Pop Culture Fix: Kate McKinnon and Elizabeth Warren Dance Out Their Silent Rage on “Saturday Night Live”

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+ Kate McKinnon and Elizabeth Warren danced it out on SNL this weekend because we love to celebrate a woman when her ambition isn’t poised to make her even more powerful!

Here’s Warren’s skit:

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+ HBO is adapting potentially the most beloved gay video game of all time (or, well, video game with a gay storyline), The Last of Us, with the game developers and and the writer/producer of Chernobyl. They promise they’re going to keep Ellie’s lesbianism in tact, which is good, because I think there’d be a riot outside HBO if they did not.

+ Zaya Wade walked her first red carpet!

+ Power is spinning off again, this time with Power Book III: Raising Kanan, and it will include LaVerne β€œJukebox” Thomas β€” who clocked in at #83 on our Top 100 Queer and Trans Women of Color Television Characters in TV History β€” to be played by Tony Award nominee Haley Kilgore.

+ Katrina Law chatted with TVLine about Nyssa showing up on the Arrow series finale, Sara being Nyssa’s beloved and soulmate, and how she wants to drop by on Legends of Tomorrow and “mess with Ava a little bit.”

+ Tessa Thompson says Westworld‘s third season feels like the show is starting over.

+ Netflix Canada agrees with us and you that this is the one Glee thing that’s still worth talking about!

+ Five female editors who rejected the female gaze.

+ The women film editors standing out in a very male-dominated industry.

+ Go behind the scenes of Wynonna Earp‘s fourth season and Melanie Scrofano’s directorial debut.

+ Here are some photos from the cast and crew of Pose on the first day of season three filming.

+ COVID-19 is expected to have disastrous effects on the film industry.

+ Adam Shankman has signed on to direct Hocus Pocus 2.

Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior writer who lives in New York City with her partner, 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 Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Heather has written 1060 articles for us.

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