Real World Homecoming episode 4 recap

Alexandra Richmond
12 min readJun 28, 2021

It feels like a fluke that I got to watch Real World Homecoming: New York in 2021. I didn’t crave seeing it as I craved seeing season 13 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, but like Drag Race, it turned out to be excellent TV that has and will continue to define generational change. And, just like in 1992, I do not own a TV. Just kidding. I own a TV, have an antenna and a few subscriptions, but do not have a cable or “television provider,” as the man says. My husband decided he wanted to watch CBS’s iteration of Stephen King’s The Stand (lol), and got the sub for CBS, I guess. [Sidenote: I am delighted with CBS’s reboot of The Equalizer, in which Queen Latifah plays the lead. She is equal parts Rambo and Batman, and her team is a little bit Scooby Doo but with much better tech. Plus the fashion is fantastic. Queen Latifah’s character is clearly super undercover, so much so her family is unaware that she is the one people seek when they can’t go to the cops, so her job is murky. But WOW does she wear a lot of amazing coats and even rocks CHANEL BOOTS. And Adam Goldberg, or Scooby, is a fashion plate, as his TV wife, smart Daphne. Queen Latifah wins every fight, drives a motorcycle, is a patient mom with a beautiful family in a gorgeous home and looks amazing. I literally want nothing more but to watch Drag Race, and while my streaming CBS app has somehow morphed into the streaming Columbia+ app, which allows me to…

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Alexandra Richmond

Writer, photographer, student in Austin, Texas. Former contributor to many publications a long time ago