Hello and welcome to your weekly Pop Culture Fix, which I am writing for you even though the only thing I can think about is SOCCER.
+ Tessa Thompson was Eartha Kitt on last night’s Drunk History (as narrated by Nicole Byer). You gotta watch!
— Derek Waters (@derekwaterss) July 2, 2019
— nicole byer (@nicolebyer) July 2, 2019
+ Lucy Lawless cannot believe she’s still having to convince people Xena and Gabrielle were gay. (There is, inexplicably, an autoplay video with sound at this link???)
+ Brittani Nichols is writing on this; maybe you’ve heard of her?
**HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT** 📣
A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW premieres AUGUST 2 on @hbo! Fridays at 11pm! Follow @BlackLadySketch! I created #ablss to amplify just some of the many incredible black ladies in comedy and am so proud of it!! ALSO IT’S FUNNY AF. #ablackladysketchshow pic.twitter.com/UhjYZCBBgz
— Robin Thede (@robinthede) July 1, 2019
+ How One Day at a Time was saved by Pop TV. Also, Gloria Calderon Kellett and Mike Royce talked to Deadline about the cultural importance of the last-minute save.
+ 😂 (30 seconds after the USWNT defeated England yesterday.)
— Rachel Maddow MSNBC (@maddow) July 2, 2019