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, the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Twitter, and Instagram.

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