T Lo take on the disastrous Balenciaga holiday ad campaign and what it says about the bubble the fashion world lives in. And speaking of bubbles, they also unpack the recent Buckingham Palace racism scandal and what it says about the institution of the monarchy. And finally, they review one of their fave films of the year, the thoughtful, provocative, humane WOMEN TALKING.
T Lo unpack all of the news surrounding Naomi Biden's wedding, from who made the dress to why they never should have done that Vogue editorial. PLUS: a deep dive in TÁR, the world of classical music conducting, its nuanced take on cancel culture, and Cate Blanchett's stunning performance.
T Lo dive deep on the fashion journey of Diana, Princess of Wales, from her early days as a Sloane Ranger to becoming the hottest fashionista of the 1990s, tracing how she told the story of her life through her clothes. PLUS: Why does THE WHITE LOTUS suck so much this season? And why you should watch 1899.
T Lo discuss Meghan Markle's recent interview with VARIETY and the ways it underlines just how bad a fit she was for royal life. Plus: Judi Dench gets really mad at THE CROWN and Queen Alicent makes her move in the penultimate episode of season one of HOUSE OF THE DRAGON.
T Lo pay tribute to Angela Lansbury, review the final season of DERRY GIRLS, unpack the latest HOUSE OF THE DRAGON and talk about the notable changes in ANNE RICE'S INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE.
T Lo take on the Marilyn biopic BLONDE, starring Ana de Armas, and unpack all of the ways the film brutalizes the memory of Marilyn Monroe in service to a misguided attempt to make a point about her victimhood. PLUS: Another deep dive into HOUSE OF THE DRAGON, with a discussion on the time jump episode THE PRINCESS AND THE QUEEN.
T Lo have a few final things to say about the British Royal Family and Queen Elizabeth's funeral before exploring the criticism that HOUSE OF THE DRAGON is homophobic for killing off a gay character. Is "Bury Your Gays" a valid criticism or have we moved past it? Does it even apply to a story as brutal as any set in the GAME OF THRONES universe?