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The Little Death
28 minutes | Jun 24, 2018
Episode 14: Death Integration with Cathy Zheutlin
The last episode of Season 1! Mackenzie and JJ chat with Cathy Zheutlin about her film Living While Dying.Cathy offers an alternative narrative about death and dying that embraces beauty, joy, and acceptance rather than pain and suffering. Maybe, death doesn't have to be sad. What does it mean to integreate an acceptance of death into your life? We'll return for a second season in October. Connect with Cathy at www.livingwhiledying.org. Death loves company! Follow us on Facebook and Insta! Check out our Website to stay connected.
32 minutes | Jun 4, 2018
Episode 13: Living while Dying
This week, JJ and Mackenzie chat about Cathy Zheutlin's film, Living while Dying, how tired we are, and our thoughts on death with dignity. Tune in for the second to last episode of the season!
0 minutes | May 28, 2018
The Little Death is taking a week off!
It's the first week of summer, and JJ and Mack are taking a vacation! Don't worry, we'll be back next week with an episode all about the documentary film, "Living While Dying." Death loves company! Follow us on Facebook and Insta!
1 minutes | May 23, 2018
Come see Living While Dying by Cathy Zheutlin at the Portland Public Library at 5pm tomorrow or the Merril Library in Yarmouth at 7pm on Friday. Also, check out her website for an at home viewing: livingwhiledying.org!
27 minutes | May 21, 2018
Episode 12: Liz, the Maine Lion
JJ is joined by Nick to discuss the aftermath of losing a parent as a young person. Nick talks about his father's death from Lukemia, the coping skills of young adulthood, and the portrait of Liz the Pomeranian on his father's tombstone. Death loves company! Follow us on Facebook and Insta!
46 minutes | May 13, 2018
Episode 11: Digging up Daisies
In this episode we get to hear the beautiful story of Rhiannon the trust fund dog. We dedicate this episode to all the pets that were Oh so hard to say goodbye to. This might be a RUF episode for some of you.
42 minutes | May 6, 2018
Episode 10: You Belong to Me
Mackenzie talks with Eric, filling in while JJ is out of town. They discuss the deaths of Eric's parents a decade apart. From sweet slow dances to painful last days, Eric remembers how incomparable each death is from the last.
29 minutes | Apr 30, 2018
Episode 9: Practice Letting Go
In this Episode, JJ and Mackenzie chat with Amanda Carr, a heart warming and humorous Death Dula and Hospice nurse. Tune in to hear her discuss her business, Changing the Face of Dying, and her experience caring for her own grandmother all with a delightful dose of dark humor.
24 minutes | Apr 22, 2018
Episode 8: The Social Deathwork - Part 2
Mackenzie and JJ continue the conversation about Facebook, death, and online legacy with Tarra. Death loves company! Follow us on Facebook and Insta!
28 minutes | Apr 16, 2018
Episode 7: The Social Deathwork - Part 1
In this episode, our friend Tarra talks about navigating social media after the death of her sister. Tune in to learn about resource officers, sunshine committees and what your post-life online options are. Death loves company! Follow us on Facebook and Insta!
30 minutes | Apr 8, 2018
Episode 6: Cake or Death?
Mackenzie and JJ chat with Death Guru Gina Colombatto. Gina shares her years of death know-how from her experience facilitating Death Cafés. What exactly happens at a death café? Does everyone wear a lot of black eyeliner? Can a dead person be your valentine? For more info on Death Cafés, visit: http://deathcafe.com/ Death loves company! Follow us on Facebook and Insta!
28 minutes | Apr 2, 2018
Episode 5: Do you have the time?
What if you only had one week to live? A month? Three hours? In this episode, JJ and Mackenzie chat about how they would spend their final days. Tune in for dad movies, Queen Latifah and lots of family feels.
27 minutes | Mar 25, 2018
Episode 4: Death-iquette
Is Emily Post sexist? What do I write in a sympathy card? When should I go to a funeral? Mackenzie and JJ consult the modern Emily Post guide about death etiquette. Tune in to avoidcommitting a death faux-pas!
27 minutes | Mar 19, 2018
Episode 3: Milestones
In this episode, JJ and Mackenzie are joined by Bridgette. Bridgette talks about her experience during the last few days of her Grandfather's life. Tune in to hear about old westerns, loving families, Morgan Freeman and how load death can be.
21 minutes | Mar 11, 2018
Episode 2: Step Right Up
In this episode, JJ and Mackenzie are joined by Bob. Bob describes what he hopes will happen at his funeral, his close calls with death and what he hopes to leave behind. Tune in to hear about his potluck funeral, The End Statement, dream of a Tom-Waits-musical-cremation.
27 minutes | Mar 1, 2018
Episode 1: Funeral Festivities
The Little Death's first episode covers Mack and JJ's thoughts about how they want to leave the world. They cover funeral pyers, scavenger hunts, and cocktail napkins for their future funerals. This episode covers topics that might not be suitable for all listeners.
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