook Live, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, ...
By Kelsea Stahler

'Good Behavior' Is A Good Distraction

As 2016 gets closer to its end, you'd be forgiven for needing something to pull you out of reality for a bit, especially since so many of your favorite shows have started taking their Thanksgiving or,...
By Kelsea Stahler

'Beauty & The Beast' Keeps Its Empowering Angle

A live-action sequel has more than a few mountains to climb, born out of the concept alone. But when you add to it the pressure of maintaining the empowering elements of a female lead, contemporary ex...
By Kelsea Stahler

'Beauty & The Beast's Trailer Shows The Beast

The moment has finally arrived. Fans everywhere have been wondering endlessly what the new live-action Beauty And The Beast would really look like and Nov. 2 a few images of the cast of characters wer...
By Kelsea Stahler

'Moana' Is The Hero Every Little Girl Needs

Bring some tissues with you when you head to theater on Nov. 23 to see Disney's newest animated film, Moana. While it doesn't open with tragedy the way Disney-Pixar's Up did, you will absolutely be cr...
By Kelsea Stahler

It's OK To Grieve After The Election

Nov. 9 is going to be the toughest day that many of us face. Attempting to go back to work, to get normal things done, to not cry when a friendly face asks how your morning is all a little more diffic...
By Kelsea Stahler

How 'Inferno' Does Right By Felicity Jones

Generally, when you think about heading to the theater for the next big Da Vinci Code sequel, you're probably thinking of just one person: The lovable Tom Hanks. Despite the jokes about his character,...
By Kelsea Stahler

Marion Cotillard Has Responded To Brad Pitt Rumors

After more than 24 hours of speculation and rumor surrounding the claims that she was the alleged reason for Brangelina's split heard 'round the world, Marion Cotillard responded to the Brad Pitt chea...
By Kelsea Stahler