No Filter: Kate McKinnon And Gillian Anderson Share An Interest In Hard Science

Hello, haunting white eggplants! If you’re anything like me, you spent this weekend dealing with your very intense emotions by going to see Ghostbusters in 3D by yourself. Also, you probably fell deeply in love with Kate McKinnon as Jillian Holtzmann, pansexual beast of my dreams. An image has been floating around the internet for quite some time featuring a very young Kate McKinnon dressed as Special Agent Dana Scully for Halloween, but that image received new life this week wheeeen:

The image of Dana Scully and Jillian Holtzmann gazing deeply into each others’ eyes over a Bunsen burner is forever engraved upon my heart.

Seriously, famous queer women hitting on each other via Twitter is my new favorite thing. In other Unattainable Bisexual News, Ke$ha is going on tour and Lady Gaga is single. As you were.

The internet’s been sort of exploding over the new Against Me! single and album, on top of Laura’s friggin’ adorable relationship with Coeur de Pirate’s Beatrice Martin. That said, I’d like to focus this week on this incredibly intricate and beautifully done tattoo on Laura’s leg. Also, allow me to take a moment to say damn, Laura.

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There is literally a rainbow floating above the rainbow unicorn Lauren Morelli and Samira Wiley are riding through this pool, but that’s OK, no big deal.

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I've long enjoyed the blessing of being surrounded by brilliant people, of having conversations so full of nuance and insight and humor and love, that some would consider them rare gifts, and yet are a regular part of my life. Nonetheless, every once in a while some gem among the gems startles you in a way that reminds you that there are still undiscovered countries waiting to challenge and enchant. Moments that break your life into before & after. Today was one of those, and I never want to forget it. Not to capture it's already fleeting magic, but to stay humble in gratitude of how much I still have left to grow and enjoy. Thank you @thefawz @tracelysette @lavernecox @alohadevon and @ean.weslynn for sharing this day. #OWD #transisbeautiful

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Suicide Kale won the Audience Award and Brittani Nichols won the People’s Choice for Cute Smiles Award.

Just thought you guys would like to know about this very attractive situation, since their Insta is just screenshots of Pokemon Go now.

Even wonky-eyed Ellen Page is pretty adorable.

Very important celesbian dog Kimberly, reading No Filter for a very MC Escher-esque effect.

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Pacific Tree Frog

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Carrie Brownstein caught you this tiny frog.

Mey’s girlfriend Demi Lovato is allegedly hooking up with some MMA guy but she’s probably thinking about Mey here.

Please join us next week, when this column will probably be exclusively Pokemon Go screenshots for all I know.

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Stef Schwartz is a founding member and the self-appointed Vapid Fluff Editor at She currently resides in New York City, where she spends her days writing songs nobody will ever hear and her nights telling much more successful musicians what to do. Follow her on twitter and/or instagram.

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  1. This is a spoiler-free buffer sentence and also I know this isn’t actually exactly how it is but now every time I see their insta I just can’t help but think things like,

    Lauren Morelli and Samira Wiley just floating carefree into the alternate universe where she didn’t kill Poussey

  2. I know it’s not very likely with all the sexism out there, but if Ghostbusters ever get a sequel, I really, really want it to have a new character played by Gillian Anderson. Seriously, if this movie can get better, it’s by adding Gillian Anderson to the mix. And yeah, I would also like to see a romantic storyline between her character and Holtzmann, but that’s nearly impossible. Still, a person can dream.

  3. @stef thanks, for bringing a little light into the universe in the form of GILLIAN ANDERSON flirting with Kate McKinnon via twitter. made my day.

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