100% of Americans will one day die, and 44% of those people have listened to a podcast. With the number of episodes and the number of listeners increasing on an almost exponential basis each year, podcasting is a great way to promote death positivity and death awareness.
With too many podcasts about death and dying for a single article, we’ve collected more death positive essential listening. Know of a podcast missing from our list? Let us know in the comments below.
Check out Part 1 of the Best Podcasts About Death and Dying Here!
More Podcasts About Death and Dying
Hosted by Gabby DaRienzo, Play Dead is a podcast that looks exclusively at death in video games. Play Dead explores the different ways that death is used in video games and the meanings it has for both players and developers.
Voted as Best Podcast of the Year 2018 in Britain, GriefCast is “Funny people talking about death and grief.” Host Cariad Llyod talks to some incredibly funny actors, writers and comedians on a range of topics around death and bereavement.
Three PhD students talk death, dying, archaeology, forensics, and more in this new comedy podcast. “Tune in to the podcast that discusses everything about death from the academic talk about forensics and archaeology to the fun ways to bury yourself.”
Hosts Jeremie, Brian, and Taylor have unapologetic, unpolished and unfiltered discussions about what it’s like to live life with a disease, in the hopes of finding humour in an otherwise taboo and sometimes dark subject. Taking the lead from Jeremie’s life long battle with Cystic Fibrosis, Sick Boy helps people understand that sometimes the best way to deal with illness, disease and life is simply to laugh.
“Fleshing It In deals with Jon Stenning dealing with death.” Simple enough, right?
Laura Brooker and Casey Carter host Funeral Stories, a comedy podcast about the crazy, cringeworthy, hilarious & heartfelt stories that come with saying goodbye. “Everyone always talks about their wedding story or childbirth story, but no one ever says, “Hey… What happened at that funeral you went to?” and there’s always a story there.”
With the rise of online memorials, posthumous messaging services and buying a funeral online, the Internet is transforming end of life planning and funerals. In this podcast Peter Billingham talks about the latest trends, new products and ideas that are impacting death care. Listen to Mandy from TalkDeath on episode 37!
Brought to you by St Mary’s University, The Art of Dying Well podcast aims to make death and dying something we can talk about openly without discomfort or fear. Each month the team interviews a guest on a key topic, focusing on issues of spirituality and support.
“Two Mid-Michigan girls with cold, dead hearts giving you the cold hard facts about true crime, legends, and lore.” So Dead is a weekly podcast hosted by Jenn Carpenter and Dani Fairman featuring unique tales of true crime, the paranormal, urban legends and more. Thank you Mod Mortician for the suggestion.