Happy weekend! I hope you have something fun and exciting on your calendar.

An excellent and important interview with Connie Wun, the executive director of AAPI Women Lead, and Nicole Chung in Nicole’s (excellent) newsletter for The Atlantic this week: Violence Against Asian American Women Is Rooted in More Than Just ‘Hate’

A really interesting, and very smart, somewhat logistical piece: The Baby-Sitters Club Wasn’t Enough for Netflix Anymore. This really hit me: “I think female audiences are trained to not take their own stories as seriously. Stuff men were obsessed with when they were 9 is treated like Hamlet. How many Spider-Man movies are there? How many Star Wars? They tell it over and over again from different perspectives. That’s all fine, obviously. But what if someone treated something for girls that seriously? Even with a fraction of the money.” (I would argue that there is one exception to this, and it’s certainly not at the level of Star Wars, but I think the female version of this is Little Women. Having said that, where are my Little Women action figures!?) [Vulture]

Such a good article from Robin Givhan at WaPo: “Ralph Lauren revises his vision of the American Dream, inspired by the style of HBCUs: His new collaboration with Morehouse and Spelman recognizes the fashion history of Black students.” These photos are so beautiful (and I want to buy a lot of it).

Also super interesting: Everyone Was Surprised By The Senate Passing Permanent Daylight Saving Time. Especially The Senators. [Buzznet]

This is AMAZING: Anne Hathaway tells Stephen Colbert that she just met the real Jared Leto since he was in character the entire time. [Lainey]

Bless: Behind the Entenmann’s Cellophane, a Slice of Long Island Life. Oooh now I want some Entenmann’s. (I probably haven’t eaten any Entenmann’s since like 1986 but no matter.)

Aw, Hiddleston and Zawe Ashton are (probably) engaged! [Celebitchy]

This is some fun and interesting inside baseball at Lainey: Best Actor nominee Andrew Garfield reveals to Jimmy Kimmel that Hollywood pays attention to Oscar race

Oooh, I love these pieces: What The Buyers Are Buying From The Fall 2022 Runways. A great piece (that I would have pitched for myself when I was young and energetic and now just want to read from my sofa) would be following a buyer around fashion week and just explaining their job and what they do, and getting the nuts and bolts of their decision-making process in real time. [Fashionista]

Speaking of fun and interesting logistics: Lady Gaga, or how to appear on two red carpets on the same night [El País]

We were JUST talking about this: Outlander Intimacy Coordinator Vanessa Coffey, Stars Lauren Lyle and César Domboy Take Us From Script to Screen on That Revealing Birth Scene. [TVLine]

Important, as I love a scammer series: The Best & Worst of the Scammer Series: ‘The Dropout,’ ‘WeCrashed,’ and ‘Super Pumped’ [Pajiba]

This was an absolutely fascinating obituary at the NYT, a real slice of a very singular time and place: Annie Flanders, Founder of Details Magazine, Dies at 82

Monday is the season finale of The Gilded Age! Catch up with our recaps here. Do you need a dress for a wedding (or party?). I rounded some up! You don’t want to sleep on our Outlander recaps. (I can say that because I didn’t write them!) And btw the BAFTAs AND the Critics Choice Awards were last weekend — catch up with the red carpets over the weekend if you missed them!

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