Pop Culture Fix: That’s a Wrap on “Orange Is the New Black” and Other New Beginnings

This is your weekly Pop Culture Fix, the very best place to hide from Twitter.

+ Orange is the New Black has wrapped production, and Jenji Kohan and the cast are saying goodbye.

Brie Larson believes Carol and Maria are the “great love” of Captain Marvel.  👀

+ IndieWire’s 100 greatest films directed by women includes loads of queer and trans women, including Chantal Akerman, Lilly and Lana Wachowski, Lisa Cholodenko, Dee Rees, Desiree Akhavan, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jennie Livingston.

+ We’ve been telling you Shane’s about Shane it up on grown-ish and now you can see for yourself. Here’s a clip from tonight’s episode.

+ Janet Mock is featured on Beyoncé’s website as part of the We Good series!

+ Praise the heavens: Batman will not show up on Batwoman.

+ YouTube start Lilly Singh has officially come out as bisexual.

+ I love this: Disney Princess careers, based on their characters.

+ The past a future of women’s orgasms on-screen.

+ Ellen Page has penned a new op-ed at The Hollywood Reporter: “Hate Violence Is Not a Hoax

+ Vanity Fair’s post-Oscars portrait studio is up and it’s oh so lovely.

Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver, and Pam Grier are here with a T-R-A-I-L-E-R for Poms.

+ Over at The A.V. Club: Russian Doll, Maniac, The Good Place, and how helping others is also helping yourself

+ Anna Paquin chatted with IndieWire about finding her dark sense of humor by producing her own projects.

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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. tbh i feel like aurora’s job should be entrepreneur with an app that connects to ur smart whatever and tracks sleep hygiene

  2. IndieWire was clearly having a hard on with Kathryn Bigelow (Point Break, are you fucking kidding me??!!) because they forgot about Margarethe von Trotta.

    Well, at least they mentioned Barbara Hammer (Dyketactics is one of the most powerful things I’ve ever watched)

  3. Ugh, that Vanity Fair photoshoot was so beautiful.
    So many women! Of color! Most women front and center in the pictures they do share with men! Those clothes! The sheer glamour.

  4. Two things I found amusing from that Disney Princess article:

    1.) The sign Cinderella is has next to her: Time’s Running Out Be The Fairy Godmother They Need.

    2.) The sign next to Snow White titled: How are you feeling today? with the dwarfs!

    I’m a sucker for that kinda stuff! :)

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