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Good Grief

Lemonada

It’s a fact: death is inevitable, and so is grief. It can stop us in our tracks, regardless of the amount of time that's passed. Good Grief is a six-part, sixty-minute binge of true, short stories that immerse us in the grieving process, find healthy (and avoid unhealthy) ways to cope, and even share a few laughs. Comfort, community, and catharsis guide this audio portrait of love and loss.

It’s a fact: death is inevitable, and so is grief. It can stop us in our tracks, regardless of the amount of time that's passed. Good Grief is a six-part, sixty-minute binge of true, short stories that immerse us in the grieving process, find healthy (and avoid unhealthy) ways to cope, and even share a few laughs. Comfort, community, and catharsis guide this audio portrait of love and loss.

Location:

United States

Networks:

Lemonada

Description:

It’s a fact: death is inevitable, and so is grief. It can stop us in our tracks, regardless of the amount of time that's passed. Good Grief is a six-part, sixty-minute binge of true, short stories that immerse us in the grieving process, find healthy (and avoid unhealthy) ways to cope, and even share a few laughs. Comfort, community, and catharsis guide this audio portrait of love and loss.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ricki Lake Is Back, and This Time, She's Got a Podcast

9/15/2022
The producers of this series wanted to recommend another Lemonada Media podcast that they know you’ll love. New episodes of Raised by Ricki premiere every Thursday wherever you get your podcasts. Grab a friend and some snacks – we’ll provide the tea. We’re traveling back to the 90s, when The Ricki Lake Show was the place for drama and fun unlike anywhere else on TV. Ricki and Kalen are joined by Stuart Krasnow, former supervising producer of The Ricki Lake Show, to talk about the show’s...

Duration:00:56:22

True Crime Upside Down: The Letter

9/7/2022
The Letter is a new original true crime podcast hosted by award-winning journalist Amy Donaldson. This 8-part narrative series tells the story of the brutal murder of Zachary Snarr, which took place in Salt Lake City, UT, on August 28, 1996. The Letter weaves a story of forgiveness, guilt, and what happens after the headlines die down and the real story begins. On Zach Snarr’s last day alive, he got up early to help his father at work, he cleaned the kitchen for his mother and he made his...

Duration:00:38:35

Listen to This: Call For Help

8/16/2022
For far too long, the United States has put mental healthcare on the back burner. Through enormous advocacy and the initiation and rollout of the 988 hotline, a theoretical lifeline is now at the fingertips of every American. But in a country with a deep history of criminalizing mental health, will 988 live up to its potential? Today, Stephanie explores how 988 came to be, along with all the promise and peril it carries. Weekly special correspondent Zak Williams shares his personal mental...

Duration:00:15:20

Listen Now: New Day

7/26/2022
Alua Arthur is a death doula, but her work has taught her how to live. She talks about walking away from unfulfilling work, pursuing joy, and how to have hope when you're facing the end of life. This week’s practice is about asking yourself: What must I do to be at peace with myself so that I may live presently and die gracefully? To listen to more New Day, head to https://newday.lemonadamedia.com/newday. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:46:35

Introducing V Interesting

6/10/2022
The producers of this series wanted to share with you another Lemonada Media series that they know you’ll love. V Interesting is hosted by V Spehar - who is out from under the desk and into your ears! They're starting off by sharing some of the headlines you may have missed this week, including exactly who’s rewriting the national reading curriculum, how Biden may have actually started the U.S. student debt crisis, and how people feel about returning to the office after working remotely...

Duration:00:42:14

Last Day Special: Unpacking Fear, Danger, and Mass Shootings

5/27/2022
The producers of this series wanted to share another Lemonada Media show with you that they know you will find helpful in a critical moment where the country feels as if it’s spinning out of control. It’s called Last Day. In this award-winning series, Lemonada co-founder and author Stephanie Wittels Wachs confronts massive epidemics with humanity, wit, and a quest for progress. Now, back for a third season, Last Day grapples with guns in America, asking: How can we live safely in a country...

Duration:00:50:12

Listen To This: Burnout

5/10/2022
The producers of this show wanted to share another Lemonada series with you, called Burnout. Burnout. It’s all over the news, it’s all over your social feeds. You’re probably living some version of it, but aren’t sure what it is and how to change it. Let’s take a closer look at the culture of burnout together. We’ll look at the history of how we talk about burnout, and learn about how it can show up differently in different people. Subscribe to Burnout so that you never miss an episode...

Duration:00:13:24

BEING Trans: Introducing Audio Reality

4/28/2022
The producers of this series would like to share with you another show they know you’ll love. BEING is reality TV for your ears, an innovative new audio format like no other podcast you've ever heard. This season, it’s BEING Trans. This week, we meet Sy, a nonbinary transgender legal assistant in Los Angeles. They transitioned after marrying their husband, Robert, and having a baby. While things seem great on the surface, Sy confesses they've been putting off having a tough conversation with...

Duration:00:20:57

Introducing BEING Trans (Official Trailer)

4/22/2022
Four transgender individuals living in Los Angeles. Hundreds of hours of tape over three months. Our crew of seasoned reality TV producers recorded live conversations, situations and intimate moments as Chloe, Jeffrey, Mariana and Sy lived them. Now you get to experience what it’s like to BE them. Relationships, dating, parenting, emotional and physical changes, career quandaries, parties -- you'll hear it all just as it happened. Out April 28, from Lemonada Media’s BEING Studios: This is...

Duration:00:02:59

Isadora — “What I've tried to do is surrender to grief.”

4/19/2022
Isadora Kosofsky is no stranger to grief – as a photojournalist, she’s spent years documenting individuals in hospice care. But when her own father passed away in a hospital overloaded with COVID-19 patients, she was reminded that you can never be prepared to lose someone you love. Find Isadora on Instagram and Twitter @isadorakosofsky Comfort and community are key components in coping with grief. Participate in conversations and hear advice. Join our Facebook Group:...

Duration:00:13:18

Barry — “My voice had been a bridge for him.”

4/12/2022
With the first wave of COVID-19 surging, an iPad became Barry Joseph’s lifeline for communicating with his dad, Paul Joseph, in the hospital. Guided by the poems of Billy Collins, Barry stayed by his dad’s side – virtually – until it was time to let go. Find Barry on Instagram and TikTok at @fridayistomorrow and on Facebook at the Friday is Tomorrow Book Club. You can find his book about grief during the COVID-19 Pandemic at his website: fridayistomorrow.com Comfort and community are...

Duration:00:09:47

Last Day Preview: Everyone Out Here is Armed

4/6/2022
In episode 1, our team travels to Montana, where cowboy culture reigns supreme, everyone is armed, and 86% of firearm deaths are suicides. There, we meet a couple that represents all the contradictions at the root of America’s gun debate: One is a suicide prevention advocate, and the other is the most adamant Second Amendment supporter we’ve ever met. Plus, our team tries out shooting some big-ass guns. To hear the rest of this episode of Last Day, search for Last Day wherever you are...

Duration:00:23:54

Sabila — “We watched his burial on our phones.”

3/31/2022
Publishing executive Sabila Khan was stunned by her father Shafqat’s sudden death due to COVID-19 in early 2020. After having to forgo the traditional Muslim rituals tied to his passing, Sabila struggled with the pandemic’s overall effect on her attempt to return to normalcy. Find Sabila on Twitter at @SabilaKhan20, and visit her COVID Loss Support group on Facebook or on Twitter at @covid_loss. Comfort and community are key components in coping with grief. Participate in conversations...

Duration:00:16:15

From Bad to Worse: COVID’s Toll on a Top Child Care Center

3/24/2022
We are excited to share another Lemonada Media show you will love. It's called No One Is Coming to Save Us and it tackles the American child care crisis. No One Is Coming to Save Us has new episodes out every Thursday. Gloria is back and ready to tackle America’s child care crisis head-on. To kick off season 2, she calls up Lauren Cook, CEO of Ellis Early Learning in Boston. We met Lauren back in season 1, where she walked us through the nitty gritty of how much it costs to operate a child...

Duration:00:42:08

Jay Learns that a Pair of Jeans Could Ruin Your Life

2/16/2022
The producers of Good Grief wanted to share another Lemonada Series that they know you will want to tune in for. On The Untold Story: Criminal Injustice, host Jay Ellis has dealt with shoplifters first-hand, back when he was a teenaged retail manager at a high-end shoe store. But he never learned about the other side of the story - what motivates people to shoplift and what happens to them if they’re caught. In this episode, Jay learns that people can become convicted felons for stealing as...

Duration:00:17:31

Listen to This: Here Lies Me

11/3/2021
Middle school will bury you. Or at least that’s how it feels to 13-year-old Noa as she endures the horrors of periods, crushes, eighth grade and... murder. Written by award-winning podcaster Hillary Frank, Here Lies Me is an immersive and sound-rich YA podcast for teen and adult fans of PEN15, Big Mouth, and Stranger Things. From Lemonada Media. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:23

Listen to This: Believe Her

10/21/2021
Believe Her is true crime, upside down. In September 2017, young mom Nikki Addimando shot and killed her partner, Chris Grover. She was sentenced to nineteen years to life in prison for murder. Through rare access to police audio, a month-long trial, conversations with Nikki, and original reporting, journalist Justine van der Leun lays out the killing, the evidence, and the aftermath. As this six-part series unfolds, listeners will put together different pieces of a disturbing puzzle. One...

Duration:00:50:44

Listen to This: New Day

9/15/2021
Every week on New Day, we’ll find one new way to make life a little better. So many of us are suffering in silence. Maybe you're successful but miserable at work. Perhaps you have the perfect family on Instagram, but you're at each other's throats IRL. Maybe you can’t even put your finger on what feels weird - but you know you deserve more. Whatever it is, you’re not alone. On New Day, therapist, author, and grief expert, Claire Bidwell Smith shares easy actions you can try to keep moving...

Duration:00:21:28

Paula — “The center of our universe is gone.”

9/7/2021
Paula Edgar has spent the past 20 years conflicted about her grief -- does she take part in our country’s collective grieving on September 11th? Or does she simply mourn her beloved mother Joan in private, who she thinks of fondly whenever she hears a Broadway tune? Find Paula on Twitter at @PaulaEdgar and on Instagram at @thepaulaedgar. Comfort and community are key components in coping with grief. Participate in conversations and hear advice. Join our Facebook Group:...

Duration:00:14:40

Introducing Last Day Revisited: The Opioid Crisis with Stephanie Wittels Wachs & Jackie Danziger

8/30/2021
Opioids are killing more people than ever. In 2020, overdose deaths in the U.S. spiked nearly 30% to a record high -- the sharpest annual increase in 30 years. Fentanyl sold on the street and the ongoing toll of the pandemic are the primary drivers. With so many of us affected, there’s a dire need for solutions. That’s why we’re re-releasing episodes 2-12 from season one with new updates from previous guests and fans of the show. Last Day Revisited: The Opioid Crisis is a binge listen that...

Duration:00:22:44