You know what I was wishing for today? One of those little spray guns they have (had?) at bars that they spritz seltzer out of right into your glass? Wouldn’t that be cool, and then instead of the other buttons being soda, it could be flavors for your seltzer! Maybe I should just crack and get a SodaStream.


+ Charlize Theron really does want to make that lesbian Die Hard, y’all.

+ Gillian Anderson will play Eleanor Roosevelt in the new Showtime First Ladies series.

+ Lee Daniels on Billie Holiday: “Her imperfection is what made her perfect.”

+ Shadow and Act has an exclusive clip of The United States vs. Billie Holiday!

+ Legends of Tomorrow is moving to Sunday to pair with Batwoman when it returns in May.

+ The many cruelties of I Care a Lot.

+ Lorraine Toussaint on She-Ra, Orange Is the New Black, and The Equalizer.

+ The Director’s Guild of America reports, completely unshocklingly, that women of color are still underrepresented behind the camera.

+ In a recent interview, Zendaya balked at the question “What do you like most in a man?” which Drew is calling “a soft coming out.” 😂

+ It’s a Sin and the untold stories of the women in the AIDS crisis.

+ Netflix’s true crime boom is it a dangerous crossroads.

+ The Black women of Star Wars and how they’re represented.

+ Why don’t TV characters have text history?

+ Best tweet of the week?


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Heather Hogan

Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior writer who lives in New York City with her partner, Stacy, and their cackle of rescued pets. She’s a member of the Television Critics Association, the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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