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Tom & Lorenzo’s Pop Style Opinionfest

Jan 2021

How Vogue did Kamala Harris Wrong

T Lo take a look at the controversy surrounding Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris' covers for Vogue magazine, bringing their knowledge of the magazine's style and inner workings along with their perception of VP Harris' own style and why they two were bound to fail when you put them together. All that plus their reactions to the "Sex and the City" reboot!

Dec 2020

T Lo’s Holiday Entertainment Guide

T Lo give their thoughts on a whole bunch of holiday home-viewing options, with reviews of "Tenet," "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," "Bridgerton" and "Wonder Woman 1984." PLUS: Why Tom may never watch "The Mandalorian" again!

Dec 2020

Movie Talk: The Controversies Surrounding “Mank” and “The Prom”

T Lo review "Mank" and respond to the critical kerfuffle surrounding its mythmaking and then tackle Ryan Murphy's "The Prom" and the charges of "gayface" in casting James Corden. PLUS: Dumb online controversies and why they keep happening!

Dec 2020

“The Crown” Meltdown, Elliot Page and the Scary Decline of Movie Theaters

T Lo talk about the silliness surrounding the calls for "The Crown" to label itself fiction, discuss Elliot Page's announcement and how to talk and write about trans celebrities, and respond to the shocking Warner Brothers plan to release their 2021 slate of films on HBO Max.

Nov 2020

The Life and Legacy of Princess Diana

In preparation for season 4 of "The Crown," T Lo take a good long look at the life of Princess Diana - not just the scandals, heartbreaks, revenge schemes and fashion, but the way her tumultuous life changed both the institution of the British monarchy and how the public sees it, but also the royal family itself. 

Oct 2020

AOC, Kim Kardashian and the Shifting Sands of Celebrity Culture

T & Lo contrast the outcry against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Vanity Fair cover with the outrage over Kim Kardashian's tone-deaf 40th birthday celebration, noting how celebrity culture is changing in 2020 while AOC is forcing change on the dried-up world of politics. 

Oct 2020

When Sarah Jessica Parker Calls, Pick Up

T Lo got a surprise phone call from none other than Sarah Jessica Parker, who took issue with something they wrote about her. The resulting conversation was broad, illuminating, sincere, nuanced and friendly as two different sides of the celebrity ecosystem got to hear what it was like for the other one. 

Oct 2020

V TAWK: Star Trek: Disco, Bly Manor, The Undoing and The Queen’s Gambit

T Lo talk about a bunch of new shows: The 3rd season of "Star Trek: Discovery," "The Haunting of Bly Manor," "The Undoing" and "The Queen's Gambit." It's a spoiler-free in-depth look at all four, from costumes to stars to sets, locations and special effects.

Oct 2020

Hate-Watching “Emily in Paris” and Mourning “GLOW”

T Lo are amused by the "Emily in Paris" backlash and unpack how and why the show is both a fun distraction and horribly off-tone for the current moment. Plus, a sad goodbye to "GLOW" and other more interesting shows with more complicated characters.

Sep 2020

Hanging with the Boys in the Band

T Lo review and unpack the new adaptation of "The Boys in The Band" on Netflix, offering thoughts as gay men who came of age in the 20th Century and how the play has changed in their minds over time and whether this new version has anything new to say or hits differently in the present day. 

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