On Grief: A Podcast about Death is an exploration of what the people closest to the dead and dying know about death that the average lay person is too scared to ask.
March 19th, 2020 | Season 1 | 17 mins 47 secs
Thank you to everyone who was patient during the hiatus.
In this episode, Shannon Culver, Alexie Landry, Janice Tsao, and Sarah Keast join me to discuss what life is like for widows, specifically young widows.
January 30th, 2020 | Season 1 | 16 mins 52 secs
Lindsay Joy Taylor of the Joyful Jewelry Box (https://www.etsy.com/shop/TheJoyfulJewelryBox) joins me to discuss her incredible story of managing grief.
January 9th, 2020 | Season 1 | 16 mins 34 secs
Comedian Laurie Kilmartin lost her dad to cancer and rather than grieve privately, she mounted a comedy show and later a book about her experiences.
Dead People Suck ISBN: 9781635650006
December 19th, 2019 | Season 1 | 18 mins 37 secs
Content Warning: This entire episode is a frank discussion of suicide.
Seth Amitin, LCSW joins me to discuss what we know about suicide, what the myths are surrounding suicide, and how grieving people who die by suicide is different.
December 12th, 2019 | Season 1 | 17 mins
Madeleine Domingue joins me to discuss what a Death Doula does, why you need one, and what myths still exist about the practice
December 5th, 2019 | Season 1 | 17 mins 18 secs
Three guests join me to discuss Funerary Traditions: Rabbi Andy Kahn, a Rabbi from New York, Khadijah, a woman who volunteers to prepare Muslim women's bodies in the Greater Toronto Area, and David Kunian, Music Curator at the New Orleans Jazz Museum to discuss Funerary Traditions you might not be familiar with.
November 21st, 2019 | Season 1 | 17 mins 5 secs
EMDR is touted as a cutting edge, highly effective treatment for many conditions, including PTSD and Grief. Dr Roger Solomon joins me to discuss what EMDR is.
October 31st, 2019 | Season 1 | 16 mins 32 secs
While most of us respect that the terminally ill or very old might want to exercise their right to die, not many have come around on the idea that any adult with mental capacity should have the right to end their life on their own terms.
Philip Nitschke joins me to explain why Exit International provides information and works to move legislation past a medicalized model to bring this crucial right to more people.
October 17th, 2019 | Season 1 | 17 mins 14 secs
Author and Funeral Director and host of Ask A Mortician Caitlin Doughty joins me to talk about her book Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? (ISBN 039365270X) and other things she has learned about death and dying in her career.
October 10th, 2019 | Season 1 | 47 mins 23 secs
Comedian Adam Cayton-Holland joins me to discuss his book and one man show Tragedy Plus Time: A Tragi-Comic Memoir (ISBN 1501170163) and how the sudden death of his sister changed his life
October 3rd, 2019 | Season 1 | 16 mins 41 secs
Author Brandy Schillace (Death's Summer Coat - ISBN 1681773244 ) joins me to discuss the history of the Western way of grieving.
September 26th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 5 mins
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In this episode, I ask Mortician and Funeral Director Erin Bodishbaugh all the questions about their job everyone's afraid to ask
August 23rd, 2019 | Season 1 | 51 mins 32 secs
death, ndes, near death
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To understand death, we have to ask people who have been there what it's like. I asked Dr. Eben Alexander, a Neurosurgeon and Near Death Experiencer to tell me what happened to him.
I also induce a Near Death Experience with the help of a substance called 5-MeO DMT.