Well hello it’s Wednesday somehow; here’s your Pop Culture Fix!
+ Lili Reinhart on why she waited to come out as bisexual.
But still, the news has changed things.
“I did have a couple of ladies sliding into my DMs which I thought was funny, but also flattering,” she admitted. “Yeah. It was interesting to see the difference in my DMs after I came out, which was a nice little surprise…And also just like, I hate to say it, more quality human beings.”
+ The AV Club is doing a Murder, She Wrote rewatch, which somehow feels kind of perfect for this moment in time.
+ No one plays the game like Billie Jean King.
+ Also, I love this.
+ Layshia Clarendon and ‘the path less taken’ through basketball and life.
+ The best alternative streaming services, from anime to arthouse.
+ Lizzo scored 11 nominations for the Billboard Music Awards.
+ Saoirse Ronan asked her gay friends for advice about playing a lesbian opposite Kate Winslet in Ammonite?
+ Ellen’s current and former staff were unimpressed with her on-air apology earlier this week. (Related from THR: How Ellen’s apology fell short.)
+ Natasha Lyonne and Alia Shawkat are developing an “Iraqi immigrant comedy.”
+ 911, Pose, and Ryan Murphy’s zillion other shows have set tentative production start dates.
+ This Harper’s Bazar profile of Sarah Paulson by Roxane Gay is fantastic, because of course it is.
+ Also fantastic: Tracy Clayton and Lena Waithe in conversation.
+ Your guide to getting into Schitt’s Creek.
+ Why Netflix keeps cancelling shows after two seasons.
+ 5 underrated veteran Black actors that deserve their flowers (and more roles).