Pop Culture Fix: Kristen Stewart Is Frankly Not as Impressed With Her Career as You Are

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Oh hey there, I’m just sitting here drinking a salted caramel cold brew and sorting through my mental notes to try to figure out if my new therapist is gay — how’s your day going? Probably it’ll be going even better after this Pop Culture Fix!

+ Kristen Stewart says she’s only made “five really good films” throughout her career.

+ Did y’all see that Julianna Marguiles said “stop assuming I’m straight!” but also didn’t say she’s queer? My list of questions for this woman never stops growing.

+ Home Economics has picked up a full season order from ABC!

+ Freeform has picked up Kristin Newman’s comedy pilot, which is based on her memoir and features a lesbian couple: “Kosha Patel is Rikita, a pregnant, salt-of-the-earth nonprofit lawyer, who is happily married to her wife and committed to her work. She is another of Kacey’s three closest friends.”

+ Hype guy Ali Liebert is as excited as we are for Abbi Jacobson and Jodi Balfour.

+ Stephanie Beatriz is adapting the fictional true crime podcast Tejana for TV! The first six episodes are available now!

+ Chucky turns a tired horror cliche on its head.

+ Tessa Thompson’s Viva Maude is developing Luster, the bestselling debut novel by Raven Leilani, for HBO.

+ The first bisexual (Australian) Bachelorette and the messy history of bisexual representation on reality TV.

+ 6 rare TV shows with asexual characters, from Game of Thrones to BoJack Horseman.

+ All ten seasons of American Horror Story, ranked.

+ Brandi Carlile is disappointed she’s been moved from the American Roots to Pop category for the Grammys.

+ It’s Vampire Week over at Vulture and I am dying to know what you think of their list of Vampires, Ranked by Hotness.

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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.

Heather has written 1240 articles for us.


  1. I haven’t seen the second season of Rojst ’97/The Mire mentioned on AS, even though it has an awesome, badass lesbian detective who flirts by analyzing her crush’s zodiac sign! Talk about lesbians and astrology! Anyway, it’s a really good polish show, I just think it’s worth watching :)

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