Hot Takes & Deep Dives

By Jess Rothschild

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Podcast serving quick hits & deep cuts on LGBT pop iconography & NYC culture. Recent guests include Rosie O'Donnell, Sandra Bernhard, Fortune Feimster, Roxane Gay, Fran Drescher, Isaac Mizrahi, Lea DeLaria, Melissa Etheridge, Rachel Dratch, Gina Gershon, Margaret Cho, L Word creator Ilene Chaiken, Jenifer Lewis, Judy Gold, Mario Cantone, Michael Musto & more!

Episode Date
Drag Race’s Peppermint — Traitors Reunion, NYC 90s Nightlife
Feb 19, 2024
Bianca Del Rio on Fire Island, Madonna, Joan Rivers & more
Feb 12, 2024
Golden Girls, Gilmore Girls, Roseanne & Brady Bunch Movie Writer — Stan Zimmerman
Feb 06, 2024
The L Word Writer, Theme Song & BETTY Rocker — Elizabeth Ziff
Jan 29, 2024
Casting The Traitors & Inside Real World Edit Bay (w/ Jamie Stein)
Jan 22, 2024
Jackie Warner (Work Out) Returns! Ozempic, Taylor Swift, Kyle Richards, Jeff Lewis
Jan 15, 2024
John Cameron Mitchell on Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Shortbus & more
Jan 08, 2024
Madonna Culture Debate (w/ Tony Trius, Mark Snyder, Kenny Finkle)
Dec 26, 2023
Review of Madonna Celebration Tour - Brooklyn (w/ Ben Rimalower)
Dec 15, 2023
Madonna Backup Singers & Dancers — Niki Haris & Donna De Lory
Dec 11, 2023
Pat Regan on Seek Treatment, Writing "Hacks," Survivor
Dec 04, 2023
Inside the Cult of Group Fitness — SoulCycle, Peloton
Nov 27, 2023
Julie Goldman & Brandy Howard on Jeff Lewis, Kyle Richards Gay Baiting
Nov 20, 2023
Justin Vivian Bond on Kiki & Herb, NYC 90s Nightlife
Nov 13, 2023
RHONY Producer on Vanity Fair Reckoning, Bethenny, The View, A List NY, Joan Rivers (w/ Dominick Pupa)
Nov 06, 2023
POSE & Ballroom Culture (w/ POSE creator/ writer Steven Canals)
Oct 30, 2023
Culture Debate: Come Thru Queen (w/ Brendan Davis & Dan Calabrese)
Oct 09, 2023
Melissa Etheridge on Sex, Love & Behind the Music
Oct 02, 2023
Ira Madison III on Ranking Madonna Albums, Fire Island & Keep It
Sep 18, 2023
And Just Like That Postmortem w/ Every Outfit on SATC (Chelsea Fairless & Lauren Garroni)
Sep 11, 2023
Empath Jamie Stein Channels Jenna Lyons, Bethenny's Summer of Chaos, Kim Cattrall
Sep 05, 2023
Provincetown Deep Dive (w/ Brandon Ward)
Aug 28, 2023
Bethenny & Jill Zarin’s Reunion Producer, Chris DeRosa (RHONY & RHONJ)
Aug 08, 2023
DJ Lina Bradford on Barbie, Candis Cayne, Fire Island & more
Jul 24, 2023
Sex and the City Exec. Producer & Writer — Jenny Bicks
Jul 10, 2023
Madonna Tell-All by Brother Christopher Ciccone (w/ Tony Trius)
Jun 12, 2023
Survivor’s Jerri Manthey: OG Villainess of Reality TV
Jun 05, 2023
MTV’s Dave Holmes on Britney, The Real World, TRL, Jesse Camp
May 22, 2023
Rachel Dratch on SNL, 30 Rock, Countess Luann Cabaret & more
May 01, 2023
Kara DioGuardi (American Idol): Songwriter - Kelly Clarkson, XTina, Pink, Britney & Ashlee
Apr 17, 2023
Lady Bunny on ‘Drag Race’ vs Drag, RuPaul, Wigstock
Apr 03, 2023
Nightlife Impresario Daniel Nardicio — The Ice Palace, Club Cumming, Liza Minnelli, Bianca del Rio
Mar 21, 2023
Ariana Madix on Tom Sandoval Romance, Kristen Doute + Astrology of Tom & Ariana
Mar 13, 2023
Queer Eye’s Jai Rodriguez on RENT, Bros, Fire Island & more
Feb 27, 2023
Jill Kargman on Cult of SoulCycle, UES Mom Scene, Drew Barrymore
Feb 20, 2023
Bravo Casting Producer — Below Deck, Tabatha’s Takeover, Millionaire Matchmaker
Feb 06, 2023
Jamie Babbit on Directing But I'm A Cheerleader, Natasha Lyonne, Clea DuVall, The L Word
Jan 30, 2023
Inside The L Word Scripts, Set Visits, Contracts, Behind the Scenes
Jan 19, 2023
L Word Gen Q Showrunner Marja Lewis Ryan Answers Each Storyline
Jan 16, 2023
Ilene Chaiken on Creating The L Word, Bette & Tina, Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig
Jan 09, 2023
Comedian Jared Freid on Late Night Eating, Headshots, Instagram Relationships, Deuxmoi
Jan 02, 2023
Interview w/ Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" co-writer Walter Afanasieff — Celine Dion, Beyonce, Titanic
Dec 22, 2022
Real World Seattle’s Irene McGee on The Slap, Stephen, Homecoming
Dec 12, 2022
Flipping Out's Megan Weaver on Jeff Lewis, Teddi Mellencamp's All In, Interior Design Advice
Dec 05, 2022
Bethenny Ever After (w/ Ryan Bailey) + Interview w/ Bethenny's Therapist Dr. Amador on Jason Hoppy & more
Nov 21, 2022
Lesbian Bar Project & Celesbian Hot Goss (w/ Erica Rose & Elina Street)
Nov 14, 2022
Sudi Green on Surviving SNL, Bowen Yang & Matt Rogers, NYU Culture
Nov 07, 2022
Showgirls, Midnight Movies & Camp Classics (w/ Peaches Christ)
Oct 31, 2022
Fortune Feimster on Chelsea Lately, Jennifer Aniston, The L Word + Jenna Lyons RHONY
Oct 24, 2022
Bruce Bozzi on RHOBH, Andy Cohen, Madonna, Bethenny, Carrie Fisher & more
Oct 17, 2022
Billy Eichner's 'Bros' & 'Fire Island' Discourse Power Hour (w/ Carolyn Bergier)
Oct 10, 2022
Inside the Rise & Fall of Gawker (w/ Rich Juzwiak)
Oct 03, 2022
Guinevere Turner on Writing The L Word & American Psycho, Chasing Amy, Taxicab Confessions
Sep 19, 2022
Madonna's Unreleased Songs (w/ Tony Trius & Stefan Mreczko)
Sep 12, 2022
Jenifer Lewis on Bette Midler, Shangela & Mother of Black Hollywood
Aug 29, 2022
Mario Cantone on Sex and the City, And Just Like That, The View, Liza Minnelli & more
Aug 15, 2022
Queer as Folk (Peacock vs. OG) vs. L Word Gen Q (w/ Damian Bellino & Anne Rodeman)
Aug 08, 2022
Max Martin - Pop Music Svengali Deep Dive (w/ Andy Bellatti)
Aug 01, 2022
Dorinda’s Housewives Girls Trip RHUGT Review (w/ Jamie Stein)
Jul 25, 2022
Roxane Gay on The L Word, Queer as Folk, Che Diaz
Jul 18, 2022
Dissecting How Madonna’s Songs Were Written & Recorded (w/ Edward Russell)
Jul 11, 2022
Top 5 Formative Queer Movies (w/ Damian Bellino & Anne Rodeman)
Jun 28, 2022
Michael Musto on Village Voice, Gossip, Andy Warhol
Jun 20, 2022
Matt Rogers on Fire Island, Las Culturistas & Housewives
Jun 13, 2022
Real World New Orleans Roundtable (w/ Ryan Bailey & Jamie Stein)
Jun 06, 2022
Fran Drescher - The Flashy Nanny From Flushing!
May 31, 2022
Danny Roberts Returns! Real World New Orleans Homecoming Behind the Scenes
May 23, 2022
Inside NYC’s Cult Fitness Scene - SoulCycle, Barry’s Bootcamp
May 16, 2022
Jill Zarin Dishes Dating & Relationship Advice (feat. Ally Shapiro)
May 04, 2022
Gary Janetti on Writing Will & Grace, Family Guy & Brad Goreski
May 02, 2022
Real World New Orleans Melissa Beck — MTV Contracts, Homecoming & more
Apr 25, 2022
Bethenny Talk Show Deep Dive (w/ Zack Peter)
Apr 18, 2022
Comedian Judy Gold on Writing Rosie's Talk Show, Baby Lourdes Leon & more!
Apr 11, 2022
RHONY's Leah McSweeney on Britney, Bethenny, Club Kids & Psych Wards
Apr 04, 2022
Reaction to A Tale of Two RHONY's (w/ Melody Kamali & Carolyn Bergier)
Mar 28, 2022
Margaret Cho on Joan Rivers, Fire Island, Provincetown, '90s Diet Pills
Mar 21, 2022
SNL’s Cheri Oteri on Barbara Walters, Lorne Michaels, Larry David & more
Mar 14, 2022
Evan Ross Katz on Kim Cattrall, SJP, State of Housewives, Buffy & Survivor
Mar 07, 2022
Isaac Mizrahi Returns! Madonna Love Triangle, RuPaul, Unzipped + AJLT Review
Feb 28, 2022
Bevy Smith — Harlem Fashion Queen & Bevelations
Feb 21, 2022
Relationships of Summer House, RHOSLC, RHONJ, James Kennedy (w/ Jamie Stein)
Feb 14, 2022
Behind the Scenes of And Just Like That - Filming Insider Tells All
Jan 24, 2022
Queer as Folk w/ Peter Paige (Emmett) & Scott Lowell (Ted)!
Jan 18, 2022
Housewives Homes Design & Style Deep Dive (w/ Interior Designer Dale Saylor)
Jan 10, 2022
Jackie Warner (Work Out) Returns! DUI Ambien Arrest, Jillian Michaels, Faking Reality TV
Jan 03, 2022
And Just Like That - Sex and the City Review (w/ Damian Bellino & Anne Rodeman)
Dec 27, 2021
Sandra Bernhard (!) on Madonna, Letterman, Roseanne & more, Honey!
Dec 20, 2021
Working for WWHL, SNL & Kardashian Kontinuity (w/ Mariah Smith)
Dec 13, 2021
Countess Luann DeLesseps on LGBT RHONY, Housewives Crimes & more
Dec 06, 2021
Lea DeLaria on Orange is the New Black, First Wives Club, Cubbyhole & more!
Nov 29, 2021
RHOSLC, Jen Shah, Ultimate Girls Trip & Taylor Swift (w/ Melody Kamali)
Nov 22, 2021
Lilith Fair — Soundtrack to Our Baby Gay ‘90s Lives (w/ Tony Trius)
Nov 15, 2021
Not All Diamonds & Rosé, Winter House + Hey Paula (Abdul) (w/ PetShopBoy)
Nov 01, 2021
Real World Boston’s Genesis Moss on a Reunion, Montana, Sean Duffy & more!
Oct 18, 2021
Inside Flipping Out, MTV Diary & Selling Sunset (w/ Exec Producer Billy Taylor)
Oct 11, 2021
Candis Cayne on Legacy as #1 Trans Nightlife Performer, Caitlyn Jenner & more
Oct 04, 2021
Bethenny on Howard Stern + Inside Howard’s Staff Meeting (w/ Ryan Bailey & Jacques Peterson)
Sep 27, 2021
John Arthur Hill on Andy Cohen, Producing WWHL, Kathy Griffin D-List & more!
Sep 20, 2021
Kathy Hilton, Kyle & Kim Richards: House of Hilton (w/ Jamie Stein)
Sep 13, 2021
The L Word Deep Dive (w/ Damian Bellino & Anne Rodeman)
Sep 07, 2021
Dorinda Medley on Blue Stone Manor, Real Estate, SoulCycle, Money & more!
Aug 24, 2021
Fire Island — Cherry Grove & The Pines (w/ Ben Rimalower)
Aug 09, 2021
America’s Next Top Model’s Kim Stolz — NYC Gay Bar Owner & MTV VJ
Aug 03, 2021
Erika Jayne’s Performance + RHONY Intervention (w/ Jacques Peterson & Zack Peter)
Jul 26, 2021
Interview w/ Mikey Minden: The Man Behind Erika Jayne
Jul 19, 2021
Sandra Bernhard Showbiz Glamour Hour (w/ Tony Trius)
Jul 12, 2021
RuPaul’s Drag Race: A How-To Binge Guide (w/ Andy Bellatti)
Jul 06, 2021
Taylor Armstrong on RHOBH Origin Story, Russell Armstrong & Housewives Skeletons
Jun 21, 2021
Comedian Gina Yashere: British Nigerian on Rise to US Stardom & Housewives Diversity
Jun 14, 2021
Page Hurwitz — Writer/Producer for Tiffany Haddish, Wanda Sykes, Rosie O'Donnell Oprah OWN Show & more
Jun 07, 2021
Tabatha Coffey on Shear Genius, Tabatha Takes Over & Early Days of Bravo
Jun 01, 2021
Big Shot with Bethenny + RHONY/RHOBH Unpopular Opinions (w/ Jacques Peterson)
May 25, 2021
Brian Moylan Wrote the Book (+1000 Recaps) on Housewives
May 20, 2021
Saving Sex and the City (w/ Lara Marie Schoenhals) + Gay Generation Gap (w/ Semajh Bludson)
May 17, 2021
Ben Rimalower (Luann's Cabaret Director) on RHONY Nights w/ Bethenny, Producing Teresa Giudice’s Audiobook & more!
May 10, 2021
Isaac Mizrahi on NYC Real Estate, Madonna, Sandra Bernhard, Housewives Hot Takes & more!
May 03, 2021
Lindsay Hubbard on Sex, Love & Hannah Berner as Summer House’s Villain
Apr 19, 2021
RHOBH Trailer Reaction + Jen Shah Hot Take (w/ Zack Peter)
Apr 14, 2021
NYC Prep - Deep Dive (w/ Ryan Bailey)
Apr 12, 2021
Real World San Fran’s Mohammed Bilal on Pedro’s Legacy, MTV Contracts & Racial Inclusion
Apr 05, 2021
Inside Britney + Tom Girardi’s Conservatorships & Court Docs (w/ Emily D. Baker, Esq)
Mar 29, 2021
ROSIE O'DONNELL (!!!) on Britney, Madonna, The Rosie Show, The View & more!
Mar 22, 2021
Survivor’s Jerri Manthey: OG Villainess of Reality TV
Mar 15, 2021
Housewives Empath Jamie Stein Deep Dives Summer House
Mar 09, 2021
Housewives All Stars, Real World Nostalgia & Clubhouse App (w/ Kate Casey)
Mar 04, 2021
Finding Prince Charming’s (Logo’s Gay Bachelor Show) Brandon & Justin
Mar 01, 2021
Gina Gershon on Showgirls, Bound & Being a Gay Icon
Feb 22, 2021
Madonna Deep Cuts Debate! (w/ MLVC’s Tony & Stefan)
Feb 15, 2021
H'wives Unpopular Opinions + Wendy Williams (w/ PetShopBoy)
Feb 08, 2021
Actress/Singer Jackie Tohn on Glow, American Idol, The Nanny & more
Feb 01, 2021
Interview w/ Bob the Drag Queen: Drag Race’s Reigning Stand-Up Comedian
Jan 25, 2021
Princesses Long Island Deep Dive (w/ Emerson Collins of The People’s Couch)
Jan 19, 2021
RHONJ Trailer Reaction + GaysOverCovid (w/ Anthony Lario)
Jan 14, 2021
Moving to NYC, State of Housewives, The View & Wendy Williams (w/ Grants Rants)
Jan 11, 2021
Jackie Warner (Work Out) Returns! Sex, Love & SoulCycle
Jan 04, 2021
Erika Jayne & Tom Girardi Legal Deep Dive (w/ Emily D. Baker, Esq)
Dec 28, 2020
Housewives Empath Jamie Stein Channels RHOP, RHOSLC, Erika Jayne Divorce, Braunwyn
Dec 15, 2020
Reaction to Jax Taylor Firing, Fate of Vanderpump Rules (w/ Zack Peter)
Dec 11, 2020
Bravo Retrospective Power Hour (w/ Ryan Bailey)
Dec 07, 2020
RHOSLC, RHOP + New Miley Cyrus & Ariana Grande Albums (w/ Sasha Morfaw)
Nov 30, 2020
Interview w/ Drag Race’s Peppermint: First Openly Trans Woman on Drag Race, Broadway
Nov 12, 2020
Inside MTV’s The Real World Edit Bay w/ Assoc. Editor Jamie Stein
Nov 09, 2020
But Now We Said It: Unpopular Opinions Part 2! (w/ FacesByBravo)
Nov 02, 2020
But Now We Said It: Unpopular Opinions Pt 1 (w/ FacesByBravo) + RHOA Trailer Reaction
Oct 30, 2020
Below Deck Med Colin Macy O’Toole’s Hot Takes on This Season
Oct 19, 2020
Mariah Carey Book Review + Top 10 Songs (w/ Andy Bellatti)
Oct 13, 2020
Real World Boston’s Kameelah Phillips on Housemates (Genesis, Syrus) & H'wives
Oct 05, 2020
Astrology of RHOP (Potomac) Cast (w/ Andy Bellatti)
Sep 29, 2020
Madonna Tell-All by Brother Christopher Ciccone: A Deep Dive (w/ Tony Trius)
Sep 24, 2020
Flipping Out’s Megan Weaver on Jeff Lewis, Teddi Mellencamp’s All In & more
Sep 22, 2020
Big Gay Culture Power Hour w/ Danny Pellegrino
Sep 17, 2020
RHOSLC & RHOC Predictions, Class Action Park & The Vow (w/ Kate Casey)
Sep 14, 2020
Christina Aguilera Top 10 Songs Debate (w/ Andy Bellatti)
Sep 10, 2020
Behind the Scenes of RHONY: Leah’s Mob Party & Luann’s Rehearsal
Sep 07, 2020
Blocked by Kelly Dodd, RHOBH finale & Madonna’s Biopic (w/ PetShopBoy)
Sep 01, 2020
Reaction to Dorinda Leaving RHONY (w/ Anthony Lario)
Aug 26, 2020
Interview w/ Kathy Griffin’s My Life on the D-List Assistant Tiffany Rinehart!
Aug 20, 2020
Top 10 RHOP (Potomac) Episodes feat. Mixing with Mani
Aug 13, 2020
Vulture’s Brian Moylan on RHOP, RHOBH, RHONY, Fire Island, Ellen & more!
Aug 10, 2020
Jonathan Antin (Blow Out) on Styling the Iconic Hair of Madonna, Courtney Love, Ricky Martin, Lisa Rinna & more!
Aug 07, 2020
Working for the Housewives + RHOBH + RHONY Analysis (w/ Anthony Lario)
Jul 30, 2020
Orange is the New Black’s Vicci Martinez & Emily Tarver on Falling in Love, The Voice & more
Jul 23, 2020
Work Out’s Jackie Warner on Dating Jillian Michaels, Early Days of Bravo, Leaving LA & more!
Jul 15, 2020
Behind the Scenes of WWHL & The Tonight Show w/ T.KYLE (feat. Britney, Gaga, XTina)
Jul 13, 2020
Empath & Intuitive Jamie Stein Channels Denise Richards, Stassi Schroeder, Leah McSweeney, Lisa Rinna & more
Jul 09, 2020
Kiki w/ Carson Kressley on '90s NYC Nightlife, Housewives Hot Takes, Drag Race & more!
Jul 06, 2020
Astrology of Denise Richards, Leah McSweeney, Stassi Schroeder & Erika Jayne (w/ Andy Bellatti)
Jul 01, 2020
Selling Sunset, Tinsley Mortimer’s RHONY Finale, Psych of a Housewife & more (w/ Kate Casey)
Jun 29, 2020
Watch What Crappens' Ben Mandelker: Behind the Scenes of the #1 Bravo Podcast
Jun 26, 2020
Real World New Orleans’ Danny Roberts on Being an MTV Gay Icon, Living with HIV & more
Jun 23, 2020
Las Culturistas Matt Rogers Goes Deep About SNL & Bowen Yang; Kiki Housewives & Pop Queens
Jun 19, 2020
Black & Bravo’d: Hot Take Mic Pass on Jax, Stassi, Kelly Dodd & more (w/ Semajh Bludson)
Jun 18, 2020
Reaction to Firings of Stassi Schroeder & Kristen Doute (w/ Sexy Unique Podcast’s Lara Marie Schoenhals)
Jun 12, 2020
Bravo & Lea Michelle (BLM) + RHONY, RHOBH & Pump Rules Predictions (w/ Ryan Bailey)
Jun 10, 2020
Gaga’s Chromatica Review + Top 10 Lady Gaga Songs Debate (w/ ClubAli)
Jun 08, 2020
Emerson Collins of The People’s Couch on Housewives, Below Deck, Pump Rules & His Time on Bravo
Jun 04, 2020
Patti Stanger (Millionaire Matchmaker) on Early Days of Bravo, Denise/Brandi, Bethenny/Jill Zarin & Dating in Quarantine
Jun 04, 2020
Interview w/ Bethenny Ever After Therapist Dr. Amador: Lost at Sea, Jason Hoppy & more
Jun 01, 2020
Isaac Boots on Training Kelly Ripa, Lisa Rinna, Gwyneth Paltrow & more! (Interview w/ Torch'd Creator Isaac Calpito)
May 28, 2020
Top 10 Britney Spears Songs Debate: Ranking Our Faves (w/ Andy Bellatti)
May 26, 2020
Pump Rules’ Peter Madrigal on His SUR Origin Story, Reaction to Editor Scandal, Racist Tweets & more
May 20, 2020
Empath & Intuitive Jamie Stein Channels the Housewives & Pump Rules Cast
May 15, 2020
Deep Dives on Pump Rules, Summer House, RHONY & High Society (w/ Sexy Unique Podcast‘s Lara Marie Schoenhals)
May 14, 2020
Reaction to Vanderpump Editor Bri Dellinger / Scheana Shay Scandal
May 14, 2020
Behind the Scenes Filming RHONY Anti-Bullying Comedy Event (w/ Gibson Johns)
May 11, 2020
Summer House’s Kyle Cooke Brainstorms Ideas for Filming This Summer Amid Coronavirus
May 04, 2020
Astrology of RHONY + Jax/Brittany + Tom/Ariana (w/ Astrologer Andy Bellatti)
May 01, 2020
Interview w/ Pump Rules’ Ariana Madix on her Road to SUR, the Sprawling Cast, Denise Richards/Brandi Glanville & more
Apr 06, 2020
RHONY Matchmaker Rori Sassoon on Ramona, Leah, Khloe Kardashian, Patti Stanger & more
Apr 06, 2020
Interview w/ Perez Hilton on Gaga’s New Era, Britney, Madonna & Building his Gossip Empire
Mar 31, 2020
RHOBH Trailer Reaction (w/ Emerson Collins of The People’s Couch)
Mar 18, 2020
RHONY Trailer Reaction + Valentine’s w/ Margaret Josephs, Carole Radziwill & D'Andra Simmons (w/ Gibson Johns)
Feb 13, 2020
Power Couple Ariel Padilla & Dave Mizzoni Re-Cast “Lady Marmalade,” Deep Dive Housewives, Britney, JLo & more
Feb 10, 2020
Brian Moylan is the King of Housewives Recaps (Interview w/ Vulture’s Brian Moylan)
Dec 23, 2019
Deep Dives on RHOA, RHONJ in the Hamptons, Pump Rules & The L Word (w/ Damian Bellino)
Dec 17, 2019
Bravo NDAs, Housewives Retreats & Working w/ Jenny McCarthy (ft. Pink Shade’s Erin Martin)
Dec 11, 2019
Melissa & Joe Gorga at Envy, Teresa Giudice at Luann’s Xmas Show, RHOD Reunion & more
Dec 10, 2019
Review of Erika Jayne in Chicago, Bitch Sesh Live, Jessica Simpson's Memoir & more
Nov 18, 2019