5 Lunchtime Links: What Hillary Clinton says she has in common with Beyoncé

Beyonce Knowles attends the Costume Institute Benefit gala celebrating the opening of the new exhibit "China: Through the Looking Glass" held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2015, in New York. (Nancy Kaszerman/Zuma Press/TNS)

Beyonce Knowles attends the Costume Institute Benefit gala celebrating the opening of the new exhibit “China: Through the Looking Glass” held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2015, in New York. (Nancy Kaszerman/Zuma Press/TNS)

1. Hillary Clinton’s hot sauce claim checks out.

If you thought Hillary Clinton’s claim that she too has hot sauce in her bag (swag) was a thinly veiled attempt to gain relevancy with the young, minority demographic she most struggles with, you could be right — but, according to Mic, the facts check out. The Democratic presidential-hopeful mentioned her crucial carry-on during an interview on a hip-hop radio talk show today, adding her love of hot sauce to the list of things she shares with Beyoncé, which now includes knowing how to pronounce the singer’s name.

2. Gwen Stefani to play Austin360 Amphitheater.

Gwen Stefani will part with her stint on “The Voice” and new love Blake Shelton long enough to embark on her “This Is What The Truth Feels Like” tour, which will include a August 16 performance at the Austin360 Amphitheater, the American-Statesman’s Deborah Sengupta Stith reports. Tickets are set to go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.

3. Taylor Swift surprises San Antonio.

The very famous, now very blonde, Taylor Swift made a quick surprise appearance in San Antonio Saturday when she attended the wedding of one of her back-up singers, Austin360’s Eric Webb reports. This was all before swinging back to California to watch boyfriend Calvin Harris’ closing appearance at the Coachella music festival, during which Rihanna made a surprise appearance.

4. 100 years of film in 100 pictures.

Chances are when you were watching, say, reruns of a show you definitely didn’t need to see again, you might have missed out on a few of the major films of the past 100 years. Luckily, the AV Club has alerted us to 6-minute video that’ll fill in all the gaps. The video features 100 iconic shots from movies made in the past 100 years.

5. Amazon aims, fires at Netflix.

Now Netflix won’t be your only monthly streaming service option with which to binge-watch and binge-re-watch all your shows. Amazon launched a new monthly version of its video streaming service for $8.99 a month ahead of when Netflix is set to raise its monthly price to $9.99.

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