Pop Culture Fix: Well and Here’s Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana

Friends! You’ll never guess what! I finally got some Labelle sneakers in Animal Crossing! I am so hip. And here is your Wednesday Pop Culture Fix.


+ Well, and here’s Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana in Pablo Larraín’s Spencer.

+ Hmm.

+ Lots of queer stuff nominated for Independent Spirit Awards, including loads of noms for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom — and Viola Davis, of course — and best screenplay for Alice Wu’s The Half of It!

+ Why Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom should win at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

+ Games still haven’t got bisexuality right.

+ How Ammonite fetishizes British-ness.

+ Survivor‘s Lyrsa Torres on being a “baby queer nugget” inspiration.

+ The Prom‘s Jo Ellen Pellman says Kate McKinnon is her role model.

+ Gatekeeping is why most films don’t receive diverse reviews.

+ Coronation Street’s Lucy Fallon and Doctor Who’s Peal Mackie star in a new lesbian horror series from Audible.

+ Hunter Schafer wants everyone to find their own unique light.

+ Demi Lovato will star in the new comedy, Hungry: “NBC has given a put pilot commitment to Hungry, a single-camera comedy in which ‘friends who belong to a food issues group help each other as they look for love, success and the perfect thing in the fridge that’s going to make it all better.'”

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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10 Comments

  1. Everytime I see Ammonite in the title of something I always get excited thinking it’s going to be about Nicola Griffith’s Ammonite and then I’m always let down that it’s not a scifi adventure romp set on an entirely female planet. Like, I’m sure the British historical drama has its merits but it’s not space lesbians.

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