Pop Culture Fix: Aspirational Exes St. Vincent and Carrie Brownstein are Making a Comedy About Themselves

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+ IFC Films picks up St. Vincent and Carrie Brownstein’s meta comedy about themselves.

+ Kate Siegel will star in the new Netflix thriller Hypnotic.

+ What’s fact and what’s fiction in The United States vs. Billie Holiday.

+ I Care a Lot costume designer Deb Newhall on styling scamming lesbians.

+ Da’Vine Joy Randolph and Miss Lawrence on how they became Billie Holiday’s glam squad.

+ Cynthia Erivo has joined the new Roar anthology series from GLOW’s creators, along with Alison Brie, Merritt Weaver, and Nicole Kidman.

+ Jodie Foster explains her shout-out to Aaron Rodgers during her Globes acceptance speech.

+ The 2021 Golden Globes proved we no longer need the Golden Globes.

+ Nintendo Switch’s Pioneers of Olive Town is a step forward for gender representation.

+ Noelle Stevenson is on this week’s episode of Slate’s Working podcast.

+ Netflix’s Call My Agent is a quietly radical look at the problems queer parents face.

+ New documentary Lioness highlights out bi boxing icon Nicola Adams.

+ Smithers & Beyond traces every queer moment on The Simpsons.

+ The ten minutes of queer TV that changed Australia.

+ How is lesbian desire represented on screen?

+ Hailee Steinfeld has mixed feelings about Emily and Sue.

+ Best headline of the week: Witch-Disguised-As-an-Actress Kathryn Hahn Has Been Fostering Kittens.

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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, 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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