My Dead Parents

My Dead Parents

By Campfire Media
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In 2018, Bree Helders lost both of her parents and, oh baby, is she ready to talk about it. Join her journey of grieving, as she talks to a new guest every week who also has a dead parent. They discuss navigating grief and the way it manifests, hospitals and funerals, crazy families, and all the milestones, emotions, and changes that come with your new membership to the club you never wanted to join.
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In 2018, Bree Helders lost both of her parents and, oh baby, is she ready to talk about it. Join her journey of grieving, as she talks to a new guest every week who also has a dead parent. They discuss navigating grief and the way it manifests, hospitals and funerals, crazy families, and all the milestones, emotions, and changes that come with your new membership to the club you never wanted to join.
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Jonny Svarzbein
Bree sits down with writer and performer Jonny Svarzbein (UCBLA), who lost his father three years ago and just became a father himself. The two discuss sex positivity, religion and the importance of showing your children emotional availability. -- SHOW INFORMATION Instagram: @MyDeadParents Email: MyDeadParentsPodcast@gmail.com Hosted by Bree Helders: @BreanaHelders Produced by Julia Meltzer: @drunkactress Music by Phil Romo: Philromo.com
1:10:20
November 13, 2019
GloZell Green
Bree sits down with the "queen of youtube", comedian Glozell Green, and the two discuss not wanting to share a lover with their mother, doing what you have to do when caring for a sick parent, and how systemic racism denied Glozell's father acceptable medical care and quality of life. -- SHOW INFORMATION Instagram: @MyDeadParents Email: MyDeadParentsPodcast@gmail.com Hosted by Bree Helders: @BreanaHelders Produced by Julia Meltzer: @drunkactress Music by Phil Romo: Philromo.com
1:01:50
October 30, 2019
Brian Geraghty
Actor Brian Geraghty (The Hurt Locker, Bobby, The Alienist) lost his parents less than a year apart, two years ago. Bree lost her parents four months apart, a year ago. The two discuss putting on a brave face, parenting your parents, and one death being harder than the other. -- SHOW INFORMATION Instagram: @MyDeadParents Email: MyDeadParentsPodcast@gmail.com Hosted by Bree Helders: @BreanaHelders Produced by Julia Meltzer: @drunkactress Music by Phil Romo: Philromo.com
1:03:07
October 23, 2019
Britt Lucas
Bree sits down with photographer Britt Lucas, who's father died less than a year ago. Bree's one year death-aversary just passed, and the two discuss the numbness and heartbreak that comes with the first year. The way that grief breaks you as a person and changes you forever, and the best ways to honor your dead parents. -- SHOW INFORMATION Instagram: @MyDeadParents Email: MyDeadParentsPodcast@gmail.com Hosted by Bree Helders: @BreanaHelders Produced by Julia Meltzer: @drunkactress Music by Phil Romo: Philromo.com
1:11:20
October 16, 2019
Greg Wallace
Bree sits down with writer and performer Greg Wallace (UCBLA), and the two discuss the heartache of telling your siblings that your parent died, embalming and mysterious deaths. -- SHOW INFORMATION Instagram: @MyDeadParents Email: MyDeadParentsPodcast@gmail.com Hosted by Bree Helders: @BreanaHelders Produced by Julia Meltzer: @drunkactress Music by Phil Romo: Philromo.com
1:08:39
October 9, 2019
Will Hines
Bree sits down with comedian Will Hines (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Brooklyn 99, Broad City), who lost his mother to breast cancer when he was sixteen. The two discuss how the loss of a matriarch displaces a family and the way that grief effects your ability to emote and be vulnerable. -- SHOW INFORMATION Instagram: @MyDeadParents Email: MyDeadParentsPodcast@gmail.com Hosted by Bree Helders: @BreanaHelders Produced by Julia Meltzer: @drunkactress Music by Phil Romo: Philromo.com
1:07:22
October 2, 2019
Lyndsey Frank
Bree sits down with comedian, Lyndsey Frank. -- SHOW INFORMATION Instagram: @MyDeadParents Email: MyDeadParentsPodcast@gmail.com Hosted by Bree Helders: @BreanaHelders Produced by Julia Meltzer: @drunkactress Music by Phil Romo: Philromo.com
1:06:22
September 25, 2019
Steve Agee
Bree sits down with Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Show, The New Girl, Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2). -- SHOW INFORMATION Instagram: @MyDeadParents Email: MyDeadParentsPodcast@gmail.com Hosted by Bree Helders: @BreanaHelders Produced by Julia Meltzer: @drunkactress Music by Phil Romo: Philromo.com
1:12:11
September 18, 2019
Michael Runion
Bree sits down with musician Michael Runion (The Chances, JJAMZ), who lost his father when he was ten, and the two discuss the way that grief changes over time, experiencing loss before knowing how to express your emotions, and how your parents having their own demons may have no connection to your importance. -- SHOW INFORMATION Instagram: @MyDeadParents Email: MyDeadParentsPodcast@gmail.com Hosted by Bree Helders: @BreanaHelders Produced by Julia Meltzer: @drunkactress Music by Phil Romo: Philromo.com
1:10:47
September 11, 2019
Courtney Arnett
Bree sits down with writer and performer Courtney Arnett (Second City Chicago), who's dad died fifteen years ago, and they discuss how to celebrate a death anniversary, what family really is, and what our dead parents look like now. -- SHOW INFORMATION Instagram: @MyDeadParents Email: MyDeadParentsPodcast@gmail.com Hosted by Bree Helders: @BreanaHelders Produced by Julia Meltzer: @drunkactress Music by Phil Romo: Philromo.com
1:06:33
September 4, 2019
Jon Gabrus
Bree sits down with comedian Jon Gabrus (Guy Code, Comedy Bang! Bag!, High and Mighty), who lost is father six years ago, to discuss mournig a living parent, remembering the faults in your dead parents, and what's so good about marriage. -- SHOW INFORMATION Instagram: @MyDeadParents Email: MyDeadParentsPodcast@gmail.com Hosted by Bree Helders: @BreanaHelders Produced by Julia Meltzer: @drunkactress Music by Phil Romo: Philromo.com
59:34
August 28, 2019
Reggie Watts
In our debut episode, Bree sits down with comedian Reggie Watts (Comedy Bang! Bang!, The Late Late Show), who lost his father fifteen years ago, and the two discuss identifying bodies, funeral industry conspiracies, the afterlife, and consciousness. -- SHOW INFORMATION Instagram: @MyDeadParents Email: MyDeadParentsPodcast@gmail.com Hosted by Bree Helders: @BreanaHelders Produced by Julia Meltzer: @drunkactress Music by Phil Romo: Philromo.com
57:09
August 21, 2019
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02:49
July 17, 2019
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