Morning Brew – Wed. May 22: Brit Marling and Ellen Page play spin-the-bottle, Ellen and Portia buy a mansion

Good morning!

Apparently Brit Marling and Ellen Page kiss during a game of spin-the-bottle in their new film The East. That’s a good enough reason to see it, IMO. The film opens May 31.

The co-stars seem pretty close.

The B Word: Bisexuality in Contemporary Film and Television touches on everything from Tila Tequila to Chasing Amy. Check it out.

Oh Lord. Former Jersey Shore “star” Angelina kisses another woman in this new music video.

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have bought yet another new home. This one is a straight-up mansion and cost $26.5 million.

Leighton Meester was spotted filming Life Partners at Long Beach Pride over the weekend. How could you miss her in that outfit?

This video is a tad NSFW, but it has Amber Tamblyn making out with Amy Schumer. Unfortunately, that’s not really the NSFW part. I guess it depends on where you work.


The Awl interviewed out musician Thalia Zedek about her ’90s band Come.

The film adaptation of Michelle Tea‘s Valencia will premiere in its entirety at Frameline.

A lesbian couple in NYC have started a web series to review the best places to dine. It’s called Destination Eats and you can watch their reviews on YouTube.

If you’re looking for a tailor or some pants that fit you just how you like, try Fourteen, “a clothing line of classic suit separates specially tailored for the lesbian, queer, and trans community.”

Tig Notaro made Out‘s Hot List. She’s honored among such greats as Big Ang.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller (Current 9 a.m.), SEC Storied: Abby Head On (ESPNU 10 a.m.), *The Ellen Show/Kitchen Cousins (HGTV 1 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy (Lifetime 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *Iron Chef America (Cooking Channel 3 p.m.), Glee Live in Concert (HBO Family 5:35 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), Under the Tuscan Sun (Encore Love 7:05 p.m.), Orlando (Sundance 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Bomb Girls (Reelz 9 p.m.), Rent (Encore Love 9 p.m.), R&B Divas (TV One 10 p.m.), Chicago Fire (NBC 10 p.m.), *Iron Chef America (Cooking Channel 11 p.m.) and Women in Film (IndiePlex 12:45 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes a rerun

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