Good morning! Is it really Wednesday already?
Want to hear some really great news? Amy Poehler will play Tina Fey‘s sister in the upcoming film The Nest. Out writer Paula Pell penned the script based on her own life and relationship with her sister, which she told us about in a recent interview.
And now it’s all happening!
Miley Cyrus talks with Tavi Gevinson about feminism in the new issue of Elle, which includes some discussion on gay fans.
Sexually ambiguous duo La Roux are finally releasing another album. Trouble in Paradise will come out July 7 in the U.S., and the following day in the UK.
Rumor has it Joan Jett will front Nirvana at their upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. I fully support this.
Vanity Fair has an excerpt from Carol Leifer‘s new memoir.
Looking for some more Cosima intel before Season 2 of Orphan Black kicks off? Here’s what creator Graeme Manson told EW:
But does she have time to get it on with her French lover? That’s all I need to know.
Jessie J has more to say about all the “hate” she’s receiving on Twitter since un-coming out as bisexual. It really seems to be digging her into a deeper hole.
Brittney Griner has a new book out (review and interviews forthcoming!) and in it, she discusses how she was bullied growing up. She’s launched a new anti-bullying campaign called BG: BU which is also an app. The memoir, In My Skin, is a very in-depth look at Brittney’s life thusfar, and I think you’ll all really enjoy it. While you’re waiting for our coverage, check out her interview with Elixher and this video with ESPN.
Out director Lisa Cholodenko has been named guest director of the 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival.
Kate McKinnon has a small part in the comedy Intramural, premiering at Tribeca this week.
Sia has a beautiful new lyric video for her song “Chandelier.”
Director Lukas Moodysson (Fucking Amal) has a new film called We Are the Best and it’s about some young queer punks. F yeah.
Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), *Warehouse 13 marathon (Syfy 8 a.m.), Orphan Black “Entangled Bank” (BBC America 10 a.m.), Degrassi “Waterfalls, Pt. 1 & 2” (TeenNick 11 a.m./11:30 a.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.), Kicking & Screaming (HBO Signature 1:10 p.m.), *I Hate My Kitchen “Loft in the ‘Burbs” (DIY 1:30 p.m.), Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning (HBO Comedy 1:55 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), Basic Instinct (Encore Classic 2:50 p.m.), Happy Endings (TMC 4 p.m.), *Finding Bigfoot (Animal Planet 5 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), *Nurse Jackie “Tiny Bubbles” (Showcase 8:30 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), *Real World: Ex-plosion “Reunion” (MTV 10 p.m.), South Beach Tow (TruTV 10 p.m.), Lindsay Lohan on Late Show with David Letterman (CBS 11:35 p.m.), She Hate Me (Starz InBlack 12:10 a.m.), *The New Adventures of Old Christine “For Love or Money” (Nick Jr. 1:30 a.m.), *American Horror Story: Asylum “Tricks and Treats”/”Nor’easter” (FX 2:14 a.m./3:14 a.m.), Mulholland Dr. (IndiePlex 2:45 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)