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Dying To Laugh: Funny People Talk About Death
52 minutes | Sep 1, 2016
Episode 21: Meghan Ross
This episode brings us comedian and writer Meghan Ross (Slop Sandwich, That Time of the Month) on nasal spray commercials, telling people you’re a comedian, and a Watch What Happens Live funeral.Celebrity Bar Tender!
54 minutes | Aug 25, 2016
Episode 20: Devon Knight
Storyteller Devon Courtney Knight joins us to talk about her early experiences with death, tragedy on social media, and how important it is to feel uncomfortable.Squirmy!
68 minutes | Aug 18, 2016
Episode 19: Luke Field
Improviser Luke Field joins the podcast to talk horror, metal, and obsessing over death.What’s your favorite scary movie?
63 minutes | Aug 11, 2016
Episode 18: Lauren Besser
Writer, performer, and co-host of the Real Housewives of Bohemia podcast Lauren Besser joins us to talk death, family, and much more.Have a Listen!
63 minutes | Aug 4, 2016
Episode 17: Lui Vega
Comedian Lui Vega joins us to talk about how he wants to be celebrated, hardcover books “making us hurt,” and the 2016 Presidential race.Get Into It!
57 minutes | Jul 28, 2016
Episode 16: Chelsea Scott
Non-Ghost Chelsea Scott joins us as we get into on real ghosts.BOO!
39 minutes | Jul 21, 2016
Episode 15: Sudi Green #DCM18
SNL writer and co-host of Theme Party at UCB East Sudi Green joins us live in the Podcast Lounge at the 18th Del Close Marathon in New York City.Join us won’t you?
58 minutes | Jul 7, 2016
Episode 14: Ryan Murray
Ryan Murray joins us to talk about his time as an alter server/boy, The Leftovers, and what 9/11 was like in his central New Jersey town. Do it now!
54 minutes | Jun 9, 2016
Episode 13: Liisa Hill Murray
Liisa Hill Murray talks to us about music therapy, hospice care, “death doulas,” and so much more.Listen here!Liisa hosts That Time of the Month which you can catch Thursday 6/16/16 at the PIT Loft in New York. Hit that link for more dates if you’re listening from the future!
52 minutes | Jun 2, 2016
Episode 12: Jason Sweeten
Jason Sweeten of UCB’s Maude Night joins us to talk about crying at work, suicidal thoughts, and the mysterious bad word spoken at his grandfather’s funeral.Jason is currently a writer for Choir, a sketch team you can see once a month at Maude Night.Listen here!
59 minutes | May 26, 2016
Episode 11: Kristen Strong
Welcome to Season 2! Comedian Kristen Strong joins us to talk about viewings, baby ghosts, and the expectation to recover from grief. Kristen is the orchestrator and host of the Myers Briggs Show where she puts together improv teams based on personality traits. You can see her perform with “The Overachiever” at the UCB Chelsea Theater in New York.
54 minutes | Apr 28, 2016
Episode 10: Megan Long
Theatre producer and arts administrator Megan Long chats with us about her experience with her family’s funeral home, including the qualities required of a good funeral director, the dress and makeup of a body, and learning people’s stories after they’ve died. Check it out!
53 minutes | Apr 21, 2016
Episode 9: Anthony Apruzzese
Anthony Apruzzese joins us to talk about our visions of heaven, attempts to be funny around grieving people, and the relationship between spiritual afterlife and ghosts. Plus! We learn about the Fly Mortician.Let’s Go Mets!
68 minutes | Apr 14, 2016
Episode 8: Glo Tavarez
Comedian Glo Tavarez talks with us about her grandfather and we all discuss the worst ways to die, bomb threats from school, and what makes teenagers are so scary.Join us won’t you?
64 minutes | Apr 7, 2016
Episode 7: Alexis Rhiannon
Alexis Rhiannon joins us as we discuss anxiety over our parents’ preparation for death, the vulnerability involved in asking people for help, and also the creepy way kids sometimes think and talk about death.Click to listen!
56 minutes | Mar 31, 2016
Episode 6: Writing about Death with Kristen Bartlett
Kristen Bartlett talks about writing about death in comedy, how to be good grown-ups for our grieving friends, and the absurd real people who inspired The Dead Dads Club.Check it Out!
62 minutes | Mar 24, 2016
Episode 5: Celebrity Crush with Kelsey Bailey
Kelsey Bailey chats with us about celebrity deaths, what might embarrass our dead selves, and what people we’d like to meet [intimately]. Plus: an accidental game of “Is this celebrity alive?”Listen up!
59 minutes | Mar 17, 2016
Episode 4: Cat Ghosts with Carly Earl
What would you like at your funeral? We discuss with Carly Earl who joins us for a discussion on sick animals, anger mixed up with grief, and math-induced panic attacks.Hey! Listen!
57 minutes | Mar 10, 2016
Episode 3: Moral Fortitude with Trumane Alston
Trumane Alston joins us to talk about death in elementary school, the afterlife, and public breakdowns. All this, plus we confirm that none of us is as strong-willed as Trumane’s dad.Listen!
55 minutes | Mar 3, 2016
Episode 2: Memorializing People and Pets with Zak Sommerfield!
Comedian Zak Sommerfield joins us as we discuss our teachers’ mortality, Facebook memorial pages for animals and humans, and whether or not we’d like our enemies to come to our funerals. Plus: a brief exploration of body noises.Listen now!
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