147 episodes

Podcast dedicated to quick hits & deep cuts on LGBT pop iconography & NYC culture. Recent guests include Rosie O'Donnell, Sandra Bernhard, Isaac Mizrahi, Lea DeLaria, Melissa Etheridge, Rachel Dratch, Gina Gershon, Margaret Cho, Judy Gold, Dave Holmes, Carson Kressley, Jackie Warner, Brian Moylan + cast members from The Real Housewives and The Real World.

Hot Takes & Deep Dives Jess Rothschild

    • TV & Film
    • 4.7 • 756 Ratings

Podcast dedicated to quick hits & deep cuts on LGBT pop iconography & NYC culture. Recent guests include Rosie O'Donnell, Sandra Bernhard, Isaac Mizrahi, Lea DeLaria, Melissa Etheridge, Rachel Dratch, Gina Gershon, Margaret Cho, Judy Gold, Dave Holmes, Carson Kressley, Jackie Warner, Brian Moylan + cast members from The Real Housewives and The Real World.

    Inside NYC’s Cult Fitness Scene - SoulCycle, Barry’s Bootcamp (w/ Tom Hamlett)

    Inside NYC’s Cult Fitness Scene - SoulCycle, Barry’s Bootcamp (w/ Tom Hamlett)

    Jess is a joined by a career fitness professional to go inside the culture of his former cycling studio employer, while Jess shares her personal experience with SoulCycle. We go deep on: lack of certifications required to teach spin, the “training programs” at different studios, instructors abusing drugs, sexual accusations from riders and the “God Complex” cult of personality these studios cultivate. Plus, stories from Equinox/Soul corporate re: the Stephen Ross bombshell, the Peloton fall-out and more!

    IG: @jessxnyc | @hottakesdeepdives

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    • 58 min
    Jill Zarin Dishes Dating & Relationship Advice (feat. Ally Shapiro)

    Jill Zarin Dishes Dating & Relationship Advice (feat. Ally Shapiro)

    Jess is joined by the OG of RHONY, Jill Zarin (and daughter Ally!), for a Mother's Day Special in which Jill doles out advice, Secrets of a Jewish Mother-style. First we get into Jill's reaction to the RHONY split and upcoming Housewives Berkshires Girls Trip.

    Then, Jill & Ally answer questions related to dating, relationships and friendships including:  the Instagram follow in dating, deleting and rewriting your profile on the apps, how Jill would feel if Ally fell in love with a non-Jewish guy, starting a business with a romantic partner, love-bombing and societal pressure to be in a relationship when you prefer being single. Plus, Jill discusses using a sperm donor to conceive Ally due to infertility with her first husband… and a lot more!

    IG: @jessxnyc | @hottakesdeepdives

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    • 53 min
    Gary Janetti on Writing Will & Grace, Family Guy & Brad Goreski

    Gary Janetti on Writing Will & Grace, Family Guy & Brad Goreski

    Jess is joined by Gary Janetti, best known for writing/producing Will & Grace, Family Guy and being married to Brad Goreski! Gary discusses meeting a 23 year-old Brad Goreski while on vacation in Mykonos and turning it into a 20+ year relationship, writing Will & Grace, working on Britney & Madonna's guest appearances and the sexual ambiguity of Family Guy's Stewie. Plus, TripAdvisor reviews, Gary's travel tips, gay restaurants, anticipating RHOBH + a lot more!

    IG: @jessxnyc | @garyjanetti

    • 51 min
    Real World New Orleans Melissa Beck — MTV Contracts, Homecoming & more

    Real World New Orleans Melissa Beck — MTV Contracts, Homecoming & more

    Jess is joined by Real World: New Orleans' breakout fave, Melissa Beck! Melissa chats about her journey through the MTV machine from auditioning, filming for five months (OG show), paid just $5,000 total. Post-MTV, Melissa discusses trying to make it in comedy and getting cast on Girls Behaving Badly alongside an unknown Chelsea Handler. Plus, the impact of “Come On Be My Baby Tonight,” how Mariah Carey informed Melissa's biracial identity (Black & Filipino), converting to Judaism and nearly NOT going back for RW Homecoming, now airing on Paramount Plus!

    IG: @jessxnyc | @melissabeckrwno

    • 1 hr
    Bethenny Talk Show Deep Dive (w/ Zack Peter)

    Bethenny Talk Show Deep Dive (w/ Zack Peter)

    Jess is joined by Zack Peter for a deep dive into the waters of Bethenny’s one season talk show. We review her episodes with Kim Richards, Ramona stealing the dress, Luann, Tracy Anderson, Andy Cohen as well as bizarre yet fascinating segments with audience members. We also discuss B's manic podcast, the time Jess called into Bethenny's SiriusXM show, Jason & Bryn Hoppy and do a tight 5 on good eyebrows. Zack also recaps his “Spilling Tea Live” shows in LA and Nashville feat. Tom Sandoval, Tom Schwartz, Scheana, Brock and Emily D. Baker.

    IG: @jessxnyc, @justplainzack, @nofilterwithzack
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    • 54 min
    Comedian Judy Gold on Writing Rosie's Talk Show, Baby Lourdes Leon & more!

    Comedian Judy Gold on Writing Rosie's Talk Show, Baby Lourdes Leon & more!

    Jess is joined by JUDY GOLD, Emmy-winning writer/producer for The Rosie O’Donnell Show and NYC stand-up fixture over the last two decades. Judy chats about Joan Rivers, Janeane Garofalo and Rosie’s talk show vs. Ellen. Plus, Madonna using Judy's son as a stand-in for baby Lourdes Leon, meeting her partner via a Time Out New York dating ad, reality stars (Countess Luann, Stormy Daniels) doing cabaret/stand-up and a lot more!

    IG: @jessxnyc | @hottakesdeepdives | @jewdygold

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
756 Ratings

756 Ratings

Alex B Serwerx ,

Binging!! 👅

I recently discovered this pod through the Rosie interview on YouTube and have been binging all past episodes like a goddamn addict over the past month. Cannot believe how good every single episode is and love the diversity in style week!

jczalesko ,

Smartest on the block

Recent episodes with Gary Janetti and Judy Gold were glorious. Jess is so thorough, ~well spoken~, asks all the right questions, never misses a Beat and has the most interesting guests. Discovered via Rosie and never looked back.

bayoubro ,

RW New Orleans 🙏🏽

Melissa Beck is a STAR
Request!! More Real World Homecoming!

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