Happy Hump Day, intrepid internet surfers! Today has certainly been a Day, so if you need a retreat from all of the depressing real-time news at the moment, we've put together our usual compilation of links worth reading, listening to, or otherwise engaging with.
- Our friends at the Nerds of Prey podcast got the chance to talk to Bitch Planet author Kelly Sue DeConnick, and the resulting convo is one you need to put in your earbuds. (Soundcloud/Nerds of Prey)
- There's a Mummy movie out right now, but all it's really accomplishing is getting people to talk about The Mummy (1999). Pajiba goes long on Brendan Fraser's career and what he's up to now. (Pajiba)
- An oldie-but-goodie interview that's making the rounds again in the wake of that kickass Black Panther trailer: Ruth Carter, the costume designer for the film, talks with Elle about her inspirations and personal activism. (Elle)
- Not quite a genre rec, but if you're watching The Keepers like everyone else on my timeline at the moment, you'll appreciate this MTV News piece about the older women of this horrifying true-crime doc. (MTV News)
- In the wake of Wonder Woman's success, maybe it's time to start looking at why we tend to err on the side of critical when it comes to female superheroes. (DAME Magazine)
- And speaking of Wonder Woman, Dr. Poison herself (Elena Anaya) shares her approach to playing the hypnotic, terrible, villainous, evil scientist in the latest DCEU film. (The Verge)
It's Wednesday. Do you know where your Jason Momoa Aquaman is?