Morning Brew – “Blue is the Warmest Color” wins at Critics’ Choice Awards


Good morning and Happy Friday!

Congrats to Adele Exarchopoulos for her Critics Choice Award. The Blue is the Warmest Color star won Best Young Actor/Actress at last night’s ceremony. Blue also won Best Foreign Language Film.

19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards - Press Room

Out producer Megan Ellison was in attendance for her nominated films American Hustle and Her. Here she is with Her director Spike Jonze.

19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards - Arrivals

Austra has a wildly psychedelic new video for their song “Hurt Me Now” over at Dazed Digital.

Ingrid Jungermann’s web series F to 7th has won a independent film grant from Spike Lee. Season 2 is now in pre-production.

Vastra and Jenny are going to be back again on Dr. Who. Hypable writes:

The episode currently filming is set in Victorian times, and yes that means Madam Vastra, Jenny and Strax are back! We’re in the dark about what the plot involves, of course, but these photos from the set show us Vastra in all her green glory, Strax and even Peter Capaldi riding a horse!


Jane Lynch said Sue Sylvester is going to NYC with the rest of Glee, but has no idea how it’s going to work. Me neither and it makes me nervous.

President Obama is nominating the first ever out black lesbian judge! Congrats to Staci Michelle Yandle on holding that honor.

Will actress Lindsay Lohan marry ex-lesbian lover Samantha Ronson for a reality show?” Oh, I know! Never.

Love & Hip-Hop‘s Erica Mena and girlfriend Cyn Santana are defiantly “not lesbians.” We understand the concept of sexual fluidity.

Meanwhile Trina Braxton told Arsenio Hall she’s going “trysexual” after divorcing her husband. Yay?

I love this CounterPunch piece on reclaiming lesbian spaces in Puerto Rico.

The Dutch are getting their own version of prison series Wentworth. Lucky Dutch! Eva van de Wijdeven will play the Franky character, renamed Freddy, and the show kicks off in March. (Thanks Meeka.)

Drawn & Quarterly is putting out a super awesome book called On Loving Women. Diane Obomsawin‘s book will be “a new collection of stories about coming out, first love, and sexual identity.” It comes out in February but you can preview a page right here. (Thanks Peter!)


Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, Robin Roberts on Live with Kelly & Michael, *Degrassi (TeenNick 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m.), D.E.B.S. (Starz Comedy 12:55 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Friends “The One Where Old Yeller Dies” (TBS 3 p.m.), Cruel Intentions (5 MAX 4:25 p.m.), Laurel Canyon (Starz Cinema 4:40 p.m.), *Friday Night Lights “Toilet Bowl” (Pivot 5 p.m.), *Finding Bigfoot marathon (Animal Planet 5 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), *the xx on Later… with Jools Holland (Palladia 7 p.m.), *The Good Wife “Great Firewall”/”Ham Sandwich” (Hallmark 8 p.m., 9 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Black Sails: An Inside Look (Starz 9 p.m.), *Modern Family “Schooled” (USA 9:30 p.m.), Azealia Banks on Lovebox Festival 2013 (Palladia 10 p.m.), *Buffy “Never Kill a Boy on the First Date” (Pivot 10 p.m.), Dracula “Four Roses” (NBC 10:01 p.m.), Under the Tuscan Sun (Starz Comedy 12 a.m.), Silkwood (TCM 12 a.m.), *Chelsea Lately (E! 12:30 a.m.), *Golden Girls “Goodbye, Mr. Gordon” (Hallmark 12:30 a.m.), *Lost Girl “In Memoriam” (Syfy 2 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

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