Sex and the City By the Bay? Romantic Tropes and Gay Relationships in HBO’s Looking
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Sex and the City By the Bay? Romantic Tropes and Gay Relationships in HBO’s Looking

This beyond fa-habulous post is brought to you by our resident San Francisco and Looking expert, D_M_A_T_T! We’re only two episodes into Looking, and HBO’s favorite San Franciscans are already taking some big steps in their romantic lives – let the games begin! Agustín finally moves out of the San Francisco apartment he shares with … Continue reading

Looking or Lacking? On Public Transportation, Love, and Diversity in HBO’s New LGBT Dramedy
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Looking or Lacking? On Public Transportation, Love, and Diversity in HBO’s New LGBT Dramedy

Please give a warm welcome to D_M_A_T_T, a first-time Tube Top contributor! He was born and raised in San Francisco, so feels uniquely positioned to give nothing but a balanced and totally not focused on the minutae of SF public transportation review. Here’s what he had to say. This weekend I checked out the premiere … Continue reading

GIRLS Season 3: Try to tell you “no,” but my body keeps on tellin’ you “yes.”
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GIRLS Season 3: Try to tell you “no,” but my body keeps on tellin’ you “yes.”

Girls Season 3 is back (on YouTube too!) for another season, and with it comes the obligatory slew of recappers, critics, lovers, and, obviously, millions and millions of haters, ready to tear Lena limb from naked, privileged limb in the never ending battle against nudity, nepotism, feminism, etc. While I promised myself I wouldn’t recap the … Continue reading

Mid-season Mindy is the best Mindy yet!
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Mid-season Mindy is the best Mindy yet!

Following the release of her controversial Elle magazine cover, Mindy’s mid-season return episode, “Danny Castellano Is My Personal Trainer,” hit harder, better, faster, stronger as it tackled every girl’s (LEAST) favorite theme: body image! What wonderful timing! Here in Los Angeles, we’re going into the dead of winter, which means that it’s just cold enough … Continue reading

Do Yourself A Favor and Watch Ep. 1 of JGL’s “HitRecord on TV” Right Now.
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Do Yourself A Favor and Watch Ep. 1 of JGL’s “HitRecord on TV” Right Now.

Wunderkind Joseph Gordon-Levitt just dropped the first episode of his new TV show HitRecord on TV and it is nothing short of inspiring and beautiful. Here it is. The show is a 22 minute variety show featuring contributions from his collaborative creative community, HitRecord.org. HitRecord.org is a social network where artists of all kinds – … Continue reading