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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,, 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.

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.

2: A Love Letter to (& Interview with) Amy Ray of INDIGO GIRLS

Rose talks to Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls about songwriting, confidence and musical influences. Their conversation inspires Rose's mom & co-host Gail to reconsider if she is brave enough to 'become' a musician at age 62. The other Indigo Girl, Emily Saliers, will appear on Details Please later this month...


Thank you to Indigo Girls and Propeller Publicity - Songs featured in this episode by Indigo Girls and Amy Ray, and a cameo of Bennie and the Jets by Elton John & Bernie Taupin. The Indigo Girls are going on TOUR, we hope this episode inspires you to see them - take your mothers, daughters, friends and lovers and belt along <3

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1: Yo! Mel Brooks is on the Phone!

Rose and Gail begin their mother-daughter musical podcast kibitzing with Mel Brooks about his early Brooklyn days, and comic journey to life and work. To hear Mel Brooks' special food memory, please visit Prince Street Podcast.

Music Featured

"If I Were A Rich Man" - 101 Strings

"If I Were A Rich Man" - Violin solo by Kelly Hall-Tompkins

"Sweet Georgia Brown- Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft in To Be or Not to Be

"Insane Drum Solo" -  Buddy Rich

"Tradition" - Karaoke Version

Movies Featured

Mel Brooks in Blazing Saddles

Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner on The Hollywood Palace performing the 2000 Year Old Man skit

Mel Brooks in Space Balls

Mel Brooks in To Be or Not To Be performing "Naughty Nazis"

"Springtime for Hitler" in The Producers

The campfire scene and Mongo knocking out a horse scene from Blazing Saddles

"Putting on the Ritz" performed by Gene Wilder and Peter Boyle and other scenes from Young Frankenstein


Thank you very much to Mr. Brooks and his teams, Samantha Aviña, Wendy Zukerman, Joseph Lavelle Wilson, Stevie Lane, Julia Donahue, Bobby Bonnet, Dave Schlussman Alex Kapelman, Emily Kennedy, & Matilda Holst.

Christine Cover designed our logo.

Digital management by Samiah Adams.

And a very special thanks to Matthew Reid and to Irene and Norman Margolies.

This episode was produced by Rose Reid and edited by Rose and Gail Reid. 

Dara Hirsch scored and mixed the episode. This is a Rose Reid Production. 

Theme Music: Anema E Core by Tony Mottola 

Next week - on Details Please - I talk to MY childhood music icon, Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls! 


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