Pop Culture Fix: “Lumberjanes” Is One Step Closer to Becoming a Netflix Animated Series

Hey, it’s a Wednesday — it’s Wednesday, right? — Pop Culture Fix! I


+ Netflix has signed a first-look deal with BOOM! studios, the comic book publisher behind so many of your favorite comic series and graphic novels, including Lumberjanes, Carly Usdin’s Heavy Vinyl and The Avant-Guards, Gaby Dunn’s Bury the Lede, and more! Maybe this is how Noelle Stevenson will follow-up She-Ra!

+ Hilarious queer stand-up specials to stream while you’re quarantined.

+ Amazon has added some free Sesame Street, HBO, and Warner Bros. movies to stream. (Related: Netflix stock reaches an all-time high as the average American is now streaming eight hours of content a day.)

+ Oprah is working on a special about COVID-19’s impact on Black America.

+ Grey’s was planning to kill of a major character at the end of season 17.

+ Emily VanDerWerff chatted with Vox’s Culture editor’s four-year-old daughter about Trolls World Tour and it is delightful!

+ I love you, Dolly Parton.

+ Over at O magazine, Wanda Sykes chats about her decision to come out after Proposition 8 passed in California in 2008.

+ From Nicole Sam over at Simon & Schuster’s Get Literary blog: Track by Track: 5 Books to Read after Listening to Halsey’s Manic album.

+ If you’re not watching Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe’s #ATouchMore series on Instagram Live, you are seriously missing out.

+ CBS has cancelled God Friended Me.


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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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