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Liz Prugh

Liz is the co-founder of PureFandom.com, an always aspiring #fiercefemale, and loves geeking out over anything and all sci-fi. She believes Luke Skywalker is the most underrated Jedi and has spent an embarrassing number of hours theorizing about 'Game of Thrones'. She hosts several Pure Fandom podcasts on Game of Thrones, Marvel, and Star Wars. Nerd out with her on Twitter @lizprugh.

‘A Podcast Remembers’ Episode 1: What being “true dragon” means in ‘Game of Thrones’

This podcast is hosted by Liz and Eric Prugh. The two are married and use drinking wine and talking about Game of Thrones as their date night. Because of the TV series’ insanely long hiatus, the pair look back at some of the most intricate storylines, characters, and myths in the world of Westeros. Tune in as […]

‘Doctor Who’ Director Alice Troughton talks the significance of the female perspective in film

In previous Fierce Female features we’ve touched on the universal female superpower: multi-tasking. Internationally acclaimed director Alice Troughton is no exception to this. Alice holds credits of directing projects like the BAFTA-winning Doctor Who episode “Midnight”, the multi-award winning film Cucumber, and several episodes of supernatural/sci-fi shows adored by millions: Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Teen Wolf, In the […]

‘The Originals’ series finale: We’ve thought about it, and you shouldn’t be pissed

Spoiler warning: This post discusses The Originals series finale, which aired Aug 1, 2018. Alright, The Originals fans, let’s talk about that finale. We’ve had five-ish days to think it all over, and here’s where my head is: Stop being so pissed off. No, I am not trying to get in the good graces of showrunner Julie Plec, […]

‘Cloak and Dagger’ EP, stars Olivia Holt, Aubrey Joseph at SDCC: “Kids will save the world”

During San Diego Comic Con this year it was announced that Freeform’s hit new Marvel show Cloak and Dagger will be back for a second season. The series is breaking boundaries and getting recognition with its controversial topics, engaging its younger audience. Executive producer Joe Pokaski touched on this during the Cloak and Dagger press room following the show’s […]

SDCC Exclusive Podcast: Deborah Harkness wrote All Souls Trilogy for “smart, vital, lively” female students and readers

Fans of the All Souls Trilogy are thrilled at the news that the TV adaptation, titled after the first book in the series, A Discovery of Witches, will air in the UK this September and has been picked up for U.S./Canada airing by Sundance Now (official air date coming.) The story, written by author and […]

Was the Real James Bond’s a Canadian Spymaster?

We all know James Bond, the famous super-spy with an affinity for martinis, baccarat, and beautiful women. James Bond has been the subject of numerous novels and blockbuster movies over the past few decades and shows no signs of slowing down. The character has managed to captivate the world with his espionage skills, not to […]

Syfy’s ‘Krypton’ may star Superman’s grandpa, but it’s a show about strong women

What I love about the Syfy network is that it’s not afraid to take risks. Unlike many—if not all—networks, Syfy is not afraid to go “full sci-fi” with its series. (See: Van Helsing, 12 Monkeys, The Magicians, Wynonna Earp, classics like Battlestar Galactica, and new series Nightflyers from the mind of George RR Martin.) The […]

Julie Plec at SDCC 2018: ‘Originals’ spinoff ‘Legacies’ is about friendship

During San Diego Comic Con, fans of The Vampire Diaries and its spinoff The Originals were gifted with a teaser trailer for the latter show’s spinoff, Legacies, starring Originals costar Danielle Rose Russell (who plays Hope Mikaelson) and TVD star Matthew Davis (historian Alaric Saltzman). TVD-verse queen and creator Julie Plec will serve as showrunner, […]

‘Legacies’ trailer at SDCC: Is Hope Mikaelson a hero or villain?

The Vampire Diaries fans, rejoice! The first trailer for The Originals spinoff glimpses briefly into the history of the beloved TVD-verse, and introducing the new show’s theme: friendship. Starring Originals costar Danielle Rose Russell (who plays Hope Mikaelson) and TVD star Matthew Davis (historian Alaric Saltzman), the series will dive into coming-of-age dramas for the teenaged […]

SDCC 2018: Deborah Harkness talks ‘A Discovery of Witches’ U.S. air date, incredible set

Author of the widely successful All Souls Trilogy book series Deborah Harkness led the San Diego Comic Con panel of the TV adaptation, named after the series’ first book A Discovery of Witches, and teased new clips of the highly-anticipated show. First, the cast and crew dropped news that the show, by Sky One Productions, has […]

‘Nightflyers’ star Jodie Turner Smith dishes on her mysterious role in George RR Martin series

Syfy’s new Nightflyers series (from the mind of George RR Martin) is sure to scare unlike any TV show before it, says the series executive producers. During San Diego Comic Con, we sat down with the producers and cast as they dove into the terrifying world developed by Martin. Two of the series stars, Jodie Turner Smith […]

SDCC 2018: Syfy’s ‘Nightflyers’ EPs share how the horror fantasy is unlike anything we’ve seen

Syfy’s Nightflyers executive producers Gene Klein and David Bartis shared all the gory details behind the type of horror fans can expect in the TV adaptation of George R. R. Martins horror/sci-fi story. In the video below, the two share how each character on the spaceship brings their own baggage that drives their fear. Their […]

Syfy’s ‘Nightflyers’ from George R. R. Martin: Cast talks insane spaceship set at SDCC 2018

Fans have been craving more news about Syfy’s highly-anticipated new series from the mind of George R. R. Martin, Nightflyers. At San Diego Comic Con, we sat down with the cast and dove into how this psychological thriller will be a complete mind bend, magnifying each character’s fears, forcing them to resort to their primal instincts. […]

SDCC 2018: Alex Kingston shares her excitement for ‘A Discovery of Witches’

A Discovery of Witches fans, rejoice! The TV adaptation of the All Souls Trilogy by author and historian Deborah Harkness had its first San Diego Comic Con panel, and it did not disappointed. Sharing clips of Peter Knox, Aunt Emily and Aunt Sarah, and of course star-crossed lovers Matthew and Diana, fans were craving for […]

‘A Discovery of Witches’ at SDCC: Teresa Palmer talks Diana Bishop

A Discovery of Witches star Teresa Palmer and executive produce Lachlan MacKinnon sat down for roundtable interviews following the series’ panel in Ballroom 20, and it was epic to say the least. The conversation centered around Teresa’s overwhelming enthusiasm to play such an iconic female character in the world of science-fi/supernatural, so magically created by author […]