Tom Talks

Tom Talks

SHOULD SHE MARRY AN "EX-JUNKIE"? A woman writes to Slate's Dear Prudence column to ask if she should leave her fiance who just got busted in a drug sweep. Tom will help you with that, sweetie!

What do you think? Tell Tom:


IS IT A GOOD IDEA TO INCLUDE THAT YOU'RE A 'MOTHER OF THREE" ON YOUR RESUME? Tom doesn't. Find out why! (The Wokesters would LOVE to hear this episode, but it's only for PAYING customers!)<--break->

Agree or disagree? Let Tom know:


NEVER APOLOGIZE Tom recently made a comment on Twitter and all hell broke loose. A number of members of the hashtag brigade called for his head and demanded that he apologize. He didn't. He never does.

Click here to enjoy the original Twitter thread or even to join in!

What do you think? Write Tom now and let him know:


"DO YOU THINK YOU'RE BETTER THAN ME?" Anti-vaxxers now blanket social media with complaints that those who are vaccinated against COVID-19 "think they're better than us." Are they?

Where do you stand? Weigh in now:


WAYS TOM HAS CHANGED What do you get after a major health scare in 2018, followed not much later by a once-in-a-century pandemic lockdown? Tom gave it some thought. Here, he tells you about his changes.

What's your take? Write Tom and tell him:


WHAT HAPPENS ONCE TOM GETS HIS COVID SHOTS? The time is finally drawing near. Soon, Tom will be fully vaccinated. And, believe it or not, he has mixed feelings about it!

Have you gotten your COVID vaccine? Tell Tom how you feel:


DO YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO KNOW IF TOM IS YOUR FATHER? Tom says, emphatically, "NO!" has been sold to private equity group Blackstone. Who knows what they'll do with all that genetic information? One thing's for sure: don't knock on Tom's door!

It all started with this tweet.

Why spend billions for Ancestry’s DNA data if you don’t plan to use it?

Your thoughts? Write Tom: Unless you think Tom is your dad.


LOYALTY what good is loyalty, especially if it's not mutual? It usually isn't. Here's what to do about that.

Agree or disagree? Let Tom know:


DIGITAL VS. ANALOG: WHAT HAVE WE LOST? Things are different now: movies, music, and television, are all digital, streaming, on-demand experiences with no physical properties such as album covers or lyric sheets, videotapes or records. Should we care?

What do you think? Tell Tom:


TOM DOESN'T SYMPATHIZE with deaths due to drugs or drinking and he gets tons of blowback for it. How much time do you spend eulogizing those who did themselves in?

Suicide? Drugs? Alcoholism? How do you deal with the deaths of those who don't care enough to keep living? Tell Tom: