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Who The Hell Are We?

Release Date: 03/19/2020

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Who The Hell Are We?

Ed in Chicago, Melanie in Williamsburg, watching old movies and dishing on them! This week's movie: BABY FACE (1933) starring Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Theresa Harris, and baby John Wayne. Mel and Ed make book recommendations with similar themes.

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Who The Hell Are We?

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.

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Who The Hell Are We?

Podcasting from Chicago and Williamsburg, Mel and Ed are *still* popping popcorn, watching old movies and dishing on them! This week's movie: FATHER OF THE BRIDE (1950) starring Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Billie Burke, and Leo G. Carroll. Mel and Ed make book recommendations with similar themes.

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Who The Hell Are We?

New York Times Bestselling Authors Melanie Benjamin and Edward Kelsey Moore love to watch (and dish!) on old movies, then make book recommendations with similar themes.

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Who The Hell Are We?

Melanie is now a Mother-in-Law!  This week's movie: CARMEN JONES (1954) starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte, produced and directed by Otto Preminger. Mel and Ed make book recommendations with similar themes.

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Who The Hell Are We?

In this bonus "behind the book" episode, podcast co-host Melanie Benjamin talks in 2019 about her latest novel. Based on true events, MISTRESS OF THE RITZ is a taut tale of suspense wrapped up in a love story for the ages, the inspiring story of a woman and a man who discover the best in each other amid the turbulence of war.

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Who The Hell Are We?

Melanie and Ed talk about Halloween and an upcoming Covid-delayed wedding!  This week's movie: ZIEGFELD GIRL (1941) starring James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, Lana Turner. Mel and Ed make book recommendations with similar themes.

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Who The Hell Are We?

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Who The Hell Are We?

Health talk and in-person events: Melanie has a book event, Ed plays a concert!  This week's movie: GOODBYE, MR. CHIPS (1939) starring Robert Donat, Greer Garson and directed by Sam Wood. Mel and Ed make book recommendations with similar themes.

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Who The Hell Are We?

How does a blues man with a terrible secret, a crossdressing lounge singer, three lifelong friends, and several ghosts come together to tell a story about forgiveness? In this “behind the book” bonus episode, podcast co-host Edward Kelsey Moore discusses his second novel, The Supremes Sing the Happy Heartache Blues.

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