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Tom & Lorenzo’s Pop Style Opinionfest

Jun 2021

Queer PDAs, The History of Cruising & Hot Reality TV Goss

T Lo gossip about some "Project Runway" designer scandals, weigh in on the Chrissy Teigen and Rita Moreno stories, and talk about the history of queer PDAs, cruising, and non-verbal socializing in the pre-Stonewall era. 

Jun 2021

Dr. Jill’s Jacket, the Queens of Hacks, a Forgotten Queer Icon and Lilibet Diana

T Lo talk about Jill Biden's "LOVE" jacket and what it means, gush over the glory of the "Hacks" season finale, profile forgotten trans icon Rachel Harlow, and welcome Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor to the world.

Jun 2021

Queer Erotic History, Sex Work, and Why Pride Must Be Horny on Main

T Lo take on the tiresome "No Kink at Pride" discourse by highlighting the importance of queer erotic artists like Bob Mizer and Tom of Finland as well as the brave contributions of the front line of Queer Liberation, the sex workers who fought back first. 

May 2021

When Fashion Design Meets Costume Design: “Cruella” and “Halston”

T Lo discuss the Oscar-worthy work of costume designer Jenny Beavan in the surprisingly high-quality and couture-focused "Cruella" and interview Jeriana San Juan, the costume designer for Netflix's "Halston" on how to merge fashion design with the needs of costume design.

May 2021

“Halston,” “Hacks” and the Future of the Red Carpet

T Lo gush over Jean Smart and her new HBO Max series "Hacks" and the news that Laverne Cox is taking over red carpet duties on E! Then they give the history behind the legendary "Battle of Versailles" depicted in "Halston;" an event that changed the world of fashion forever.

May 2021

Looking Out Over the Spring 2021 TV Landscape

T Lo report on upcoming seasons of "Lupin," "Call My Agent," and "Making the Cut," before launching into reviews of "Jupiter's Legacy," "The Nevers," and "Mare of Easttown." Plus a look at "Pose" and an explanation of why they don't want to cover the show.

Apr 2021

Oscar, Halston and Captain America

T Lo talk about the 2021 Oscars and what to expect from this year's red carpet, then Tom launches into a fairly critical review of "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" and how the series failed before Lorenzo gushes over the upcoming Halston biopic and why it's important.

Apr 2021

Colton Underwood’s Problematic Coming Out

T Lo take on the coming out of "The Bachelor" star Colton Underwood, his problematic past, and why you should support the act of coming out even if the person isn't a role model. PLUS: A review of the scandal-tinged but entertaining HBO series "The Nevers" and a look at the anti-queer backlash to a Valentino fashion ad.

Apr 2021

Dr. Jill’s Tights and Khloe Kardashian Fights

T Lo take on the minor kerfuffle over what the press called Dr. Jill Biden's "fishnets" and offer their theories as to why people may have been surprised to see FLOTUS rocking them. Then it's on to Khloe Kardashian's public meltdown over a candid photo, what she revealed about her own issues and why her statement lacked self-awareness. PLUS: You should watch "The Great Pottery Throw Down!"

Apr 2021

Going Low on High Culture

T Lo review Netflix's "The Serpent" and Disney+'s "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" before launching into a gushfest over how amazing Michelle Pfeiffer is in "French Exit." PLUS: a long discussion on high and low culture and how most film, television and music critics play into some damaging ideas about who is accessing it and why. 

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