Lisa Granshaw

Full-time writer

New York City

Lisa Granshaw

I'm a freelance writer who specializes in pop culture, entertainment, fashion, and other lifestyle topics.


Star Trek: Deep Space Nine cast looks back at its very first episode

It began with "Emissary," a two-part episode that set up a very different world for fans.

An oral history of the show that changed Star Trek

In January 1993, Deep Space Nine premiered and changed what people thought about the franchise.

Alan Rickman’s 16 best moments in the Harry Potter films

In honor of Severus Snape's birthday, here are Rickman's most memorable moments.

How improv groups are bringing D&D to the stage

Theater and tabletop is a combination that is less unlikely than it might seem.

11 great geeky crafts you can make for the holidays

Here are 11 crafts you can make to combine your geekiness with the holidays!

Batalon Would Love to See Ned Leeds Break Bad

Ned Leeds is Spider-Man's best friend, but the actor wouldn't mind Ned taking a dark turn.

Why do fans pay to watch Dungeons & Dragons live shows?

Live D&D is a growing phenomenon.

Star Trek: Discovery Cast Preview the Series | San Diego Comic-Con 2017 | SYFY WIRE

The Star Trek: Discovery cast and producers give a preview of what's to come in the first season.
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Inside the British Library's Harry Potter exhibit

Fans can feel like they're in Hogwarts classrooms thanks to this new exhibition.

How Star Wars inspires its fandom to craft

Many Star Wars fans have felt inspired to express their love for the series through crafting.

Star Wars Super Graphic book explains a galaxy far, far away with Force-filled infographics

It uses infographics to make understanding the galaxy easier than a Jedi performing a mind trick!
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Why Fezzik & Inigo have one of the best friendships in film

The Princess Bride has withstood the test of time for three decades.
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Lisa Granshaw

My work has appeared on various websites including Syfy Wire, the Daily Dot, Boing Boing, Playboy, and Geek & Sundry. My writing has been syndicated on Zap2it, The Huffington Post, Mashable,, MSN Living, HLNTV, and Yahoo.

I have also written for magazines including Star Trek magazine and Star Wars Insider.

I am available to write features, quick turnaround assignments, and more. Additional clips and recommendations are available upon request.