Pop Culture Fix: Jules’ Special Episode of “Euphoria” Is Landing Early!

Deep breath. And again. 

Here’s your Wednesday Pop Culture Fix.

+ Euphoria‘s second special episode “Fuck Anyone Who’s Not a Sea Blob” / “Part 2: Jules” lands on Friday!

+ Why everyone is singing sea chanties.

+ The Queen’s Gambit beauty debate, explained.

+ Ginger Gonzaga is joining She-Hulk alongside Tatiana Maslany as “Jennifer Walters’ best friend,” who happens to be Patsy Walker, who happens to be Hellcat!

+ Queer indie games deserve more recognition.

+ Buffy turns 40.

+ NewNowNext has a rundown of 20 new LGBTQ+ movies that are landing this year.

+ Cara Delevingne and St. Vincent’s will always take me back to my first queer relationship.

+ American Gods star Yetide Badaki reveals how show helped her come out as bisexual.

+ Coronation Street fans predict new romance for Asha Alahan.

+ Kitsune Tails is an explicitly queer throwback to classic platform games.

+ GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis wrote a guest column for variety called “LGBTQ Support and Visibility Will Return During the Biden-Harris Administration After Trump’s Disastrous Policies

+ Saved by the Bell‘s reboot has been renewed for a second season.

+ CBS All Access is set to become Paramount+.

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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. You guys had me worried for a second. Ginger Gonzaga will probably not be playing Patsy Walker, since she was played by Rachel Taylor on “Jessica Jones”. I was thinking that they were divorcing the Netflix MCU from the greater MCU.

    • The linked article says that, too! Quote: Gonzaga will portray the best friend of Tatiana Maslany’s Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk on the Disney+ series. In the comics, Walters is close friends with Pasty Walker, who has been played by Rachael Taylor on Netflix’s “Jessica Jones.” Though the Netflix show was produced by Marvel Television rather than Marvel Studios, it supposedly exists inside the Marvel Cinematic Universe — meaning Gonzaga will likely be playing a different character than Walker.

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