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Ben Greene

We're not dead, we just smell funny! After an extended holiday break, Ben & Madeline return to the studio to talk their vacations, their new years resolutions, as well as catch up with Ben Greene on what life is like post-tonsillectomy! Ben & Madeline may be going on a brief hiatus but you can still enjoy the extensive Definitely Dying back catalogue as well as leave us a health or injury story you’d like to share by calling (323) 388 3879!


Best of 2017: Vol 2

What a year 2017 has been! We laughed! We cried! We sneezed! To celebrate the end of the year & welcome in the holidays, our dying-duo have put together some of their favorite sickly-segments from the year! Guest by order of appearance: Leann Bowen Mano Agapion Jessica Jardine Matt Walsh Lilan Bowden Hannah Kasulka Scott C. Jones Listener voicemail Veronica Osorio Zeke Nicholson


Best of 2017: Vol. 1

What a year 2017 has been! We laughed! We cried! We sneezed! To celebrate the end of the year & welcome in the holidays, our dying-duo have put together some of their favorite sickly-segments from the year! Guests by appearance: 1) Deborah Baker Jr - 1:23 2) Nathan Barnatt - 7:21 3) Diona Reasonover - 10:27 4) Tess Paras - 34:31 5) Mary Sasson - 42:54 6) Alex Fernie - 50:21 7) Benita Robledo - 1:10:29 8) Altspace VR Live Episode - 1:15:31 9) Anais Fearweather - 1:17:10 10) Zack Bornstein -...


Maureen Bharoocha

Director Maureen Bharoocha joins us this week to talk a whole lot about STRESS! How Maureen's love for directing meant she dives head first into work & how that effects her ability to judging if excitement is stress. How a heavy workload turned into a kidney infection, as well as a recent foot injury has places her into a lovely boot


Joan Ford

Writer & comedian Joan Ford (Nerdist) joins this week to talk living with a severe life-long peanut allergy combined with growing up with an overprotective mother, the beginning steps of researching HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) & the effects it has on the body, and then sticks around to play a wonderful game about food poisoning!


Dan Black

Comedian & fellow UCB Podcaster Dan Black (Comedians of Wrestling Podcast) stops by to talk fear-based parts growing up jewish & every present anxiety growing up in a community where you're not wanted, the influence of wrestling on Dan & his perspective on health & well being, the fear of wasted potential, playing the “numbers game” when it comes to success, and play a modified game of Fig. 1 Chicken dedicated to worst professional wrestling injuries! We top things off with a listener call...


Halloween Minisode

Maddy Long Legs & Brown Ben-cluse Axelrad break out the iPod nano for this spooky Halloween minisode! They talk candy, the terror of Hell Night, the need to release your rage, embracing your id, and more!


Hannah Kasulka

As part of a pre-Halloween treat, we have in the lovable Hannah Kasulka (The Exorcist, Love) to talk a fear of death when most of your career is spent dying, the constant thought of death & mortality, balancing playing a demon with a religious & spiritual family, being scary for a living, and more spooky topics!



Definitely Dying returns to virtual reality with another partnership with JASH Comedy & Allspice VR! In this live episode the audience IS the guest! Ben & Madeline play a variety of games & quizzes with virtual audience from all over the world! They share injury & sickness stories & answer the ultimate question: would you have rather freeze to death or be burned alive!


Erin Whitehead

Erin Whitehead (Wild Horses) joins to talk finding a strong voice, growing older & getting confident, being annoyed at the word “hypochondriac”, being a good “sick citizen”, the need to evolve & not getting stuck in one persona, and more. Afterward, they gang play a game about self care!


Matt Walsh

We kick off UCB Comedy Crossover Month tomorrow with Matt Walsh (Veep, UCB Sports & Leisure) to talk the passing of his father & experience of saying goodbye to a loved ones, growing older, taking up smoking at 39, getting rid of vices, weed, parenting, and more.


Scott C. Jones

This week host, writer, podcaster, & fan Scott C. Jones joins us this week to talk about his harrowing brush with death. He talks about a lifetime dealing with anxiety & hypochondria, a battle with testicular tumor, & how his near-death experience re-kick started a new outlook on view & gaining the power to say “fuck it”. Scott’s Ted Talk: Have a health or injury story you’d...


Tess Paras

Tess Paras (Crazy Ex Girlfriend, Take My Wife) joins to talk the fear of unexpected death & the concept of leaving behind a legacy, growing up with two doctor parents & a horrifying “birds & the bees” conversations, having a bartholin cyst & having it “marsupirlized“, high school sex ed, & ties things up nicely with a great vagina quiz supplied by special co-host Ben Green! Have a health or injury story you’d like to share? Leave a voice at (323) 388 3879! @TessParas...


Jon Gabrus

Jon Gabrus (High & Mighty, Actionboiz) drops by the studio & immediately jumps into talking health & body image, he discussing realizing his weight has begun to affect his athletic abilities & pass times, beginning the early stages of having kids, growing up in a “mean house” and how it lead to his sense of humor, eating “health adjacent” food, and more! Afterward, he & Ben play a round of Madeline’s Taco Bell food quiz!


Codi Elizabeth Fischer

Writer Codi Elizabeth Fischer & special guest co-host Joe Saunders join us this week to talk about the need to always be in control, high school drug us, the importance of therapy, a scare with HPV, cervical cancer, turning down laughing gas before getting a cervical biopsy & more. Have an injury story you’d like to share? Leave a voice at (323) 388 3879!


Ronnie Adrian

Ronnie Adrian (White Women, Drive Share) stops by to share his thoughts on shifting thoughts on death & dying, the important of family, why he laughs instead of cries, his wildly unhealthy diet, & more. Have an injury story you’d like to share? Leave a voice at (323) 388 3879!


Veronica Osorio

Actress & Comedian Veronica Osorio (Hail, Caesar!, Trek and the City Podcast) joins us to talk childhood depression, a life changing motorcycle accident & how it’s affect her outlook on life, career, & relationships. Veronica also shares stories about being held a gunpoint as a child, her dad being kidnapped, discuss the best ways to die, and more. Guest Twitter: @verovidetta Treks and the City site:


Stacy Dacheux

Artist & writer Stacy Dacheux joins Ben & Madeline to discuss her unique experience working with hospice & navigating a work environment directly tied to dealing with death & dying, working at homeless shelters & understanding the homeless community, motherhood, & more. Have an injury story you’d like to share? Leave a voice at (323) 388 3879! IG:@pizzastacy Twitter: @StacyDacheux Site:


Mano Agapion

Actor, comedian, and super fan Mano Again (Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, Horny 4 Horror Podcast) join us to talk an ever present fear of getting cancer whenever life is going “too good”, walks us through a groin pain & how it lead to an umbilical hernia, shares a timeline of all his major personal injuries, & finishes off the episode with a Taco Bell food ingredients quiz (and does WAY better than he should). Got a funny or interesting injury story? Leave a voice at (323) 388 3879!


Zach Borenstein

Writer, Director, & sleep science expert Zach Borenstein (SNL, Jimmy Kimmel Live) stops by to breakdown some cool facts about how the brain works while we sleep, turning a first date into an ER visit, his early day working in a sleep lab, & even manages to work in a fun game about sleep!