Jennifer

Jennifer Dorsey

Editor


Jennifer is a communications nerd with a passion for stories in every form. She spends more time with a book in hand, an iPod attached, and a pen and paper at her side than is probably healthy. She also loves a good debate. You have been warned.

By Jennifer

Many Versions, One Story: GeekyCon Opening Ceremonies

Thursday ushered in GeekyCon 2016 with a fun and thematically appropriate opening ceremonies. Focused on the validity of many versions, updates, and spinoffs of an original story – even ones we hold dear – and how we can celebrate the More…

Get Ready for More Magical History from J.K. Rowling

The gifts from J.K. Rowling keep on coming. Pottermore announced that tomorrow Rowling will release the first installment of a new series – exclusive to Pottermore – called Magic in North America. The first four posts are called History of Magic in More…

Hamilton Mixtape Gets Its First Voices

I think we all can agree that more Hamilton anything is a good thing, right? Well then get ready for some pretty cool news. The Hamilton Mixtape, a long-time dream of Lin Manuel Miranda’s, is taking shape and now has More…

Rent Announces New Tour for 20th Anniversary

If you’re a Renthead who can’t get enough of one of the most iconic musicals to hit the Great White Way, then you’re in luck. The Pulitzer prize and Tony Award-winning original production – written by the late Jonathan Larson – More…

Hamilton Extends Tour to the West Coast

Hamilfans, brace yourselves. The 2017 Hamilton tour has been extended to the West Coast! Lin Manuel Miranda – the genius behind Hamilton and one of the current stars of the show – announced runs of Hamilton in San Francisco and More…

ICYMI: Hairspray is NBC’s Next Live Musical

The live musicals continue (and seem to be on a decent trajectory) with NBC’s announcement that their next show will be Hairspray. The 2016 broadcast will air in December. While the deal is not entirely final, NBC going public is More…

Playbill Announces Partnership with BroadwayCon

The upcoming inaugural BroadwayCon just keeps getting more and more exciting. Playbill announced today a partnership with BroadwayCon to help bring the con to life. The con is a first-of-its-kind presentation of theatrical events – from workshops, to Q and More…

The HPA Turns 10 and Raises Over $100,000

Yesterday, the Harry Potter Alliance – a non-profit dedicated to making activism accessible through the power of story and turning fans into heroes – turned 10. To celebrate, for the past month the organization has also been running their HPA10 More…

Our Favorite Banned Books

This past week was the ALA’s Banned Books Week – a week when we celebrate the books that have been challenged and banned across the country and world. These books are criticized because of their content and are unfairly kept More…

Trailer for Final Season of Downton Abbey

Grab your tissues, Downton Abbey fans. A one minute trailer for the final season of one of our favorite British TV shows is out. And between the music, the constant talk of goodbyes, and the knowledge that enough time has More…

The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah Takes His Chair

Let’s be honest, we’re still not over Jon Stewart hosting his last Daily Show episode. But as we all go back and marathon every one of his seasons religiously, we can now get a first look at his replacement, Trevor More…

Goodbye, Jon Stewart

This week, Jon Stewart took his final bow on The Daily Show. We’re all still recovering and many of us are re-watching our favorite moments from the past years. The Millennial generation grew up on his satire and his coverage More…

GeekyCon Showcased the Big Social Power Creators Have

This year GeekyCon launched several new tracks, including Full Time Geek. One of the programs that the track highlighted was Phenomenal Social Powers… Itty Bitty Content Space. Moderated by Jackson Bird, Communications Director of the Harry Potter Alliance, the program More…