A Curious & Musical Mother-Daughter Duo
6: Harvey Weinstein
Mother-daughter duo Gail + Rose share their Baby Boomer + Millennial views on life's big & mundane questions. This episode launches a new season of Details Please featuring more casual conversations addressing troublesome news, music obsessions & Wikipedia rabbit holes.
This episode discusses Harvey Weinstein, sexual assault, and abuses of power - which can stir up emotions, experiences, and controversy. You can leave us a voice memo at 862-800-7654, or send us an email through our website, DetailsPlease.org, and tell us how you feel about this case, or sexual harassment + public safety issues.
Articles referenced in this episode include reporting from the New York Times and The New Yorker.
Music and motivation by Alanis Moirsette - all from her early album Jagged Little Pill, available on Spotify. Thank you to Matthew Reid, Wendy Zukerman, Cassia Roth and huge thanks to Emily Green, Bobby Bonett + the Spoke team at SiriusXM.
This episode was produced by Rose Reid and edited by Rose and Gail Reid.
This is a Rose Reid Production.
5: A DJ Saved Gail's Life
When Gail talks to her beloved DJ from her high school years, the former WNEW and now WNYC's Jonathan Schwartz; she recalls the music that rescued her from solitude. And Jonathan talks to Rose and Gail about the music of HIS youth and discovering radio.
Music featured in this episode is from Carly Simon, Frank Sinatra, the Supremes, Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse, and Joni Mitchell. Clips featured from the 1946 World Series baseball game, Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show and The Jonathan Channel.
Very special thanks to Jonathan Schwartz and his WNYC team, especially Michael Shobe. And thanks to Emily Kennedy,
This episode was produced by Rose Reid and edited by Rose & Gail Reid.
Dara Hirsch scored and mixed this episode.
We hope this miniseries dedicated to early musical influences inspired you to listen to the music of your youth.
"It's not jokes, it's humor!" Mel Brooks Shares His Comic Insight
Mel Brooks prepares to take the Vegas stage for the first time this weekend! Mr. Brooks just celebrated his 91st birthday - Rose and Gail wish him the very best.
4: From F**kBoys to Tony Bennett, Our First Live Show!
This episode is a taping of Rose + Gail's first live show, recorded in front of an audience in New York City on June 17th, 2017.
Mother & daughter tell the origin story of the podcast and everything that went with it: from heartbreak and late night phone calls to an attempt to see Tony Bennett in concert.
We featured music by Tony Bennett and Trina. Our theme music is to Tony Mottola.
Dara Hirsch scores and mixes our episodes, Juan Marcos Percy recorded the show and Rob Schulte assisted with the event. Emily Kennedy transcribes all of our audio. Special thanks to Matthew Reid and Norman & Irene Margolies.
Details Please Clip: "How did you, Mel Brooks, have chutzpah to go from Brooklyn to Hollywood?"
An excerpt from our episode 1 interview with MEL BROOKS!
3: Rites of Passage: Emily Saliers (the Other Half of Indigo Girls)
Rose and Gail talk to Emily Saliers about family, the headiness of early success, religion, motherhood, and her enduring partnership with Amy Ray.
This mother-daughter duo strikes just the right balance. They are insightful, reflective, hilarious and, best of all, sassy. They tackle the big topics of the day in a way that makes you feel like you were just hanging out with them over a glass of wine… really terrific podcast.
So glad that Rose and Gail are back and responding to what listeners want...more of THEM! Can't wait to hear Gail's great advice, and Rose's inquisitive questions!
I laughed, I cried...can't get enough!
Seriously don't sleep on this podcast, it's one of my favorites of the year. Can't wait to hear where its creators go from here (This American Life...Serial...the next Terry Gross?!?!)