Caskets & Cocktails

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By Katie Leverett & Dan Faulkner
Do you have a question about death care? Morbid curiosity exists in everyone and Caskets & Cocktails is dedicated helping you peek behind the veil of the death care industry through hilarious personal stories that bring listener’s curious questions to life.
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Mr. Danny, who has over 35+ years working in death care, & his daughter Katie will guide you through the crazy world of death care. This father daughter duo’s lovingly fun relationship & thick southern drawls lure you to pour a cocktail and relax into the colorful real life tales of what actually happens at the funeral home & cemetery
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Hope you don't mind the Ghost Photo Bombs!
We're kicking off Season 2 with spooky stories that will make ya think twice the next time you attend a funeral!  Wanna know if death care workers get spooked, listen in to find out! . www.casketsandcocktails.com . Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.    Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails 
28:15
August 9, 2019
Your Worst Nightmare
What's your worst nightmare...Falling in a grave? Getting arrested in front of everyone ya know? Consuming gross stuff? Join us as Mr. Danny puts a hilarious spin on your worst nightmares that have happened in the cemetery!  .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/your-worst-nightmare  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails 
29:10
August 5, 2019
Don’t Break a Hip
Accidents happen, but why people gots to get all nasty about it? Listen today to find out what kind of freaky accidents happen at the cemetery and join in the fun as we explore the surprisingly fun game Death Deck.  .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/dont-break-a-hip  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails 
31:35
June 11, 2019
Stinkin Seagulls
Join us as we explore the new trend in Green Burials including burials and sea and mushroom burial suits. .  Be sure to follow us on social media! We know you have crazy questions, so don't hold back! .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/stinkin-seagulls  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.    Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails 
30:14
May 28, 2019
Back Up The Moving Truck, These Bodies Need to Go!
Back up the moving truck and keep your fingers crossed that creepy old dude from Poltergeist doesn't show up! If your a fan of the cult classic, you better listen in to this week's episode hear about what it takes to move the dead!  .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/these-bodies-need-to-go  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.    Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails 
36:50
May 13, 2019
Wait, why is a mannequin at a funeral home?
Wait is that a mannequin?  Ummm, nope, no it is not!  Listen to this insane episode where we discuss extreme embalming and other funeral home trends and debacles! .  .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/mannequin-at-a-funeral-home  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.    Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails 
28:23
April 30, 2019
Slip & Slide from H-E-Double Hockey Sticks
This is NOT the type of slip and slide anyone wants a part of!  Check out this episode where we find out the parallels of being buried on a hill! .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/h-e-double-hockey-sticks  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails
27:14
April 15, 2019
You Do You Boo!
Is your family weird? Don’t worry, most seem to be! Check out this week to hear how folks jockey to be the biggest crier...or worst!  .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/you-do-you-boo  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails 
23:44
April 2, 2019
Yo Mama’s a Liar
In today’s episode we walk you through what ya might or might not want to do when writing an obit...like printing “Ding Dong the Witch” is gone in the local paper when your Mama passes. Listen in to hear the hilarious take on best obit practices!  .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/yo-mamas-a-liar  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails
32:07
March 18, 2019
What's wrong with just letting people die stupid?
Do you ever get angry?  Mr. Danny & Katie sure do and listen in to hear some hilarious stories about what happens when anger erupts at the funeral home over everything from weeds on the grounds to angry old church ladies!  .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/just-letting-people-die-stupid  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails 
30:57
March 4, 2019
Helmets are for Sissy's
Poor parenting decisions lead to some pretty crazy stories in a cemetery!   Join us as a very special guest careens into this episode to take a hysterical and slightly shocking drive down memory lane!    . https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/helmets-are-for-sissys  . Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails 
32:05
February 11, 2019
Son of a Biscuit Eater
Whatcha wanna know?  This episode is dedicated to our listener questions and you'll find out what happens when bitter folks design tombstones, celebrity grave sites gone wrong and what happens when the cemetery runs out of room.   .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/whatcha-wanna-know  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails
48:48
January 28, 2019
Don't Choke on Your Resolutions
 How are your New Year's Resolutions going?  This episode is going to give you plenty of reasons to ditch those resolutions!  We also find out if it really is possible to be late to your own funeral.  .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/dont-choke-on-your-resolutions  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails 
30:27
January 14, 2019
Master of Disguise
Ever gone to a funeral incognito?  These Masters of Disguises sure did!  Listen in to find out the various disguises that have been spotted at funerals along with finding out your chances of being buried in the wrong spot!   .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/dont-choke-on-your-resolutions  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails
27:54
January 7, 2019
The Family That Buries Together Is Happy Together...Or Are They?
Is the family that buries together happy together? Find out what it’s actually like to work in the Death Care industry with the fam! .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/master-of-disguise  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails
26:56
December 31, 2018
Mistletoe & Holly Doesn’t Make Everyone Jolly
While this might be the Merriest time of year, it sure doesn't make everyone Jolly!  We'll chat about an eccentric couple who made millions in the industry and the unusually way they choose to spend it...let's just say it wasn't on clothes! .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/mistletoe-holly-doesnt-make-everyone-jolly  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails 
29:33
December 24, 2018
Tears in Your Beers
Just because its a funeral doesn't mean you need to leave your "to-go cup" at home. Join us to find out what happens when booze, family and grieving are combined. We'll give you a hint... it's not great! .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/tears-in-your-beers  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails
30:35
December 10, 2018
Who would've thunk?
This week we get to hear about a few stories that really standout in Mr. Danny's mind and you'd never think of these common issues... like how do you bury someone who is super tall or someone who is too wide for the grave? Join us as we learn some industry lessons and have a bit of a chuckle while doing it! Also a big thank you to our friends over at Haunting History Podcast, thanks for your support!  .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/who-wouldve-thunk  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails
24:19
December 3, 2018
And the Creepiest Husband Ever Award Goes To....
Thanksgiving at the funeral home just can’t be normal especially when this husband shows up with a creepy request. Join us as we chat about various burial traditions and our favorite turkey treats and a special shout out to our buddies over at Clear Your History Podcast! .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/the-creepiest-husband-ever-award-goes-to   .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails
26:05
November 22, 2018
Sneaky Snake Wranglin!
Get a glimpse of what it's like running cemeteries everyday! Until we get a million more followers, Mr. Danny will stick to his day job which turns out is much more exciting than most! Join us as we chat about some everyday experiences like sneaky snake wrangling, shoot remains into space and home grown vandals. We promise you his everyday is not so mundane!  .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/sneaky-snake-wranglin  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails
33:44
November 12, 2018
When Girlfriends And Wives Collide
Join us for a hysterical real life "Two Black Cadillacs" show down at the funeral parlor, banjo goodbyes and a creey encounter with the Insane Clown Posse fan base! Who knew music had such a huge impact on deathcare.  .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/when-girlfriends-and-wives-colliden-girlfriends-and-wives-collide  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails 
27:10
November 2, 2018
Ghosts are pretty cheap labor
Happy Halloween!!! Checkout this extra spooky episode where we explore a Satanic ritual run in along with a wondering cemetery ghost!  .   https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/ghosts-are-pretty-cheap-labor  . Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails
20:45
October 25, 2018
Cemetery Cage Match
This episode is all about the family drama! Listen in as Mr. Danny tells a hysterical tale about an epic cemetery brawl and we discuss a listeners email regard her family's death bed! .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/cemetery-cage-match  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails 
22:22
October 18, 2018
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope....that’s a hot air balloon crashing!
Mr. Danny hilariously relives a high flying encounter in the cemetery and answers listeners questions. Hot air balloons, tracker trucks and jerks with handle bar mustaches... believe me you are going to want to hit subscribe because this is the party everyone is dying to join!  .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/hot-air-balloon-crashing  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails
29:05
October 10, 2018
Putting the "Fun" in funeral
Which is more awkward... a funeral with a lost casket or a wedding with no bride... check out Mr. Danny and Katie's dive into missing caskets and mummies! Be sure to hit subscribe, because this is the party people are dying to join! .   https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/putting-the-fun-in-funeral  . Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails 
22:52
October 2, 2018
Biker Gangs love Seersucker & Bow Ties, right?
Mr. Danny tells us about the weirdest thing he’s ever buried with a body and how it ended with a new biker gang buddy! Check out this episode that features guns, knives, bikers, drugs and the Tennessee Bureau of Invistigation... who knew death care could be so dangerous! Be sure to hit subscribe, because this is a party people are dying to join! .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/biker-gangs-love-seersucker-bow-ties-right  . Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails 
28:04
September 23, 2018
Mama Ain't In A Drawer
   Do you have a question about death care? You might not have to dig too deep to determine the answer is most likely, YES! Morbid curiosity exists in everyone and Caskets & Cocktails is dedicated to accurately educating people on the business of death through hilarious personal stories that bring listener’s curious questions to life.  . Mr. Danny has over 35+ years of work experience in death care and his daughter Katie literally grew up in the cemetery giving them the perfect background to guide you through the crazy world of death care. This father daughter duo’s lovingly fun relationship and thick southern drawls lure the audience to pull up a rocking chair, pour a cocktail and relax into the colorful real life tales of what actually happens at the funeral home and cemetery.  .  https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/mama-aint-in-a-drawer  .   Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?  Support us on Patreon and enjoy the option for a variety of rewards including getting the episode early and ad-free for only $2 per episode! Also there’s the ability to get a shoutout on the podcast and ask a question that we will be guaranteed to respond to.  Patreon: patreon.com/Casketandcocktails Paypal: www.paypal.me/casketsandcocktails Venmo: http://www.venmo.com/Caskets-n-Cocktails Anchor: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails
04:36
September 10, 2018
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