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Abbi Jacobson Slams Amazon for Canceling ‘A League of Their Own’

By Mike Redmond | Pajiba Love | August 20, 2023 |

By Mike Redmond | Pajiba Love | August 20, 2023 |


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Amazon tried to blame the strikes for its surprise cancellation of A League of Their Own after already green-lighting a second season. Abbi Jacobson wasn’t having it. (TVLine)

Lizzo is trying to regain control of the narrative. (Lainey Gossip)

Is AOC a big sellout for saying we need better sunscreen in America, or are people just sexist AF? (Wonkette)

From Kayleigh: Companies like Meta have been using pirated copies of books from Stephen King, Margaret Atwood, and others to train AI. Bring on the lawsuits! (The Atlantic)

R.I.P. Ron Cephas Jones. (A.V. Club)

Of course, Los Angeles had an earthquake right as a historic hurricane is hitting the state. Of course. (Daily Beast)

Yeah, Meatball Ron, I don’t think Disney is gonna “move on,” buddy. (THR)

From Petr: Ian Wright’s continual championing of women’s football, you love to see it. (TikTok)

Ahsoka switched up its release schedule, and thank f*cking god. Seriously hoping this strategy holds for Loki Season 2. (Gizmodo)

Don’t call Superman: Legacy a “young Superman” movie. (IndieWire)

H.P. Lovecraft, the weird racist uncle of American horror, has his 133rd birthday today. Jake read his first Lovecraft, "The Horror at Red Hook," in Tim McLoughlin’s excellent anthology, Brooklyn Noir 2: The Classics. “I liked how he vividly described the decaying urban burg of Red Hook and used it to tell his story of cults, cops, and death.” Are there contemporary Lovecraftian horror writers you would recommend? (Cannonball Read 15)

From Tori: It’s a dad joke, but I’ll allow it.