Morning Brew – Sia covers “Billboard”

Good morning!

If you loved Fucking Amal (Show Me Love) as much as I did, you’ll be thrilled to see that  Swedish director Lukas Moodysson is back with a new film called We Are the Best.

If you’re in San Francisco, you should make sure to get to your public library on November 12. Ann Bannon will be part of a two hour discussion on the history and importance of lesbian pulp novels.

Fearless Defenders may be cancelled, but Fuck Yeah Fearless Defenders has a couple of super rad preview pages that are very, very lesbian.


ABC has ordered more scripts from Super Fun Night. Yay for lesbian writer Jen Braeden. I hope we’ll get to see Marika realize she’s a lesbian soon.

The Guardian talked with some of the women who are mourning the loss of Candy Bar already. We’re losing lesbian bars all over the world. Sigh.

Julianne Hough went as Crazy Eyes for Halloween. Sadly, she decided blackface was the way to go. Sigh.

Bisexual actress Mary Lynn Rajskub will play Bebe, a pastry chef, on 2 Broke Girls.

Sia is on the cover of Billboard magazine. The out singer/songwriter number one hitmaker right now, and she has no interest in being famous. She even let Billboard publish her “anti-fame manifesto.”


If you have 10 minutes, watch this short film from out filmmaker Karina Vidal called Red & Blues.

Queer group Hi Fashion have a hot new video for “PUPUSA.”

Arrested Development has a 42-song soundtrack coming out.

The Life and Times interviewed Syd tha Kyd.

The Independent’s International Pink List includes Diana King and Russian journalist Masha Gessen.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, *Tabatha Takes Over marathon (Bravo 6 a.m.), *Buffy (FX 7 a.m., 8 a.m.), *Ellen (FX 9 a.m., 9:30 a.m.), *Catfish: The TV Show (MTV 11 a.m.), *Love & Hip Hop marathon (VH1 11 a.m.), *Sex and the City (E! 1:30 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *Girlfriends (Centric 3 p.m.), Chasing Amy (Pivot 3 p.m.), Under the Tuscan Sun (Encore 6 p.m.), Election (TMAX 6:45 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Black Ink Crew (VH1 9:30 p.m.), Judy Gold on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (FXX 11 p.m.), Mulholland Dr. (Starz Cinema 12:40 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes rerun