Richard Lawson

Richard Lawson is a columnist for Vanity Fair’s Hollywood, reviewing film and television and covering entertainment news and gossip. He lives in New York City.

Guest Appearances

Pretty Pain, AOL Screen Names and Nerdy Professors w/ Richard Lawson

Homophilia #28February 16, 2018

This week Richard Lawson (All We Can Do Is Wait) joins Dave and Matt to talk about reciting Clueless, exchanging AOL screen names, and nerdy professor types. Plus, coming out in high school, keeping up in conversation and Matt releases a *very* special…


322: State Equality Index, How Maternity Care Fails Black Women, Guest Richard Lawson

Attitudes! #322January 18, 2018

This week, Bryan addresses the findings of the Human Rights Campaign’s annual State Inequality Index that an overwhelming amount of outdated, oppressive laws are still on the books and continue to be introduced around the country. Then, Erin discusses how “protecting the…


Z (w/ Richard Lawson)

The Canon #110July 10, 2017

This week, Vanity Fair’s Richard Lawson joins Amy to discuss the Academy Award-winning Algerian-French film “Z.” They discuss the film’s strong stance on Greek politics, the concept of film as activism, and the vilification of pacifism. Plus, we hear why “Z” reminds…


Voice of the Internet

Ronna & Beverly #85August 1, 2014

Vanity critic/columnist Richard Lawson joins Ronna & Beverly to chat about the time he came out to his mother, reporting on The Vanity Fair Cannes Festival Party at the Hôtel du Cap, why he no longer watches The Real Housewives shows,…

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