Rachel Semigran
Rachel is an East Coast native and a total Anglophile. She received her MA in Applied Theatre (Drama in the Community and Drama Education) from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. An accomplished improviser, Rachel has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Chicago Improv Festival, and the UCB's Del Close Marathon. Along with writing, Rachel teaches theatre to young people and communities and has worked with the Old Vic, the British Museum, and Look Left Look Right. Fun fact: she is an expert cheese monger. Her favorite hunk is Colston Bassett Stilton.

Latest Articles

13 References In 'Gilmore Girls' That Will Age You

If you can believe it, Rory Gilmore's first day at Yale was nearly 12 years ago. Even though Gilmore Girls' last episode aired in 2007, the show has found new life and a new fanbase on Netflix
By Rachel Semigran

7 Backstreet Boys Lyrics You Def Misunderstood

When the Backstreet Boys first asked me, "Am I orignal? Am I the only one? Am I sex-u-al? Am I everything you need?" in 1997, my answer was a resounding YES. Ever since their chiseled bodies, covered ...
By Rachel Semigran

17 'GoT' Characters That Need to Be Resurrected

When it comes to the death toll on Game of Thrones, there are few shows on television that can match its grisly and gruesome numbers (except for The Walking Dead, naturally). However, that doesn't see...
By Rachel Semigran

What It's Like To Do Yoga When You Have Big Boobs

I love yoga; I take a vinyasa yoga class one or two times a week, and I always look forward to that hour or two each week where I get to focus on calming my mind and strengthening my body. Yoga is as ...
By Rachel Semigran

7 'GoT' Characters Who Embody Jon Snow's Spirit

The summer of 2015 will go down in pop culture history as the summer that every televison-loving person on this Earth made up theory after theory to prove that Jon Snow is still alive. Game of Thrones...
By Rachel Semigran

7 Best Tom Hiddleston Movie One-Liners

Tom Hiddleston is slated to have four films released before the end of 2015 — one gothic horror (Crimson Peak), one half animated/ half live action short (Will-Shake), one action-packed thriller (High...
By Rachel Semigran

21 Things I Noticed Watching 'The Sopranos' Pilot

One of the greatest crimes I've committed in my pop culture consumption is that I have never seen The Sopranos from start to finish. I know, I know! It's one of the finest television series of all tim...
By Rachel Semigran

What If The R+L=J Theory Doesn't Happen On 'GoT'?

If you haven't caught up on the Game of Thrones Season 5 finale yet, then I beg of thee, retreat back to the rock from which you've been living under, for there are dangerous spoilers afoot! Right, mo...
By Rachel Semigran

You Definitely Never Knew This About 'Friends'

Now that Friends is on Netflix, fans can re-live every Thanksgiving, every love triangle, and every Phoebe Buffay original song. After watching the show innumerable times, I feel like I know everythin...
By Rachel Semigran

7 Ways 'The Golden Girls' Was Ahead Of Its Time

I was a budding feminist from a very early age. I identified with Lisa Simpson not just for her adolescent belief in civic duty, but also for her strength and wisdom well beyond her years. I grew up p...
By Rachel Semigran

19 'Golden Girls' Lines To Use In Any Situation

There's no questioning the power of The Golden Girls. You can turn on the TV at any hour of the day and find four saucy babes in Miami serving up the sass. The revolutionary sitcom is celebrating its ...
By Rachel Semigran

How 'The Golden Girls' Rank In TV's Best Gal Pals

Whenever I'm feeling a little blue and in the need of a little pick me up, I can always count on Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, and Sophia to cheer me up.
By Rachel Semigran

Totally Awesome '90s-Themed Tattoos

Fun fact: I am the pop culture ringer when I play Quizzo with my friends, and that is all due to my totally '90s upbringing. I grew up in the hey day of The Simpsons, battled through long car rides on...
By Rachel Semigran

Check Out 'Legend Of Tomorrow's Hawkgirl & Hawkman

DC Comics is swiftly taking over your television screen, one character at a time. Series like Arrow and The Flash have really taken off and the grand poobah Legends of Tomorrow just keeps getting more...
By Rachel Semigran

'SATC' Was More Safe Than It Was Shocking

When Sex and the City premiered in 1998, it was hailed as one of the most envelope-pushing, modern television series of all time. It was about four successful women in their 30s living in New York and...
By Rachel Semigran

Spoiler: You're Still Not Over These 'GoT' Deaths

After five bloody seasons, fans are still shocked when a beloved Game of Thrones character dies. No, really, it's true. Since the beginning, HBO and creator George R.R. Martin have n
By Rachel Semigran

Kanye May Have Launched A Halloween Trend

When MTV signed on Miley Cyrus to host the 2015 VMAs, it was clear from the start that the network wanted this year to be the television event that everyone would talk about. And boy oh boy, did the c...
By Rachel Semigran

13 Photos Of The 'GoT' Actors Before The Show

It feels like it's going to be a lifetime before Game of Thrones returns to our television screens. After last season's harrowing, tragic finale, I am both eager to find out what happens and wondering...
By Rachel Semigran

9 Moments That Prove Jon Snow & Dany Are Twins

After Game of Thrones' shocking Season 5 finale, fans have been up in arms about the way the show left us hanging. I warn ye, spoilers afoot! When Jon Snow was left dead in the cold after being stabbe...
By Rachel Semigran

9 Most Chilling Moments From The 'Macbeth' Trailer

When it comes to Shakespearean tragedies, few are as chilling and unforgettable as Macbeth. The chance to play the role of the Scottish army general turned King is perhaps the highest honor for an act...
By Rachel Semigran