Pop Culture Fix: Kate McKinnon Can’t Stop Clowning on Kate Winslet

Happy Monday, my friends! Did you wake up to the happy news Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli had a baby? Hey, me too! And here is some more news in your Pop Culture Fix.


+ Kate McKinnon gives Kate Winslet a a run for her wawa hoagie in SNL’s Mare of Easttown parody. This is the second Kate McKinnon/Kate Winslet parody in like a month!

+ Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette was as misunderstood as its teenage queen

+ Apex Legend’s new character Valkyrie is canonically lesbian.

+ Azie Tesfai suits up as The Guardian on Supergirl!

+ Angelica Ross on returning to Pose and Janet Mock’s premiere speech.

+ Line of Duty‘s Kate-Jo relationship wasn’t quite queerbaiting, but still missed the mark.

+ Pride chatted with Abbi Jacobson about her queer character in The Mitchells vs. The Machines.

+ Lilly Singh makes the jump to Netflix as NBC ends A Little Late

+ Everything’s Gonna Be Okay star Kayla Cromer on Matilda’s queer coming of age.

+ Clarice is about to introduce a storyline featuring Jen Richards to counter and reframe the dangerous narrative that painted Buffalo Bill as “transsexual.”

+ MJ Rodriguez is joining Maya Rudolph for a new Apple comedy series.

+ How Cluemaster compares to other Batwoman villains.

+ What Mythic Quest gets right and wrong about sexism in the gaming industry.

+ Monica Lewinsky is involved with “every script” for Impeachment: American Crime Story

+ Robin Roberts is coming to Disney+!

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Heather Hogan

Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior editor who lives in New York City with her wife, Stacy, and their cackle of rescued pets. She's a member of the Television Critics Association, GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Twitter and Instagram.

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1 Comment

  1. Having Jen Richards on Clarice could be interesting, but the issue would be not enough people know about the show to undo some of the egrious mistakes they did with Buffalo Bill.

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