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Death Prattle

A not-so-serious talk about a very serious topic.

Sep 28, 2017

Matthew of the In Momormium Podcast joins us to talk about in project exploring his mother's life and death through recordings and writings she left behind. We talk about his experience making the show and how its been received by friends and family. We also discuss how things like a journal of fish biology can make...

Sep 21, 2017

We watched The Neverending Story this week. It turns out we have a lot of feelings about it. We also talk about bittersweet moments of unexpected grief and endings of a different sort.  

Sep 14, 2017

Tara's taking one last (she hopes) dissertation break so Talcott talks about his experience rewatching the episodes of The Simpsons that deal with Ned Flanders as a widow. He talks about the good and bad ways grief is represented and what has resonated with him over the years. 

Sep 7, 2017

This week we talk about the etymology of widow and widower and discuss some of the complex feelings around the gendering of these terms. 

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