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Mortified Conversations

Mortified Conversations

By Joseph Thomas
Joseph Thomas talks with comics, writers, and funeral professionals about the close but tricky relationship between humor and death. Subscribe to the blog/newsletter at
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6. Mike Sacks: The Dog Agrees

Mortified Conversations

6. Mike Sacks: The Dog Agrees
Joseph Thomas talks with writer, Mike Sacks, about the South, decency in comedy, remembering you're a person, and more. See all your listening options at
December 10, 2021
5. Geoff Calkins: Memphis! Memphis! Memphis!
Joseph Thomas talks with sports journalist and radio host, Geoff Calkins, about living in Memphis, finding your voice as a writer, losing a parent, and more. See all your listening options at
August 20, 2021
4. Dominick Astorino: The Weird Kid
Joseph Thomas talks with reconstructive embalming expert, Dominick Astorino, about mortuary college, the newest generation of embalmers, carrying a pocket watch in elementary school, and more. See all your listening options at
July 08, 2021
3. Kurt Braunohler: Good Day for a Death Podcast
Hear Joseph's conversation with comedian, writer, and actor, Kurt Braunohler, about obsessive attention to detail, thoughts on eternal life, and giving audiences permission to laugh, and that's just the start! See all your listening options at!
June 25, 2021
2. Scott Dikkers: Hellhounds and Graham Chapman
Take a listen to my conversation with Onion founding editor, Scott Dikkers, where we discuss Graham Chapman’s memorial service, death as the ultimate straight man, and more! See all your listening options at!
June 10, 2021
1. Rebekah Iliff: Organizing the Casseroles
Listen in on a conversation with Nashville-based humor writer and author, Rebekah Iliff where we discuss church funeral guilds, funeral food, and humor and healing. See all your listening options at!
May 25, 2021