Welcome to your weekly pop culture fix, the only news on the internet that won’t push you close to the edge of a panic attack!
+ Melissa McCarthy is playing lesbian biographer Lee Israel in the upcoming biopic Can You Ever Forgive Me? It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival over the weekend to solid reviews. I’m attending a screening in a few weeks and will report back!
+ Is anyone watching Netflix’s Atypical? Brigette Lundy-Paine, who plays Casey, told the Advocate that she identifies as queer and also that her character has a storyline around her sexuality this season.
+ Here’s your day made.
The 💋 mark is what made the speech so special 😊 https://t.co/9yibMsksYD
— Lena Waithe (@LenaWaithe) September 10, 2018
+ This sure is Sarah Paulson in a suit talking about the new season of American Horror Story. She also talks about how she’ll never say no to Ryan Murphy, and that makes one of us!
+ The first teaser for Noelle Stevenson’s She-Ra reboot has got me HYPED!
+ I’m still confused about whether or not A Simple Favor is gay but I’m going to keep pretending it is until someone tells me otherwise, even if it’s just so I can tell you Anna Kendrick’s never seen Gossip Girl.