24 episodes

New York Times Bestselling authors Edward Kelsey Moore and Melanie Benjamin talk about identity, books, and cocktails. Send comments and topic suggestions to melanded@whothehellarewe.com

Who The Hell Are We? Edward Kelsey Moore and Melanie Benjamin

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New York Times Bestselling authors Edward Kelsey Moore and Melanie Benjamin talk about identity, books, and cocktails. Send comments and topic suggestions to melanded@whothehellarewe.com

    It's a Loud, Loud World!

    It's a Loud, Loud World!

    "Chomp Movies" with eye-candy; Restaurant loudness and hotel bars; WITT Radio and Folk Alley; Melanie and Ed backstage memories; Loud (and quiet) books.

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    • 50 min
    The Swans of Fifth Avenue

    The Swans of Fifth Avenue

    "The most fun I've ever had writing a book," says podcast co-host Melanie Benjamin describing THE SWANS OF FIFTH AVENUE. In this bonus "Behind the Book" episode, Melanie talks about her delicious novel about New York's "Swans" of the 1950s—and the scandalous, headline-making, and enthralling friendship between literary legend Truman Capote and peerless socialite Babe Paley.

    • 15 min
    Least Favorite Things

    Least Favorite Things

    In juxtaposition to last month's (live remote!) holiday special on "Our Favorite Things", Ed and Melanie now channel their inner curmudgeon and Scooby-Doo Villian. Furry bathroom stall visitors, suede pump heels, and Kombucha are among the offenders.  

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    • 42 min
    The Girls in the Picture

    The Girls in the Picture

    In this bonus "behind the book" episode, podcast co-host Melanie Benjamin talks about her novel THE GIRLS IN THE PICTURE.  A fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends—screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford.

    • 13 min
    2019 Extended Holiday Special - Our 10 Favorite Things!

    2019 Extended Holiday Special - Our 10 Favorite Things!

    NYT Bestselling authors Edward Kelsey Moore and Melanie Benjamin talk about Christmas in Chicago and their favorite things. This is their first remote podcast...recorded at the iconic Miller's Pub in downtown Chicago. 

    Topics covered: Beethoven, Martha Stewart, Tom & Jerry Holiday Drink and much more!

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    • 1 hr 26 min
    Clothes

    Clothes

    Ed's fabulous jacket and $100 lobster salad; Levi's vs Wrangler; The Great Skort War of 2005.  

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    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

seakiev ,

Love the behind the scenes insight

I’ve just finished listening to your podcast on how you became an historical fiction writer with Alice I Have Been... and loved the peek behind the scenes. Hope we’ll hear more! Thank you!

Dpslm ,

Smart, funny and engaging

Writers Melanie and Ed talk about how their different but occasionally intersecting life paths led them to become bestselling writers. Their conversation was smart, funny, and engaging, and I’m looking forward to future episodes and topics! Definitely a keeper on my subscription list!

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