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.

Latest Articles

Sadie Sink On How 'Stranger Things' Season 3 Can Avoid A Majorly Sexist Trope

We all know the feeling of the first day on the job. You step into a room, everyone's got their eyes on you. They each have their established, comfortable niche, and as the new kid on the block, you stick out like a sore thumb until you eventually fi…
By Kelsea Stahler

The Next Great 'Star Wars' Character Is Actually From A Video Game

Spoilers for Star Wars Battlefront II ahead. On Nov. 17, the game that ruffled the feathers of a few angry fanboys when its female protagonist-focused first trailer dropped finally debuted, and gamers met the woman at the center of it. Star Wars Batt…
By Kelsea Stahler

Heads Up, Fangirls: Hela Is Actually Going To Make You Root Against Thor In 'Ragnarok'

Spoilers for Thor: Ragnarok ahead. Cate Blanchett's latest performance just might make you want to root for a killer. As Hela, the villain in Thor: Ragnarok, Blanchett defeats a hoard of hundreds, all well-meaning Asgardian warriors, in one of her fi…
By Kelsea Stahler

The One Dungeons & Dragons Reference You Need To Know For 'Stranger Things' Season 2

Spoilers for Stranger Things Season 2 will follow. While the theory was that Season 2 of Stranger Things would include a Dungeons and Dragons monster called the Thessalhydra, things didn't quite work out that way. The season took its own turn, but in…
By Kelsea Stahler

How To Decide If You'll Continue To Watch The Hundreds Of Movies Produced By Harvey Weinstein

Reading through multitudes of sexual harassment assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein can be harrowing for any woman. For so many of us, these accusations remind of us things that have happened to ourselves, our friends, our mothers and sister…
By Kelsea Stahler

Why Whitney Cummings Wants You To Stop Being Afraid Of Being Selfish — Right Now

Whitney Cummings is gently lunging towards me. Her iPhone is unlocked, and open to a folder of inspirational quotes, texts, and images of herself as a child — all of which she's casually flipping through and explaining in detail. This folder, full of…
By Kelsea Stahler

In The Bustle Booth With Whitney Cummings

When celebrities hang out with Bustle editors, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to get creative. The rest is up to them. This time, comedian, actor,…
By Kelsea Stahler

The "Gun Control Now" Debate Consumes Twitter After The Las Vegas Shooting

Following any act of mass violence in the U.S. Twitter is one of the more volatile places to try and have a discussion. Tensions are high, people are upset and looking for an outlet, and debates inevitably get heated. And after Sunday night's tragic …
By Kelsea Stahler

Bey's Verses On "Mi Gente" Will Make You Want A New Album, Stat

We all knew she wouldn't stay out of the spotlight forever, and now, Beyonce (sort of) has a new song (it's technically a remix, but fans will take it, OK?). This time, Bey isn't dropping an entire album out of the blue while exposing a possible bout…
By Kelsea Stahler

Twitter Has An Insane Theory About Kylie Jenner's Rumored Pregnancy

Twitter loves a bonkers as hell theory and the brand new rumor that Kylie Jenner is pregnant has given fans a hell of a source for inspiration. In fact, within seconds of TMZ breaking the news that the youngest Jenner sister may be with child, the "K…
By Kelsea Stahler

Abbi & Ilana On Why 'Broad City' Season 4 Is Only Kinda About Trump

Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson are so freaking relaxed right now. They're barefoot, curled up on a couch at the Hilton Bayfront in San Diego. They're 13 floors above the ballroom where, in a matter of hours, fans at San Diego Comic-Con will be scream…
By Kelsea Stahler

Here's How You Know Taylor Is Talking About Calvin Harris & Tom Hiddleston In "...Ready For It?"

Another day, another Taylor Swift song full of clues. This time, Swift released "...Ready For It" early Sunday morning after teasing the breezy song during Saturday Night Football. A showdown that was supposed to be about Alabama Vs. Florida State qu…
By Kelsea Stahler

This Photo Captures Taylor Swift's Two New Singles So Perfectly, It Hurts

Because Taylor Swift can't seem to go a weekend without dropping something new, the singer teased her next new song, "Ready For It," during ABC's coverage of Saturday Night Football. The showdown was supposed to be between Alabama and Florida State, …
By Kelsea Stahler

"Ready For It" Just Brought Old Taylor Swift Back From The Grave

Apparently, Taylor Swift cannot go one weekend without debuting new music now that's she reentered the arena. During the the Alabama vs. Florida State football game on Saturday night, she dropped another one. Luckily, the lyrics of Swift's "Ready For…
By Kelsea Stahler

'The Defenders' Proves That Marvel Is Finally Listening To Its Female Fans

Krysten Ritter. Èlodie Young. Rosario Dawson. Jessica Henwick. Rachael Taylor. Debra Ann Woll. Simone Missick. Sigourney freaking Weaver. These are the women of Marvel and Netflix's The Defenders, and living proof that Marvel might finally be listeni…
By Kelsea Stahler

Continuing To Watch 'Bachelor In Paradise' Doesn't Make You A Bad Feminist

If you watch Bachelor in Paradise, you probably enjoy making fun of Robby Hayes' Kate Gosselin knock-off coif. You might giggle every time Ben Zorn gratuitously mentions his dog. And you definitely shed a tiny, happy tear when Evan Bass said he think…
By Kelsea Stahler

Josh Hutcherson's New Show Is Going To Shake 'Hunger Games' Fans To Their Core

The one-time Peeta Malark has a new series, and it involves a whole lot more, um, let's just call it spunk than any of his past projects. Future Man stars Hutcherson as a janitor and big time gamer who gets roped into helping two video game-esque war…
By Kelsea Stahler

Why "Geek Couture" Is A Movement That Every Woman Should Get Behind

Comic-Con and cosplay go hand-in-hand, but in every legion of hardcore cosplayers lurks another, more stylized movement. Yes, men and women cosplayers let their creativity fly in spectacular fashion, dressing up with meticulous and creative detail as…
By Kelsea Stahler

'Rocko's Modern Life' Fans Will Love The Creator's Take On The Revival

For those fans who watched the original Rocko's Modern Life as children, ignorant of its slyly very adult jokes, only to grow up, see Rocko and Heffer staying in a motel usually reserved for sex workers and go "WHOA," the creator of the series has so…
By Kelsea Stahler

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 issues. Comedy is powerful as hell, and we're toasting …
By Kelsea Stahler