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49 minutes | Feb 2, 2023
The Gift that Keeps on Livin’
Join the trio this week for the exploration of Brandy’s livelihood, deceased donors that continue the circle of life!
33 minutes | Jan 5, 2023
The Game of Death!
A very special episode of MortMic, we introduce the new co-host through the trials and tribulations of being a contestant on a game show! Get your buzzers ready for some death trivia!
6 minutes | Dec 1, 2022
Announcement on Big Changes
A quick moment of your time to announce some big changes coming to MortMic and what the future holds for the pod!
34 minutes | Nov 3, 2022
There could easily be a book written on 101 ways to reuse a human corpse, but for this episode’s sake, the duo discuss some of the most common instances through history that bodies have been used for some odd ends goals.
52 minutes | Oct 13, 2022
Baby’s First Funeral 101
Something we haven’t done in a while, getting back to basics. What can one expect attending their first visitation and funeral? Some helpful guidelines for bereaved families and guests alike!
45 minutes | Sep 8, 2022
Death Culture Discourse: Ancient Egypt
The first in a long series of episodes where we cover death cultures throughout time and space, welcome to DCD! This episode catalogs the practices of what we thought would be our viewer’s most sought after culture: the ancient Egyptians.
34 minutes | Aug 11, 2022
NDE and Me
What’s it like to die and live to tell the tale? Today’s episode explores near death experiences and what it’s like for those who’ve escaped the grim reaper.
50 minutes | Jul 7, 2022
Curiosidays: Friend Edition
Join us for another episode of Curiosidays! This installment we gathered questions from the blood of the covenant, our buddies!
38 minutes | May 5, 2022
Mortuary Media: Books (Part 3)
Wrapping up the miniseries on death media, Jem and Red gather the bereaved book club to share some classic, must read death-based bindings.
38 minutes | Apr 7, 2022
Mortuary Media: Video Games (Part 2)
Moving on from last month’s episode, the duo showcase some of their most loved and most... unique... games centered around death and dying.
58 minutes | Mar 3, 2022
It’s my party, I’ll die if I want to!: Obsessed with Death Interview
This week Jem and Red collaborate with Rob, the host of the podcast Obsessed with Death, and discuss his obsession with death. The first in what will be many more interviews we hope to do with other deathcare professionals and advocates!
48 minutes | Feb 3, 2022
Mortuary Media: TV and Movies (Part 1)
What makes media ratings soar more than death and dying? Discover some new TV shows, video games, and books to binge on the deathcare industry during our three parter feature, starting off with films and ‘flix.
42 minutes | Jan 6, 2022
Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Space? (Cremains Part 2)
A continuation of last month’s episode, Jem and Red dive into some of the more unique and quirky ways to memorialize your loved one’s cremated remains.
32 minutes | Dec 2, 2021
Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Space? (Cremains Part 1)
Many people think of burial and cremation as a final disposition, but with cremated remains the sky isn’t even the limit! The duo discuss some final, FINAL dispositions for cremains on this week’s episode. Interlude Music: Late Night Radio by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7613-late-night-radio License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
54 minutes | Nov 18, 2021
Someone Has Died 101
Where do you even begin when someone you love has been given a finite amount of time to live? There’s no instruction manual on losing a loved one, so this week Jem and Red talk about first steps.
54 minutes | Oct 7, 2021
Curiosidays: Family Edition
The start of a special segment we’re hoping to do regularly where we answer listener questions about death, and what better place to start than with our own family’s quandaries! (Note: This episode contains difficult themes of death and medical discussion. Though we recommend listening with your own family and loved ones, please be advised.)
43 minutes | Sep 2, 2021
Selfies with Grandma
Throughout the ages, as long as there has been artistic mediums, there’s been depictions of the dying and dead. This week find out how these portrayals have developed over time.
33 minutes | Aug 5, 2021
Stalin Had a Funeral, Too...
What do nazis, klansmen, and murderers have in common? They all have to die some day, and some (un)lucky deathcare professional is going to have to plan their funeral. Jem and Red discuss what it's like to dispose of the deleterious.
52 minutes | Jul 1, 2021
Massively Disastrous Deaths en Masse
Making funeral arrangements for just one person can be stressful, but what about for 10, 100, 1000 people? This week, Jem and Red share on mass death resulting from disasters, terrorism, and more.
43 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
The Disparaged in Deathcare
What is it like to be a woman or a transgender person in a field dominated for decades by white, cis males? How are members of the LGBTQ community treated when they die? These questions and many more get tackled this week on what it’s like to be marginalized in death and in deathcare.
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