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Death Party Podcast

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Are you intrigued, curious, or scared to death by death? Join the party(!) for our ongoing discussion, as each new episode attempts to ease our death anxiety (and maybe yours along the way!) with strange facts, historical Darwinism, and more gallows humor than your weird uncle brings to Thanksgiving dinner. Pull up a seat at our existential tea party, as we dust off the Ouija board and invite Death in to ask life's most enduring riddles—What's it all about? Where do we go after we depart this mortal coil? Why are they named finger sandwiches? Because that's really misleading. Join us as we flesh out answers to our deepest, darkest questions on the new podcast that digs deep: Death Party!

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United States

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Comedy

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Are you intrigued, curious, or scared to death by death? Join the party(!) for our ongoing discussion, as each new episode attempts to ease our death anxiety (and maybe yours along the way!) with strange facts, historical Darwinism, and more gallows humor than your weird uncle brings to Thanksgiving dinner. Pull up a seat at our existential tea party, as we dust off the Ouija board and invite Death in to ask life's most enduring riddles—What's it all about? Where do we go after we depart this mortal coil? Why are they named finger sandwiches? Because that's really misleading. Join us as we flesh out answers to our deepest, darkest questions on the new podcast that digs deep: Death Party!

Language:

English

Contact:

555-555-5555


Episodes

E17 What Are the Odds?

1/13/2022
In this episode, your hosts Fae and Aratrice dig up some truly bizarre ways those who have come before us have bought the farm. From a romantic interlude gone wrong, to a “personality disturbance,” to a surprisingly lethal vegetable, this episode covers a lot of ground. The unusual deaths recounted herein prove that no matter how ready you may be to face your mortality, you never can be sure that death isn't lurking behind the next innocuous vegetable, animal, or even garment. Show notes Website Help Us Keep the Show Running; become a Patron! Socials: Instagram Twitter Facebook Facebook group Support Death Party Podcast by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/death-party-podcast

Duration:00:36:54

E16 Have Yourself a Deadly Little Christmas

12/28/2021
A far cry from the holiday you likely know, and possibly(?) love, our modern version of Christmas is rooted in paganism. You might be surprised to learn that underneath the surface of festive holiday cheer, December 25th has historically been a holiday synonymous with telling terrifying tales and advising children on how to avoid torture and being eaten. Oh, and mistletoe! Before it was used a shrubbery to trade lip spit with someone under, it was known for a far more nefarious purpose…murder! Check out this winter holiday episode of Death Party for the history of Christmas' much more sinister origins, complete with introductions to Krampus, Frau Perchta, and the ever-popular Yule Goat. Show notes Website Help Us Keep the Show Running; become a Patron! Socials: Instagram Twitter Facebook Facebook group Support Death Party Podcast by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/death-party-podcast

Duration:01:04:24

E15 A Tomb with a View

11/14/2021
Graves! Tombstones! Marker-y thingies for human bones mostly and other bones sometimes! In this episode, we will share with you tales about the inhabitants of some noteworthy graves, including: I’ll let you guess which one of those last two is in the United States. You don't want to miss this episode, friend! Number four will knock your socks off and leave your jaw on the floor! Show notes Website Help Us Keep the Show Running; become a Patron! Socials: Instagram Twitter Facebook Facebook group Support Death Party Podcast by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/death-party-podcast

Duration:00:46:28

E14 Halloween! (It's a Dead Man's Party), Part 2

10/30/2021
HALLOWEEN! How did Mischief Night shape Halloween celebrations today? What are the origins of trick or treating? Who was Guy Fawkes and does he have a better mustache than John Waters? The answer to all of these questions and more shall be revealed as we continue to tread beyond the shroud in this episode of Death Party! This is the very first time we are releasing two episodes in a month (other than our inaugural episode). So if you want episodes to come out more frequently than they have, be the wind beneath our wings and leave us a rating and review so we can find more listeners! Here are some spOOooOOky Spotify playlists curated by yours truly to help keep you in the spirit of the season: Mostly Gothy Stuff Goofy/Appropriate for Children (8+?) Raucous Party Tunes Punky Stuff Show notes Website Help Us Keep the Show Running; become a Patron! Socials: Instagram Twitter Facebook Facebook group Support Death Party Podcast by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/death-party-podcast

Duration:01:07:33

E13 Halloween! (It's a Dead Man's Party), Part 1

10/13/2021
HALLOWEEN! Where did it come from? Why is it so fricking great? Why do ALL THE BEST PEOPLE love Halloween? Is it really just a modern-day Samhain celebration? Do you know the ancient (and grisly) origin of Halloween bonfires? How about which vegetable is the spOOooOOkiest? Why do strange little children come to my door and demand snacks? The answer to all of these questions and more shall be revealed as we slip behind the veil in this episode of Death Party! Part two imminent — as in before Halloween — but we don't know when yet! Subscribe and be the first to know when it's out. And while you wait, leave us a rating and review so we can find more listeners and thus the motivation to keep the episodes coming out as frequently as they have been, if not more frequently! Here are some spOOooOOky Spotify playlists curated by yours truly to help keep you in the spirit of the season all month long: Mostly Gothy Stuff Goofy/Appropriate for Children (8+?) Raucous Party Tunes Punky Stuff Show notes Website Help Us Keep the Show Running; become a Patron! Socials: Instagram Twitter Facebook Facebook group Support Death Party Podcast by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/death-party-podcast

Duration:00:27:12

E12 Live Slow, Die Old

9/13/2021
Are you human? Looking to solve that pesky (yet eternal) problem of your own mortality? Well fear not, kindred spirit! Your friendly Death Party pals have got you covered in this episode on how to live forever and ever. Unless you are actually an immortal, then maybe you can toss us some pointers. In this episode on longevity, you’ll learn about the oldest human on record, and how they may or may not have been lying through their false teeth about their age. Then we’ll take you through nine principles followed by the longest living among us (people living in areas known as “Blue Zones”) so you can try to emulate their success. Number six came as a huge surprise to both of us, so check your preconceived notions at the door and get your notebook ready — the fountain of youth lies before you. Show notes Website Help Us Keep the Show Running; become a Patron! Socials: Instagram Twitter Facebook Facebook group Support Death Party Podcast by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/death-party-podcast

E11 Reincarnation — We're Back!

8/13/2021
We’re at it again with another episode on being at it again! Won’t you hold our hands for a third time as we take another stroll down reincarnation lane? If you’ve already listened to the first two episodes in this series, you have a solid foundation of knowledge about how popular belief in reincarnation is (more than you might think!). We previously introduced you to James Huston and James Leininger, two white dudes who maybe were really only one white dude? In this installment, you will meet the captivating Purnima Ekanayake, a young girl who remembered her previous life as an adult male, proving(?) that you don't have to stay in society's prescribed gender lane to have all the undead fun in your next go-round on this great big blue and green marble we're all spinning around on. Show notes Website Help Us Keep the Show Running; become a Patron! Socials: Instagram Twitter Facebook Facebook group Support Death Party Podcast by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/death-party-podcast

Duration:01:04:18

E10 What's Black and White and Dead All Over? Part 2

7/13/2021
How did the Egyptian Book of the Dead fit into the lives of royal and average Egyptians? Was it a vital afterlife resource or shameless cash grab? What does surviving the afterlife have in common with snap bracelets? If you’ve already listened to part one of this episode, you have a solid foundation of knowledge about what Egyptians thought the afterlife was like, and in part two we’ll reveal some ancient Egyptian tips and tricks for skating easily into it—even if you have more in common with Dorian Gray than with Gandhi. Also in part two, we shall keep you on tenterhooks no longer as to some examples of negative confessions. Dust off your papyri and start assembling your kohl stick payment for your local scribe as we answer these questions and more in What’s Black and White and Dead All Over? Pt 2. Show notes Website Help Us Keep the Show Running; become a Patron! Socials: Instagram Twitter Facebook Facebook group Support Death Party Podcast by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/death-party-podcast

Duration:00:32:29

E9 What’s Black and White and Dead All Over? Part 1

6/14/2021
What exactly was the Egyptian Book of the Dead and how did it fit into the lives of royal and average Egyptians? What was the difference between it and the Coffin or Pyramid Texts? What did the Egyptians believe awaited them on the other side and how many snack cakes did Fae think about when we were recording this episode? Dust off your papyri and start assembling your kohl stick payment for your local scribe as we answer all of these questions and more. And don’t miss the second part when we get around to posting it. Show notes Website Help Us Keep the Show Running; become a Patron! Socials: Instagram Twitter Facebook Facebook group Support Death Party Podcast by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/death-party-podcast

Duration:00:41:40

E8 Death Party Theatre — The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe

4/14/2021
Who or what killed Edgar Allan Poe?! Guys and dolls! Theydies and gentlethem! Death Party Theatre is pleased to bring you— Thrills! Chills! Suspense! Crime! All of this and more awaits you in this episode covering the mysterious, unsolved death of a literary legend! Throw on your favorite trenchcoat and follow us back in time as we ponder his surprising demise. We’re excited for you to hear this vintage radio broadcast-style, noir-infused departure from your regularly scheduled programming! Show notes Website Help Us Keep the Show Running; become a Patron! Socials: Instagram Twitter Facebook Facebook group Support Death Party Podcast by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/death-party-podcast

Duration:00:45:50

E7 Reduce, Reuse, Reincarnate, Part 2

3/14/2021
What happens after we depart this mortal coil? A startling number of Americans think it's possible that we reincarnate. Can we? Do we? Should we? This episode tells the story of James Huston and James Leininger, the former a WWII veteran and the latter is also him, but after being reincarnated. Bonus points if you can keep track of which James (or Jim) we're talking about throughout the episode! Show notes Website Help Us Keep the Show Running; become a Patron! Socials: Instagram Twitter Facebook Facebook group Support Death Party Podcast by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/death-party-podcast

Duration:00:34:38

6—Reduce, Reuse, Reincarnate, Part 1

2/14/2021
What happens after we depart this mortal coil? A startling number of Americans think it's possible that we reincarnate. Can we? Do we? Should we?

Duration:00:44:40

4—Drop Dead Gore-geous, Part 2

2/14/2021
Are you a fan of fashion who follows the hottest trends? If so, be glad you're alive because throughout history, your odds of dressing up without burning up weren't great! And that's only one of the ways your trendy getup could turn into your tragic downfall. Find out how some historical fashionistas were well-dressed, while others turned out well-done. Did we mention something in the episode you'd like more information about? Check out our references at bit.ly/dpp-ep3.

Duration:00:43:04

3—Drop Dead Gore-geous, Part 1

2/14/2021
Are you a fan of fashion who follows the hottest trends? If you said yes, be glad you're alive today because throughout history, your odds of dressing up without burning up weren't great! And that's only one of the ways your trendy getup could turn into your tragic downfall. Find out how some historical fashionistas were well-dressed, while others turned out well-done. Clothing should be to die for, NOT to die in.

Duration:00:30:25

2—Jeepers Reapers, Part 2

2/14/2021
If death came a-knockin’, who would you expect at the door? Listen to part one, then tune back in for the stunning conclusion. Did we mention something in the episode you'd like more information about? Check out our references at bit.ly/dpp-ep1.

Duration:00:23:01

1—Jeepers Reapers, Part 1

2/14/2021
If death came a-knockin’, who would you expect at the door? And why? Most people don’t actually know the origin of how their idea of death came to be. In our first episode, we lift Death's shroud and peer into the dark history of the personification of death. And when one is faced with the prospect of dancing their very last dance, how they might be empowered to choose their own spectral chaperone.

Duration:00:38:13

E6 Reduce, Reuse, Reincarnate, Part 1

2/13/2021
What happens after we depart this mortal coil? What happens after we depart this mortal coil? A startling number of Americans think it's possible that we reincarnate. Can we? Do we? Should we? Show notes Website Help Us Keep the Show Running; become a Patron! Socials: Instagram Twitter Facebook Facebook group Support Death Party Podcast by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/death-party-podcast

Duration:00:44:27

5—Heavy Metal (Makeup, Not Music)

1/13/2021
While heavy metal may be a type of music that fans of death positivity might listen to, it's not a type of ingredient you want to smear on your skin in the name of beauty. Arsenic, mercury, lead: just some heavy metals found in cosmetic products over the centuries which resulted in pretty nasty side effects—like death. Join as we ponder why people would knowingly trade their good health for looking good. show notes

Duration:00:42:13

E5 Heavy Metal (Makeup, Not Music)

1/13/2021
While heavy metal may be a type of music that fans of death positivity might listen to, it's not a type of ingredient you want to smear on your skin in the name of beauty. Arsenic, mercury, lead: just some heavy metals found in cosmetic products over the centuries which resulted in pretty nasty side effects—like death. Join as we ponder why people would knowingly trade their good health for looking good. Show notes Website Help Us Keep the Show Running; become a Patron! Socials: Instagram Twitter Facebook Facebook group Support Death Party Podcast by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/death-party-podcast

Duration:00:42:00

E4 Drop Dead Gore-geous, Part 2

12/13/2020
Sometimes your trendy getup turns into your tragic downfall. Are you a fan of fashion who follows the hottest trends? If you said yes, be glad you're alive today because throughout history, your odds of dressing up without burning up weren't great! Find out how some historical fashionistas were well-dressed, while others turned out well-done. From collars to crinolines to corsets to footwear, we cover a lot of ground and a lot of deadly styles in this two-part episode. Clothing should be to die for, NOT to die in. Show notes Website Help Us Keep the Show Running; become a Patron! Socials: Instagram Twitter Facebook Facebook group Support Death Party Podcast by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/death-party-podcast

Duration:00:43:04