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DEAD Talks

English, Cultural, 1 season, 162 episodes, 5 days, 10 hours, 20 minutes
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DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages with death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience in a way that shatters the ”don’t talk about death” taboo. You could cry, but you will most likely laugh. Having lost his own father on September 11th, David has learned the importance of this discussion and sharing other’s stories.
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161 - Inside the mind of serial killer John Wayne Gacy | Karen Conti

Karen Conti represented John Wayne Gacy, one of the most notorious American serial killers, on death row and is one of Chicago’s most prominent lawyers and legal analysts. Thirty years after Gacy’s execution, Conti looks back through the eyes of a seasoned professional on the legal and media circus that ensued—and her countless hours of detailed conversation with the killer clown. We hear for the first time about Gacy’s gruesome “Body Book.” Were there more victims? Conspirators involved in the murders? What secrets were buried with him?   To purchase her book "Killing Time with John Wayne Gacy": https://amzn.to/3xCKPWR   10% off Neurogum made with sustainably-sourced natural caffeine, L-theanine, as well as vitamins B6 and B12, which have been scientifically shown to boost attention and enhance focus: https://neurogum.com/?utm_commission=deadtalkspodcast&platform=grin&link_id=1654933&token=WtumfL5E9dMY2DxZOVhMDDU7Z1f0OkyV&contact_id=8c837874-1ae8-4097-96fb-4809bfd0b22f&attribution_window=30   Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: 👉  https://patreon.com/deadtalks?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink   Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: 👉  https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/   All links to everything DEAD Talks: 👉  https://linktr.ee/deadtalks   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
6/17/202448 minutes, 13 seconds
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160 - Demystifying Death To Live More Fully | Hospice Nurse Julie

Join us for an insightful episode featuring Hospice Nurse Julie McFadden, who has appeared on this show for the fourth time. In this engaging discussion, Julie shares highlights and emotional moments from her new book 'Nothing to Fear: Demystifying Death to Live More Fully.' The conversation delves into the deathbed phenomena, the importance of discussing death and dying, and personal anecdotes from Julie's life and work. She also touches on how preparing and gaining knowledge about death can help reduce anxiety and fear. Don't miss this compelling and informative episode!   Purchase Hospice Nurse Julie's book here   10% off Neurogum made with sustainably-sourced natural caffeine, L-theanine, as well as vitamins B6 and B12, which have been scientifically shown to boost attention and enhance focus: https://neurogum.com/?utm_commission=deadtalkspodcast&platform=grin&link_id=1654933&token=WtumfL5E9dMY2DxZOVhMDDU7Z1f0OkyV&contact_id=8c837874-1ae8-4097-96fb-4809bfd0b22f&attribution_window=30   Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: 👉  https://patreon.com/deadtalks?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink   Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: 👉  https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/   All links to everything DEAD Talks: 👉  https://linktr.ee/deadtalks   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
6/10/202448 minutes, 14 seconds
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159 - NYC Death Investigations | Barbara Butcher

As a medicolegal death investigator in New York City, Barbara Butcher, investigated more than 5500 death scenes and 680 homicides. She's been seen on Netflix's Homicide New York. Her prior roles included Medicolegal Investigator, Deputy Director of Investigations, and Director of Forensic Investigations, where her responsibilities included death investigations, disaster planning, victim identification, evidence, and missing persons. She oversaw the remains recovery effort at the World Trade Center site after 9/11 and helped manage the response to the crash of Flight 587 and investigated the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center.   For more on Barbara Butcher including her book "What The Dead Know" visit: https://www.barbarabutcherofficial.com/   Get 10% off Neurogum made with sustainably-sourced natural caffeine, L-theanine, as well as vitamins B6 and B12, which have been scientifically shown to boost attention and enhance focus: https://neurogum.com/?utm_commission=deadtalkspodcast&platform=grin&link_id=1654933&token=WtumfL5E9dMY2DxZOVhMDDU7Z1f0OkyV&contact_id=8c837874-1ae8-4097-96fb-4809bfd0b22f&attribution_window=30   Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: 👉 https://patreon.com/deadtalks?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink   Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: 👉 https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/   All links to everything DEAD Talks: 👉 https://linktr.ee/deadtalks   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
6/3/202452 minutes, 8 seconds
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158- She died and came back fully healed | Rosemary Ringer

Rosemary Ringer died and came back in her near-death experience. After she lost her husband traumatically her heath started declining. She was diagnosed with cancer and miraculously came back fully healed with no explanation from the doctors. In this episode we discuss the details of her near death experience, what she saw, the meaning of her NDE and what it all means.    10% off Neurogum made with sustainably-sourced natural caffeine, L-theanine, as well as vitamins B6 and B12, which have been scientifically shown to boost attention and enhance focus: https://neurogum.com/?utm_commission=deadtalkspodcast&platform=grin&link_id=1654933&token=WtumfL5E9dMY2DxZOVhMDDU7Z1f0OkyV&contact_id=8c837874-1ae8-4097-96fb-4809bfd0b22f&attribution_window=30   Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: 👉 https://patreon.com/deadtalks?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink   Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: 👉 https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/   All links to everything 👉 https://linktr.ee/deadtalks   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. ⁠     ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
5/27/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 26 seconds
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157 - Relationship Grief and Growth | Luci Lampe

In this heartfelt episode, we sit down with Luci Lampe as she opens up about her deeply personal grief journey through the end of her 17-year marriage. Luci courageously shares the raw, unfiltered reality of coping with divorce, offering a powerful narrative on the physical and mental challenges she faced. For more on our guest Luci Lampe: https://lucilampe.com/ 🔗 Episode Highlights: The Breaking Point: Luci recounts the pivotal moments leading to the dissolution of her marriage. Emotional Turmoil: A candid discussion on the intense grief and emotional pain that followed. Physical Manifestations: How stress and heartbreak took a toll on her body. Path to Healing: The strategies and practices that helped Luci begin to heal and rebuild her life. Wisdom and Insights: Luci’s reflections on relationship grief and finding strength in adversity. Whether you're navigating your own relationship challenges or seeking inspiration from someone who’s been there, this episode is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit. Don't forget to subscribe and write a 5 star review! Listener Discount: 10% off Neurogum made with sustainably-sourced natural caffeine, L-theanine, as well as vitamins B6 and B12, which have been scientifically shown to boost attention and enhance focus: https://neurogum.com/?utm_commission=deadtalkspodcast&platform=grin&link_id=1654933&token=WtumfL5E9dMY2DxZOVhMDDU7Z1f0OkyV&contact_id=8c837874-1ae8-4097-96fb-4809bfd0b22f&attribution_window=30   Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: 👉  https://patreon.com/deadtalks?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink   Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: 👉  https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/   All links to everything DEAD Talks: 👉  https://linktr.ee/deadtalks   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
5/20/202435 minutes, 13 seconds
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156 - One Fatal Mistake Took His Life | Dr. Brian Hoeflinger & Kevin Hoeflinger

His one fatal mistake took his life when he was drinking and driving. Dr. Hoeflinger lost his son to a drinking and driving incident. He is joined by his son Kevin as we dive into the familial dynamic of grief and loss. We learn how a father grieves, how a brother grieves and the relationship between a father, son and family in the midst of profound loss. Dr. Hoeflinger is a neurosurgeon famously known in social media.   Follow Dr. Hoeflinger on instagram @doctorhoeflinger or ⁠click here⁠ for all their information.   ⁠10% off Neurogum⁠ made with sustainably-sourced natural caffeine, L-theanine, as well as vitamins B6 and B12, which have been scientifically shown to boost attention and enhance focus. ⁠Join the DEAD Talk Patreon⁠ for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: 👉  ⁠https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/⁠ All links to everything DEAD Talks: 👉  ⁠https://linktr.ee/deadtalks⁠   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on ⁠YouTube⁠, ⁠Facebook⁠, ⁠Instagram⁠, ⁠TikTok⁠ + ⁠more⁠⁠ ⁠⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠⁠
5/13/202454 minutes, 57 seconds
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155 - Navigating Grief: How Men Can Handle Emotions | Miles Wood

We follow the poignant and uproarious journey of Miles Wood, a man grappling with the profound loss of his mother to ovarian cancer. Through his candid narration, Miles shares the intimate moments of caring for her until her last breath, lamenting the unsaid words and longing for one more chance to express his love. Alongside his grief, Miles reveals the void left by never knowing his father, humorously detailing his quest to find him. Despite the weight of his past, Miles's infectious humor and genuine warmth invite us into his world, where laughter becomes a balm for the soul and love endures even in the darkest of times. Join him on this rollercoaster of emotions as he navigates grief, longing, and the pursuit of connection, proving that amidst life's trials, there's always room for laughter and love. Miles is an actor, writer and comedian you can find on social media for his hilarious sketch comedy with "Aging Millenials" Follow him at @aging_millenials: https://www.instagram.com/aging_millennials/?hl=en & @mileswood on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mileswood/?hl=en 10% off Neurogum made with sustainably-sourced natural caffeine, L-theanine, as well as vitamins B6 and B12, which have been scientifically shown to boost attention and enhance focus: 10% Discount Here Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: 👉 https://patreon.com/deadtalks?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: 👉 https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/ All links to everything DEAD Talks: 👉 https://linktr.ee/deadtalks DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. ⁠ ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
5/6/202454 minutes, 6 seconds
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154 - Estate Planning Before You Die: Wills, Trusts & Probate | Kern Singh

The importance of estate planning before you die is something a lot of people should consider as it relates to our death and leaving our assets securely behind for our loved ones. We discussed the Probate process when someone dies without a will or a trust, the importance of a will vs a trust and organizing your assets before you die so the loved ones we leave behind can grieve a little easier. Kern Singh is a Founding Partner & President of the Singh Law Firm, and has served as trusted counsel to his clients for over a decade. Mr. Singh has been named “Super Lawyer Rising Star,” by SuperLawyers (a distinction awarded only to the top 2.5% of Attorneys in the country).   Follow Kern Singh on Instagram @kerndsingh: https://www.instagram.com/kerndsingh/ For more on the Singh Law Firm on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheSinghLawFirm   10% off Neurogum made with sustainably-sourced natural caffeine, L-theanine, as well as vitamins B6 and B12, which have been scientifically shown to boost attention and enhance focus: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZTLjeT3BF/ Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: 👉 https://patreon.com/deadtalks?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: 👉 https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/ All links to DEAD Talks: 👉 https://linktr.ee/deadtalks DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. ⁠ ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
4/29/202432 minutes, 15 seconds
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153 - Lyon Forever: How to live and die | Barbie Herron Conkling

Barbie Herron Conkling has been deeply engulfed in death throughout her life including her inspirational son, Lyon Herron, who died from a 27 year battle with cancer. He embodied this "live life to the fullest" mentality from an early age after being born with a rare genetic mutation called Gardner's Syndrome. Barbie shares incredibly inspiring stories about her son who not only showed how to live but how to die. She continues to honors him today and taught me what a 'living memorial' is and how he was able to leave this world with the people he loved. A truly remarkable story about grief and loss but more about how to live life to the fullest. Support the legacy of Lyon with Ly & Co: https://lyandco.la/ For more on Barbie follow her on instagram @barbiedahl74 Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: 👉  https://patreon.com/deadtalks?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink   Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: 👉  https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/   All links to everything DEAD Talks: 👉  https://linktr.ee/deadtalks   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
4/22/202451 minutes, 36 seconds
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152 - How do you deal with Child Loss? | Shekinah Eliassen

How do you deal with child loss? Her first son, Lars, died in 2012 as an infant due to a severe brain condition. Shekinah Eliassen, CEO of George Mark Children’s House, a San Leandro, CA-based pediatric palliative care home, is committed to providing children and families with the same comprehensive and compassionate care that she received, and to carry forward George Mark’s work as the national beacon of excellence for pediatric palliative care. For more on George Mark Children's House: https://georgemark.org/ Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: 👉  https://patreon.com/deadtalks?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink   Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: 👉  https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/   All links to everything DEAD Talks: 👉  https://linktr.ee/deadtalks   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
4/15/202442 minutes, 11 seconds
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151 - A Father's Journey Through Profound Loss | Colin Campbell

A Father's Journey Through Profound Loss with author Colin Campbell who lost both his children, Ruby & Hart, to a drunk driver that crashed into their family car. He's the author of "Finding The Words" which is a powerful account of one father's journey through unimaginable grief offering readers a new vision for how to more actively and fully mourn profound loss. To purchase his book "Finding The Words": https://colincampbellauthor.com/finding-the-words/ For more on Colin Campbell: https://colincampbellauthor.com/ Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: 👉  https://patreon.com/deadtalks?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink   Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: 👉  https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/   All links to everything DEAD Talks: 👉  https://linktr.ee/deadtalks   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
4/8/202450 minutes, 15 seconds
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150 - Life Isn't Always Happy But Humor Can Help | Nora McInerny

Nora McInerny, author, a speaker, and the host of Terrible, Thanks for Asking, a podcast that lets people be honest about the hard things in life. She is also a remarried widow raising a beautiful blended family with her current, very much alive husband. She's experienced a heavy amount of grief and loss in a second miscarriage, father and husband in a short period of time. Her ability to share insights, lessons and humor in one beautiufl death and grief ball is incredible. Nora McInerny has been seen on her incredible TED Talk "We don't "move on" from grief. We move forward with it". For more on Nora McInerny: ⁠https://noraborealis.com/⁠ Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: 👉  ⁠https://patreon.com/deadtalks?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink⁠   Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: 👉  ⁠https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/⁠   All links to everything DEAD Talks: 👉  ⁠https://linktr.ee/deadtalks⁠   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on ⁠YouTube⁠, ⁠Facebook⁠, ⁠Instagram⁠, ⁠TikTok⁠ + ⁠more⁠⁠ ⁠⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠⁠
4/1/20241 hour, 9 minutes, 34 seconds
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149 - Hollywood, Mental Health, Grief and Addiction | David Dastmalchian

David Dastmalchian is an actor as seen in Oppenheimer, The Dark Knight, Ant-Man, CW's The Flash, The Suicide Squad and in his newest film Late Night With The Devil. David joined DEAD Talks to discuss his experience with grief, loss, addiction and his struggles with mental health. @dastmalchian on Instagram DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
3/25/202433 minutes, 34 seconds
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148 - Practical steps to get through Grief & Loss | Claire Bidwell Smith

Recognized as one of today’s foremost experts on grief, Claire Bidwell Smith is a licensed therapist, international speaker, and the author of five books published in 22 countries. Led by her own experience in grief and fueled by her work in hospice and private practice, Claire strives to provide support for all kinds of people experiencing all kinds of loss. It's always a blast to chat with Claire who has been on the podcast before. We spoke about her newest book "Conscious Grieving", why she wrote it and practical ways to engage in your grief. For more on Claire Bidwell Smith: https://linktr.ee/Clairebidwellsmith Purchase her new book "Conscious Grieving" here Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: 👉  https://patreon.com/deadtalks?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink   Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: 👉  https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/   All links to everything DEAD Talks: 👉  https://linktr.ee/deadtalks   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
3/18/202442 minutes, 36 seconds
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147 - Speaking with a real psychic medium | Malaurie

Malaurie is a grounded, authentic, and caring psychic + medium who explains that she came from a long line of psychics and witches. As she describes it, "I try to keep it real and simple. No gimmicks, no pretenses, no bullshit. I’m not a crystal ball, but I can enter into a conversation with your guides and ancestors and see what they have to say. The answer might not always be what you want to hear but it is always grounded in love and with your greater good in mind". For more on Malaurie visit: https://malauriepsychic.com/links Follow Malaurie on Instagram @malauriepsychic: https://www.instagram.com/malauriepsychic/?hl=en Follow Malaurie on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@malauriepsychic   Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: 👉 https://patreon.com/deadtalks?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink   Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping:  👉 https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/ All links to everything DEAD Talks: 👉 https://linktr.ee/deadtalks   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
3/11/20241 hour, 6 seconds
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146 - A Positive Outlook On Death After Losing His Parents | GaTa

GaTa is an American rapper and actor best known for his role in the hit FXX TV series Dave, as well as for being the hype man for rapper Lil Dicky throughout his career as well as on the show. GaTa is an artist and actor who joined DEAD Talks to talk about how he never got to know both his parent's who died when he was just 18 months old. He is the epitome of positivity and offers great advice for how we can all manage our way through grief, loss and life's trauma.   Check out GaTa on instagram ⁠@gedgata⁠: ⁠https://www.instagram.com/gedgata/?hl=en   Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for 7 days free and then only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: 👉 ⁠DEAD Talks Patreon⁠   Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: 👉 ⁠DEAD Talks Merch⁠   All links to everything DEAD Talks: 👉 ⁠https://linktr.ee/deadtalks⁠   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. ⁠ Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on ⁠YouTube⁠, ⁠Instagram⁠, ⁠TikTok⁠ + more⁠ ⁠⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠⁠
3/4/202434 minutes, 55 seconds
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145 - Grief and Death Specialist | David Kessler

David Kessler is one of the world’s foremost experts on grief and loss. His experience with thousands of people on the edge of life and death has taught him the secrets to living a happy and fulfilled life, even afterlife’s tragedies. He is the author of six books, including the new bestselling book, Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief. He coauthored two books with Elisabeth Kubler Ross, including On Grief and Grieving updated her 5 stages for grief. His first book, The Needs of The Dying received praise from Saint (Mother) Teresa.   For more on David Kessler visit https://grief.com/ or https://linktr.ee/DavidKessler   Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: 👉 https://patreon.com/deadtalks?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink   Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: 👉 https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/   All links to everything DEAD Talks: 👉 https://linktr.ee/deadtalks   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. ⁠   Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
2/26/202448 minutes, 37 seconds
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144 - A comedian in grief | Vinny Fasline

Vinny Fasline joins the show to chat about the loss of his father, his comedy career, and how it all intertwines. His father had SPS and died of lung cancer. What does it mean for a man to lose his father? How do you navigate grief? In this podcast episode, we hear from two guys in the Dead Dad Club. Vinny Fasline is a stand-up comedian and podcast host of My+One Podcast. He has been seen touring with Dane Cook, Nick Swardson, Michael Rappaport, Drew Lynch, Jamie Kennedy and more.   Follow Vinny Fasline and find where you can watch him perform here: @vinnyfasline on Instagram and more on ⁠https://linktr.ee/vinnyfasline⁠   ⁠⁠$5/mo DEAD Talks Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/deadtalks Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: ⁠https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/⁠ All links to everything DEAD Talks: ⁠https://linktr.ee/deadtalks⁠   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
2/19/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 15 seconds
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143 - Iowa Tornado Took Her Family | Kuri Bolger

Kuri Bolger lost her mom, husband and two kids in the Winterset tornado that destroyed her parents’ Iowa home. The family tried to take shelter in time, and unfortunately, the storm was too strong. Bolger and her surviving son, 9-year-old Brysen, still live on today to tell the story, and Kuri's strength through her incredible grief and loss was a powerful conversation. Join the DEAD Talk Patreon for only $5 to support our mission & and gain access to exclusive content and features: ⁠https://patreon.com/deadtalks?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink⁠   Purchase “Not Dead Yet” or DEAD Talk trucker hats here with free domestic shipping: ⁠https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/⁠   All links to everything DEAD Talks: ⁠https://linktr.ee/deadtalks⁠   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠⁠
2/12/202432 minutes, 34 seconds
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142 - Near-Death Experience Expert | Dr. Jeffrey Long

Dr. Jeffrey Long is an American author and researcher into the phenomenon of near-death experiences. A physician by training, Long practices radiation oncology at a hospital in Kentucky. Dr. Long has studied ad investigated thousands of near-death experiences and in this episode of DEAD Talks we seek to discuss if near-death experiences are real. He's been seen in Theo Von's podcast "This Past Weekend" and has authored the books "Evidence of the After Life" and "God And The After Life". For more on the film that featured Dr. Jeffrey Long "After Death" visit: https://www.angel.com/movies/after-death DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
2/5/202447 minutes, 10 seconds
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141 - Navigating the complexities of trauma | Ryan Soave

Ryan Soave is a distinguished Licensed Mental Health Counselor with an impressive 14-year tenure in mental health. His unwavering commitment to healing and transformation has made him a beacon of hope for those navigating the complexities of trauma, grief, and addiction. Currently serving as the Chief Clinical Officer of Guardian Recovery Network, a national leader in treatment services for adults and adolescents facing addiction and mental health challenges, Ryan brings his wealth of experience to the forefront of comprehensive and compassionate care. We spoke about how implicating childhood trauma can be, how it manifests later in life, and also how parents can approach their children when it comes to dealing with grief, trauma, or pain. Ryan is a fantastic individual who was a blast to talk to. For more on Ryan Soave: ⁠www.ryansoave.com⁠ ⁠@ryan.soave⁠ on Instagram ⁠www.guardianrecoverynetwork.com⁠   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on ⁠YouTube⁠, ⁠Instagram⁠, ⁠TikTok⁠ + more⁠ ⁠⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠⁠
1/29/202446 minutes, 17 seconds
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140 - Gambino Mafia Underboss & Hitman "Sammy The Bull" | Salvatore Gravano

Known by most as “Sammy The Bull” was the underboss of the most powerful organized crime family in American History. After a total of 23 years in the mob, he decided to cooperate, formally agreeing to testify on November 13th, 1991. Sammy The Bull confessed his involvement in 19 different murders and in this episode he shares story after story of his life as a mobster. This episode taps into the mind of a hitman and a perspective of death never before shared on DEAD Talks.  For more on "Sammy The Bull" follow him on instagram @officialsammythebull More links to "Sammy The Bull": https://linktr.ee/officialsammythebull DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠  
1/22/202452 minutes, 39 seconds
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139 - His near-death experience at 14 years old | Philip Siracusa

In this Near-Death Experience episode (NDE), Philip Siracusa died while at the dentist when he was 14 years old in 1981. During his near-death experience (NDE) he said he met a young girl while traveling in a beautiful garden and met his deceased grandparents. Philip hosts The Horsefly Chronicles Radio show on 105.3 and 107.7 Fm Radio Broadcasting Live from New Orleans on The United Public Radio Network. DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
1/15/202438 minutes, 25 seconds
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138 - Deteriorating mental heath with Grief | Meghan Riordan Jarvis

Meghan Riordan Jarvis, MA, LICSW, is a clinical psychotherapist, author, podcast host, TEDx speaker, and sought-after consultant with over twenty years of experience in trauma, grief, and loss. In this episode she shares with her experience of deteriorating mental health after her father's and mother's deaths in short succession and eventually receiving the same therapeutic support she offers her clients. Working with companies, organizations, executive teams, & individuals, Meghan and her team help create grief-informed communities through bespoke training, lectures, and keynotes designed to increase emotional fluency and create a shift in grief culture at large. For information on Meghan and her new book "The End of The Hour" visit her website: https://meghanriordanjarvis.com/ @meghan.riordan.jarvis on Instagram DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
1/8/202454 minutes, 2 seconds
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137 - Solving her father’s murder | Madison McGhee

Madison McGhee is investigating her own father's unsolved murder. She's a producer, filmmaker, director, and podcast host. She is best known for creating and hosting the hit investigative podcast, Ice Cold Case, her debut podcast. Madison shares intimate details on her investigation, if she's close to finding her father's murderer, and the all-encompassing process that includes the grief of losing her father at a young age. This episode gets into a real-life true crime story and the emotional impact of grief and loss.  Follow Madison on Instagram @madison_mcghee To listen to her podcast where she discusses more about the investigation of her own father's death please visit www.icecoldcase.com Listen to Ice Cold Case on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5KZGIllYsj8jrQ6itE2AfB DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠    
1/1/202457 minutes, 6 seconds
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136 - The Grenfell Tower Fire | AJ Tracey

British rapper AJ Tracey joins DEAD Talks to chat about his relationship with grief in his life, specifically with the Grenfell Tower Fire that took place in London in 2017. With more than 70 people died and many more injured, this fire in North Kensington shook London. This story of evolving collective grief, justice for the families and man-to-man discussion of life was a real honor.  Listen to AJ Tracey on Spotify @ajtracey on Instagram Leave a 5 star review on Apple or Spotify to support DEAD Talks! Purchase the latest DEAD Talk trucker hats for $30 on Shopify. DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
12/27/202339 minutes, 22 seconds
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135 - 16 years old ”dies” from cardiac arrest and has a near-death experience | Mark Patterson

Mark Patterson had a near-death experience when he was 16 after excessively drinking at a party and went into cardiac arrest. Upon "crossing over" into the light, as he explains it, he was greeted by his Grandfather, who passed when he was a kid. He continues to share his story of how he was given a new soul during his near-death experience. This is not only a near-death experience testimony. It is a story of the information he came back with regarding the afterlife and more. What do you believe? If you enjoy the show please write a 5 star review on your favorite podcast platform! $30 DEAD Talk Trucker Hats (2 styles) Available Here: https://deadtalks.myshopify.com/ For more on Mark Patterson visit https://mark-patterson.com/  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
12/18/202341 minutes, 37 seconds
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134 - A Tale Of Two Griefs: Father and Fiancé | Danielle LaRock

Danielle LaRock, the host of the hit podcast National Park After Dark, lost her father at 19 and then her fiancé in 2022 - both unexpectedly. She shares how she went down a dark path prior to learning about herself, her grief and what it takes to continue life without the love of her life. When she's not here talking about her grief she hosts National Park After Dark which is a True Crime podcast for the "morbid outdoor enthusiast".  For more on National Park After Dark: www.npadpodcast.com Follow their podcast on Instagram: @nationalparkafterdark   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠  
12/11/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 48 seconds
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133 - What’s your purpose? | Ariya Lorenz

Ariya's mission is to help people connect to their "higher self". We spoke about specific deaths in her life including her having to grieve the loss of her mother and how it's lead to her helping and healing people. She is a Master Healer, Metaphysical Teacher, Medium, & Meditation Guide o mission to help you connect with your Higher Self so you can create true soul level fulfillment in every aspect of your life.    For more on Ariya please visit https://ariyalorenz.com/   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
12/6/202355 minutes, 31 seconds
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132 - After Death | Stephen Grey

Stephen Gray is a filmmaker and director for the feature documentary for Amazon Studios and his latest documentary, “After Death”. This film explores one of life's biggest mysteries - "What happens when we die?" with New York Times bestselling authors, doctors, scientists, and survivors. Stephen’s work also includes award-winning short films and commercials. This episode we dive into his findings documenting Near Death Experiences and how this was inspired by his own grief. DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
11/29/202343 minutes, 4 seconds
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131 - Self-Taught Grief | Dr. Bobby Price

Dr. Bobby Price is a certified plant-based nutritionist, exercise physiologist, and Doctor of Pharmacy. On this episode of DEAD Talks, he shares a more personal look into his youth and how his childhood trauma, including grief and loss, shaped who he is today. And, with that, the steps and processes of how he found healing through reflecting on what he went through throughout his life.  For more on Dr. Bobby Price visit www.drbobbyprice.com DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
11/22/202340 minutes, 48 seconds
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130 - Untangle Your Grief | Emily

A few years ago, Emily lost her grandpa. Although surrounded by loving friends and family, grief still left her lonely and overwhelmed. She helped her mum wade through confusing and complex admin. Plus, long waiting lists made bereavement support hard to access. She knew there must be a better way. Emily launched Untangle in 2020 to help people navigate life after loss. Follow @untanglegrief for a great grief resource. DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠  
11/15/202336 minutes, 51 seconds
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129 - 90 Minutes in Heaven | Don Piper

On January 18, 1989, Don Piper was on his way home from a conference in Texas when a semi-trailer truck struck his Ford Escort while crossing a bridge. A true story of death and life where he was pronounced dead at the scene, and for the next 90 minutes Don had a near-death experience where he tells us where he went and what he experienced.    Don Piper is featured in the movie ⁠After Death⁠ , released in theaters in 2023. It is a fascinating film covering several near-death experience stories and studies of NDE's.   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on ⁠YouTube⁠, ⁠Instagram⁠, ⁠TikTok⁠ + more⁠ ⁠⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠⁠
11/8/202342 minutes, 14 seconds
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128 - Free Solo Climber | Alexis Landot

He climbs skyscrapers without any harnesses or safety equipment. In this episode of DEAD Talks, we chat with French climber and stuntman Alexis Landot. Alexis has climbed a number of Skyscrapers including La Défense, the Montparnasse Tower and The Mercuriales Tower in Paris. We talk about his death anxiety, facing death, and rationalizing our fears of death. And, how all of this plays a role in his normal life regarding anxiety and everyday living.  Connect with Alexis: https://www.instagram.com/Alexis.Landot https://www.youtube.com/@UCYR0QtRrn90sNzf1TrpXsgQ DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. ⁠ Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
11/1/202338 minutes, 31 seconds
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127 - How to heal what you feel | Ashley LeMieux

In this episode of DEAD Talks we chat with Ashley LeMieux who lost a child, and is a Grief and Bereavement expert with a master's Degree in Science. Ashley and Dave talk about the importance of acknowledging and experiencing our emotions. We must let our guard down and truly feel our feelings without attaching them to specific problems. Ashley shares some insight from the therapy world and touches on the societal expectation to quickly move on from grief, emphasizing that grief is something to be experienced. Learn more about Ashley: https://ashleylemieux.com/ Connect with Ashley LeMieux: https://www.instagram.com/ashleyklemieux/   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
10/25/202334 minutes, 58 seconds
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126 - Grief Happened at 16 Years Old | Whitney Hanson

This episode is a reminder that loss can happen at any time and is a great insight for parents dealing with a grieving child or anyone who lost someone when they were young. Author and poet Whitney Hanson, shares her story of losing her best friend at 16. Whitney lets us in with her storytelling of how, as a young girl, she processed Grief, how she healed, and the hardest parts about it all. She is the author of Home and Climate, which has connected with thousands of readers adamantly through poetry. Whitney has a new book called Harmony, releasing November 7th, 2023, where you can pre-order below! www.whitneyhansonpoetry.com Pre-Order Her Newest Book, Harmony, HERE @whitneyhansonpoetry on Instagram DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
10/18/202323 minutes, 43 seconds
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125 - Learning From Thousands Of Deaths | J.S Park

J.S Park is an ex-atheist Korean American who has counseled thousands of dying patients as a hospital chaplain, offering grief support to families. He attends every death at a 1,000+ bed level 1 trauma center and offers guidance for the patients and families. It was such a fascinating conversation learning from a man who has witnessed a lot of grief over the years, which has taught him how to grieve and help others with their grief and, ultimately, more about living life. He’s been featured on CNN and the Today Show for his work.    For more on J.S Park, please visit https://linktr.ee/jspark3000 and check him out on Instagram @jspark3000   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠  
10/12/202340 minutes, 2 seconds
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124 - Connecting People Through Grief | The New Normal

The New Normal Charity connects people through grief and is changing how we discuss our grief, mental health, and well-being in open and honest spaces. Founder Benjamin May, joins DEAD Talks to share his journey around grief and his mental health as a man coping with trauma, which led him to start a charity offering a free alternative to professional therapy. It is all about community and a free option to talk with others who may be in a similar situation as you. We unravel the psychology behind dealing with our grief, traumas, and anything else that life brings us.  Please visit www.thenewnormalcharity.com to get involved or read more on the cause. Follow The New Normal Charity on Instagram: @tnncharity DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
10/4/202348 minutes, 39 seconds
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Living a 100 Years with Uncle Jack

Born in 1923, Uncle Jack's remarkable 100-year journey has seen him evolve from a boy with a "backyard zoo" through his heroism as a World War II Army Veteran and into the limelight as a Mega Influencer. With over 2 Million followers and growing, Uncle Jack has captured hearts worldwide with his infectious joy, insightful wisdom, and zest for life. Joined by Uncle Jack's nephew, we learn his secrets to longevity, his experience with death, and his perspectives on dying, and we get to learn from a man who just turned 100 years old.  Ask Uncle Jack: 100 Years of Wisdom (launched September 26, 2023 everywhere books are sold)   Website (book also can be purchased from Amazon, Target, Good Reads, Barnes & Noble, etc.)   Follow Uncle Jack and learn more here: https://linktr.ee/askunclejack   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
9/27/202328 minutes, 54 seconds
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Living by Paradox: Embracing Grief and Inspiration with Sah D’Simone

This episode of the DEAD Talks podcast delves into the societal discomfort and avoidance surrounding death and grief. Sah D'Simone talks about how our society does not know how to talk about or address these topics, which creates difficulties for individuals when they experience loss. This episode highlight the logistical challenges that accompany grieving, such as handling the deceased's affairs and the financial burden of funeral expenses. Sah D'Simone calls for a more open and normalized conversation about death, advocating for education on mortality and better preparation for end-of-life processes.   Connect with Sah D'Simone  https://shor.by/sahdsimone https://www.tiktok.com/@sahdsimone https://www.instagram.com/sahdsimone https://www.facebook.com/sah.dsimone/   [00:01:10] Grieving and returning to work. [00:04:19] Normalizing humanizing death. [00:08:40] Trauma-informed care in hospitals. [00:11:03] Mortality consciousness and letting go. [00:15:20] Letting go process. [00:19:10] Drop the stories, embrace feelings. [00:23:22] Processing and releasing emotions. [00:26:09] Processing the past and emotions. [00:30:18] Somatic Activated Healing. [00:33:44] Blue Zones. [00:37:32] Peaceful transitions in hospitals. [00:42:55] Confusion and disassociation. [00:44:27] The paradox of grief. [00:49:13] Rejecting deep feelings in society. [00:53:25] Dismantling systems of oppression. [00:55:39] Creating opportunity to fall apart.
9/20/202356 minutes, 50 seconds
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Losing her Father and Finding Perspective| Gabby Reece

Gabby Reece is a former professional beach volleyball player and inspirational health and fitness leader, podcast host, corporate speaker, New York Times bestselling author, wife, and mother. She joins the podcast to share the heartbreaking and inspiring story of how she lost her father when she was 5-years old in a fafa plane crash. Gabby discusses how she didn't grow up with her father, her methods of healing, perspectives of Grief and how it's all driven her life and success. I had a blast chatting with her as she's not only incredibly helpful - she's hilarious.   Check out her own podcast, The Gabby Reece Show on your favorite podcast platform: https://gabriellereece.com/podcast/   https://gabriellereece.com   https://instagram.com/gabbyreece(@gabbyreece)
9/13/202345 minutes, 8 seconds
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Inside the minds of being a Hospice Nurse | Nurse Julie & Nurse Penny

Hospice Nurses Julie and Penny, teach about Death, Dying, and Hospice. This episode aims to discuss death in a way that reduces the fear of death and dying. Hospice Nurse Julie and Hospice Nurse Penny educate and entertain with a heavy emphasis on "entertain". They make this conversation fun and interesting and offer insights into what it's like being a Hospice Nurse, the misconceptions, and powerful stories around those at the end of their life.  For more on Hospice Nurse Julie visit www.hospicenursejulie.com For more on Hospice Nurse Penny visit https://linktr.ee/Hospicenursepenny DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠  
9/6/202352 minutes, 18 seconds
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Bryan Callen on DEAD Talks | Bryan Callen

Bryan Callen is an American actor, comedian, and podcaster. In addition to co-hosting The Fighter & The Kid, Callen is known for being a regular guest on other popular podcasts like the Joe Rogan Experience and Fight Companion. In this episode of DEAD Talks Podcast Bryan Callen talks about how he thinks a lot about spirituality and what it takes to get through this thing called life including grief and loss. This was a hilarious episode with one of the best stand-up comics in the game. Get ready for deep insights and plenty of laughs.  For Bryan Callen tour dates and more check out: https://beacons.ai/bryancallen DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠  
8/30/202341 minutes, 45 seconds
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Death Is A Catalyst | Blake Kasemeier

In 2018, Blake experienced the heartbreaking loss of his mother due to a short yet intense battle with lung cancer. This event motivated him to embark on a personal journey of reflection, creating a profound nine-part podcast series titled "Good Grief." Blake eloquently captures this series's intricate emotional landscape of dealing with loss. Remarkably, even four years after the final episode's release, the podcast continues to garner hundreds of monthly listeners, serving as a testament to its enduring impact. Blake Kasemeier skillfully weaves narratives touching upon various themes such as parenthood, the grieving process, the complexities of growing up, and the moments when these aspects intersect. In 2022, Blake expanded his creative reach by sharing his stories on TikTok. What followed was an unexpected and remarkable journey, as he garnered a devoted following from both parents and the children of parents worldwide, solidifying his presence in the hearts and minds of a diverse online audience.   Follow Blake: https://www.tiktok.com/@blakeoftoday https://www.instagram.com/blakeoftoday/   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end; it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12, he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma, or whatever it may be. You may cry, but you also may laugh. ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok and more. ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
8/23/202329 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Emotional Tides of Grief | Yasmine Aker

Grief comes in waves, and Yasmine Aker knows how to bring a sense of composure to death. Her story starts with a spiritual near-death-like experience that shaped her concept of spirituality, heaven, hell, and whatever happens after we die. Even more bizarre was what happened after she lost her father, which came with unusual hallucinations and a unique grieving process. Yasmine Aker is an actor on Good Trouble and has been seen on the TV series FBI and many more. For more on our guest Yasmine Aker, follow her on Instagram @iamyasi DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
8/16/202352 minutes, 31 seconds
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Losing a father who wasn’t in her life | Jessica Singleton

Her father abandoned her at a young age and she later saw him on his deathbed. Stand-up comic Jessica Singleton shares her complicated grief journey convoluted with abandonment by her father and a unique family dynamic, from being left at a Waffle House by her father, forgiving him on his deathbed, grief, acceptance work, and working through all her trauma.  Check out Jessica Singleton across social media for her comedy dates and more: https://linktr.ee/jmscomedy DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠    
8/9/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 38 seconds
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How Humor, Grief and Loss Go Together | Nick Simmons

Hilarious stand-up comedian, Nick Simmons, steps up to DEAD Talks to share his experience losing his mother to cancer when he was 17. The balance of comedy and real talk was masterful. His incredible mother got cancer when he was 11 and fought for years despite being told she had 6 months to live. Nick shares raw comedic honesty making this a fun and entertaining conversation with real grief expression including how this experience fueled his Comedy career. You've seen Nick Simmons on CBS and opening for Bryan Callen. Follow Nick Simmons on Instagram @NotNickSimmons For more links to Nick and to see his tour dates CLICK HERE   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
8/2/202357 minutes, 14 seconds
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114 - Dear Parents | Natalie Weaver

Natalie Weaver is the founder of Sophia's Voice, an organization that supports people with disabilities, caregivers, and the work of disability rights activists. She lost her daughter, Sophia, who passed away in May 2019. In this episode we discussed her grief journey, the grief of a mother to child loss and all that comes with it. Natalie raises awareness about the importance of healthcare for medically complex children, fights to hold social media giants accountable for protecting the disability community online, and shares a glimpse into her life to normalize facial differences and profound disabilities. Natalie started Sophia's Voice in honor of her daughter Sophia, who was born with facial differences and multiple disabilities. Natalie has continued her work to honor the memory of Sophia and the powerful impact she had on this world.  @nataliecweaver DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
7/26/202341 minutes, 55 seconds
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113 - Grief Just Happens | Laura Shepard

Laura Shepard was at the lowest point of her whole life when she got the call her father died due to a blood clot. She shares her story of Grief and Loss of losing a parent which includes all the things you don’t normally think about with Grief. We also discussed how she’s been able to heal and how loss has restarted her path as a comedian. This is a light hearted episode with incredibly hilarious stories about her grief journey and the realistic aspects of mourning. For more on Laura Shepard check her out on Instagram ⁠@laurashepard.pdf⁠ or ⁠https://linktr.ee/laurashep⁠   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. ⁠⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠⁠ ⁠⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠⁠
7/19/202349 minutes, 55 seconds
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112 - Surviving A Plane Crash, Spirituality & Grief | Marci Burton

Marci Burton survived a terrifying plane crash in the Mountains of Kodiak, Alaska with 4 others including her son while she was pregnant with her daughter. She explained they were the only Bush Plane to survived a plane crash in Alaskan history. Marci explains some other spiritual intervention prior to the flight regarding her mother that she lost and has had to Grieve. This was an engaging conversation of survival, grief and loss of a mother and some paranormal/spiritual experiences that she's tried to understand. Full Episode on YouTube To Watch: https://youtu.be/oGsV28B4Yhg  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
7/7/20231 hour, 58 seconds
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111 - Three Siblings Talk About Their Grief | My Sisters

I spoke with my sisters on the loss of our father on September 11th. We sat down as brother and sisters to talk about their Grief as young women and the family dynamic with our loss. Both my sisters handled the loss of our father in two completely different ways. I got a chance to hear their perspective on how I was as a kid including memories I don't recall. This was a beautiful sibling conversation about grief and loss and how it brought us so much closer as a family. A very important episode to me and this podcast.    DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
6/30/202350 minutes, 47 seconds
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110 - Grieving With My Mother | Rosanna Ferrugio (Mom)

Grieving with my mother. My mom joins DEAD Talks for the first time to share her grief and loss of her husband (and my father) on September 11th. This is a very important episode for me as it encompasses the purpose of this podcast and the woman who got me through it all. My mom remembers that day on 9/11, how she grieved, how she dealt with grieving children and being a widow. The strength and love that lead my mother to today is incredible and I am unbelievably proud of her.   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.   ⁠⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠⁠ ⁠⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
6/23/202351 minutes, 29 seconds
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109 - End of life encounters in Hospice | Nurse Hadley

Hospice Nurse Hadley tells the end-of-life stories of her Hospice patients that include seeing their deceased loved ones. Hadley also speaks on how a significant death she had to grieve in her life inspired the rest of her life and how this event completely shifted her religious beliefs. She just released her first book "The In-Between" which shows that end-of-life care can teach us as much about how to life as it does about how we die.  Purchase "The In-Between" here Follow Nurse Hadley on YouTube, Instagram or TikTok.    Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
6/16/202336 minutes, 59 seconds
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109 - THREE near-death’s | Salina Palmisano

Three near-deaths changed her life. Extreme multi-sport athlete, Salina Palmisano is a 3x near-death experience survivor and shares how each one affected her life. She explains an out of body experience and a feeling that she was protected. Salina's near-death experiences may not have included "crossing over" but it did bring her closer to death than she's ever felt. For more on Salina check her out on Instagram  @salinapalmisano  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. ⁠ ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
6/9/202337 minutes, 51 seconds
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108 - Take Laughter Seriously | Craig Shoemaker

Kidnapping, Cults, dying, grieving and all things Mental Health. This incredibly entertaining episode filled with ways to laugh your way through life with Craig Shoemaker. Craig is a stand-up comic, speaker and a coach where he’s applied humor as a way of healing. Known for his decades in show business having been named Funniest Male Stand-Up Comic at the American Comedy Awards along with two Emmy Awards. His coaching program includes methods that he demonstrates in this incredibly fun and insightful episode. Craig shares all of the trauma’s he’s had in his life including grief and loss and how he’s overcome them all. For more on Craig Shoemaker including his coaching program please visit www.craigshoemaker.com @officialcraigshoemaker on Instagram DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.   ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
6/2/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 58 seconds
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107 - How you can deal with Grief | What’s Your Grief?

Grief Therapist and Co-Founder of ‘What’s Your Grief?’ which serves 5 million + people promoting grief education and grief resources joins DEAD Talks Podcast. Litsa Williams shares practical ways of living with grief whether it’s your grief or someone else’s in your life. This episode covers variations of the grief process including anxiety, guilt, how you can approach someone grieving and trauma's that include unexpected death. Visit ⁠www.whatsyourgrief.com⁠ or whatsyourgrief.campsite.bio for more information on their amazing platform. DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. ⁠⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠⁠ ⁠⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
5/26/202348 minutes, 44 seconds
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106 - Proving Near-Death Experiences | Dr. Eben Alexander

The near-death experience of Dr. Eben Alexander who spent over 25 years as an academic neurosurgeon and author of Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife. In the predawn hours of November 10, 2008, he was driven into coma by a rare and mysterious bacterial meningo-encephalitis of unknown cause that put him into a 7-day coma. Memories of his life had been completely deleted inside of the coma, yet he awoke with memories of a fantastic odyssey deep into another realm – more real than this earthly one. Dr. Eben Alexander discusses how we are conscious in spite of our brain, the lessons he learned from his near-death experience and how he's bridging the gap between science and spirituality. For more on Dr. Eben Alexander please visit ⁠www.ebenalexander.com⁠ DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. ⁠Follow DEAD Talks Podcast on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok + more⁠ ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠  
5/19/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 51 seconds
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105 - Good Mourning: Honest conversations about grief and loss | Sally Douglas & Imogen Carn

Creators of a Grief Podcast called the Good Mourning Podcast, Sally Douglas and Imogen Carn, both lost their moms only months apart. Im lost her mother to suicide and Sally’s mother died from a seizure in her sleep. This episode is filled with amazing lessons on how to grieve, their personal grief journey and plenty of laughs to cope. Along with loss and grief they shared their feelings of guilt, anxiety, an incredible story about seeing a psychic medium and practical ways that help your grieving. These two wonderful women discuss grieving in a way that brings support and humor around this discussion in a way that is healing. These women are amazing.  They have a new book called “Honest Conversations About Grief and Loss” Go have a listen and check out their amazing grief podcast, Good Mourning Podcast. DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net
5/12/202344 minutes, 3 seconds
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104 - Social death and being Black in America | Conscious Lee

Conscious Lee joins DEAD Talks to discuss 'Social Death' as it pertains to being Black in America. We discussed how death shaped his life and took a different angle around living with no value vs. biological death. With over 2 million followers on social media, as well as being named in YouTube Black Voice Creator Class of 2022 “TheConsciousLee” has a virtual presence that impacts many. This intellectual debating, hip hop dancing, thought-provoking, and workshop facilitating keynote speaker proves that Black intellectuals don’t have to play respectability politics to deliver a message that resonates. Conscious has over 8 years of experience in education and over 5 years of experience in consulting. For more on Conscious Lee: https://snipfeed.co/theconsciouslee Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.    DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net
5/5/202345 minutes, 56 seconds
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103 - Doing the inner work & Living with intention | Cameron Rosin

If you're looking for a deep introspective look on how to live with intention, how we speak to ourselves, and to do the inner work on how to begin to heal, then this is the episode for you. RN, Plant-Med Educator and host of This Might Be Helpful Podcast, Cameron Rosin joins DEAD Talks offering ways we can unlearn and establish healthy relationships with living. Cameron is promotes incredible support and motivation across social media that often includes INNER work. He offers philosophical perspectives and practical methods including meditation and how we speak to ourselves. All of which apply to how we heal with a focus on our mentality on how we can handle trauma, grief and obstacles in life. Follow Cameron on Instagram or learn more on him from his website.  For more on DEAD Talks check us out at @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net
4/28/202343 minutes, 45 seconds
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102 - Life, Death and 9/11 | Neil deGrasse Tyson

American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson was only four blocks away from the World Trade Center on September 11th. He joins DEAD Talks Podcast to share how that day shaped his life forever as well as his perspectives on life and death. Neil explains how death is motivating factor in his life, how death sits from a cosmic perspective and looking at it all from the perspective of an astrophysicist.  To check out Neil deGrasse Tyson's books please visit his website here. Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net
4/21/202356 minutes, 17 seconds
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101 - Fatal crash killed five in his family | Mason Sawyer

His life was shattered as his family was involved in a fatal car accident that took the lives of his brother Race Sawyer, his nephew Rider Sawyer, his wife Kortni, his son Riggins, and his daughter Franki. The accident occurred on July 25, 2021. Mason has now become solely focused on raising his son, Blue, who survived the car accident. His incredibly traumatic story comes with his grief journey of healing and continuing his life forward. Mason Sawyer is the host of ⁠The10Ninety Podcast⁠. He's found peace in this loss through talking, sharing his story and helping others. For more on this guest visit his instagram ⁠@masonsawyer91⁠ Follow ⁠@DEADTalkspodcast⁠ on Instagram & ⁠@DEADTalkspodcast⁠ on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on ⁠YouTube⁠, ⁠Apple Podcast⁠, ⁠Spotify⁠ & more.    DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. ⁠www.deadtalks.net
4/14/202352 minutes, 11 seconds
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100 - The Dead Dad Club | Max Berlin

Max lost his father when he was 19 and had to watch his father wither away to cancer. At a a young age learning to grieve while also learning to figure out who he was as a man made for a complex range of emotions. DEAD Talks Podcast 100th episode is a story of honest self reflection tagged with the raw emotions that come with Grief and Loss. Recorded in Manhattan between two old friends who acknowledge the common bond of both being in "The Club" of having lost a father.  For more on DEAD Talks Podcast guest Max Berlin visit @liketh3city Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net
4/7/202329 minutes, 14 seconds
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99 - Losing a parent young | Alysen James

For anyone that has lost a loved one when they were young or has a child dealing with Grief at a young age. Alysen James lost her father when was 10 years old. On this episode of DEAD Talks she brings us back to the memory of finding out her father died and how she has forgotten a lot due to the trauma while being so young. She reflects as an adult the Grief Process and contemplating how it's affected her today. Why she feels like she feels and what how her grief has evolved. Follow Alysen ⁠@alysenjames⁠ on Instagram and her music on ⁠Spotify⁠.   Follow ⁠@DEADTalkspodcast⁠ on Instagram & ⁠@DEADTalkspodcast⁠ on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on ⁠YouTube⁠, ⁠Apple Podcast⁠, ⁠Spotify⁠ & more.    DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. ⁠www.deadtalks.net⁠
3/31/202341 minutes, 45 seconds
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98 - Different types of Grief: Human Loss & Pet Loss | Caitlin O’Connor

Actress and TV Host, Caitlin O’Connor, jumps on DEAD Talks to discuss the various types of grief and loss. For the first time on the podcast we discuss both the grief of human loss as well as the emotions attached to pet loss. She shares her grief process after losing her Grandparents that she grew up and lived with as well the death of her dog that she had to grieve. Whether pet loss or losing a loved one; Caitlin speaks elegantly with deep introspection on her emotions and philosophy of living her life knowing tomorrow isn't promised.  For more on Caitlin O'Conner follow her on Instagram @caitlin_oconner Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net
3/24/202349 minutes, 11 seconds
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97 - What comes from surviving Grief | Rowlan

Hip Hop Artist, Rowlan, lost his best friend suddenly in late 2022 and he was the one that found him dead. Burdened with the responsibility to make calls to his family he shares his recent grief process of coping with the trauma of seeing his best friend die and all the feelings of grief and loss that come with it. He used his creativity with music to cope and has been able to go completely introspective with his grief process and what he got out of surviving grief.   For more on Rowlan follow him @rowlan on Instagram and on Spotify to listen to his music.   Check out the Bare By Li women's collection honoring Juan Paredes Jr. who is being remembered in this episode as he was part of this brand.    Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net
3/17/202337 minutes, 50 seconds
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96 - Everything changed after her sister died | Christal Luster

Everything changed when Christal Luster lost her sister tragically. She shares the story of losing the person who gave her meaning and her grief journey on how she coped. Christal also lost a lot of other people in her life. Her honesty around her stages of grief, her emotions and how she felt is well balanced with practical ways on how you can grieve and heal. Christal Luster is a Chicago-based singer/songwriter, actress, published author, speaker and entrepreneur.      For more on Christal visit her website at: www.christalluster.com Check out a beautiful song she made in honor of her sister on Spotify called "Gone"   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.    DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.     www.deadtalks.net
3/10/202345 minutes, 47 seconds
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95 - War, Life, Death and a Navy Seal | Eddie Gallagher

For nearly twenty years, Eddie served as a Navy Corpsman, Marine Scout Sniper and Navy SEAL. Eight overseas combat deployments, two Bronze Stars and one Navy Achievement Medal, both with “V” for Valor. We tap into the mind of a war veteran who has taken lives and seen a lot of death. We cover coping mechanisms regarding grief and war, the mind-state of seeing so much death and loss and the after effects. For more on Eddie Gallagher visit www.theeddiegallagher.com @eddie_gallagher on Instagram Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.    DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net
3/3/202340 minutes, 19 seconds
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94 - Widow chooses joy while dealing with Grief | Whitney Lyn

Young widow chooses to live through joy after her husband had an anoxic brain injury after he had a rare and severe reaction to a bee sting which took his life. Whitney Lyn lost her husband tragically and shares her grief journey through widowhood and a mother. They had a back and forth battle of hope as he fought for his life before he passed. Whitney shares her grief process and how she believes it's a choice to continue life after her husband died. The challenges of raising a child, having difficult conversations and she's learned to find peace and some comfort in loss. She recently wrote a new book called "Running in Trauma Stilettos: A Raw Glimpse at Grief and Life After Loss." For more on our guest follow her @whitneylynallen Purchase her new book here.    Go to our sponsor https://betterhelp.com/deadtalks for 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp and get matched with a therapist who will listen and help.   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net
2/24/202345 minutes, 24 seconds
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93 - Humor is a tool for Grieving: Alzheimer’s Disease | Jessimae Peluso

Stand-up comic & Alzheimers advocate uses humor as a tool for Grieving. Jessimae Peluso, shares her grief journey losing her father who had Alzheimer's. She talks about the burden of being a caregiver, her grief process and bring awareness to Alzheimer's that she learned from her experience. This conversation was filled with incredible humor bringing much needed levity to a real conversation and it was an absolute blast having her on the show. Check out her podcast "Sharp Tongue Podcast" where she brings comedy and loss to light. Follow her on Instagram @jessimaepeluso Visit www.jessimae.com to see her live stand-up performances Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net  
2/17/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 17 seconds
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92 - She ’died’ and chose to come back | Amber Cavanagh

She had a massive stroke, closed her eyes and opened them on the other side. Amber Cavanagh shares as she's always had gifts connecting to the other side but this time she went there. We explore this near-death experience with an open mind in that this is her personal experience. She came back with lessons on why we are here on earth and what she believes is our purpose. Amber explains what she felt was her soul leaving her body and goes into her entire near-death experience and her perspectives on life and death.  Check out Amber's TikTok or Instagram for more stories. Go to our sponsor https://betterhelp.com/deadtalks for 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp and get matched with a therapist who will listen and help. Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net
2/10/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 51 seconds
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91 - Paranormal experiences and death | Debbie Sath

Her family migrated from Cambodia to Australia after surviving the Cambodian genocide. Actress and model, Debbie Sath, shares the loss of her Grandpa and a dream that she had which sparked her to find her faith after not believing in God. She found comfort in this grief and loss by trusting her own experiences. Debbie discusses her Cambodian cultural upbringing on how they perceive the afterlife and reincarnation. This diverse conversation from reincarnation philosophy, open belief systems, guardian angels, and her process of grief and loss was an absolute blast of a chat! For more on Debbie Sath: @debbiesath Go to our sponsor https://betterhelp.com/deadtalks for 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp and get matched with a therapist who will listen and help. Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
2/3/202348 minutes, 40 seconds
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90 - She saw heaven and hell | Kathy McDaniel

An incredible near-death experience where Kathy McDaniel was placed on a ventilator for lung failure caused by a virulent flu in 1999 and fought for her life in a drug-induced coma for three weeks. During this time, she found herself in an inexplicably dangerous, foreign realm which she explains was hell and eventually lead to experience heaven.  Go to our sponsor https://betterhelp.com/deadtalks for 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp and get matched with a therapist who will listen and help. Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net
1/27/202354 minutes, 2 seconds
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89 - Overcoming loss and addiction | Gary Gold

His mother died at a young age which preceded a long road of drug addiction that he learned to overcome. Gary Gold’s story of grief and loss as a teenager after the death of his mother is a wild ride. He overcame darkness in his life described with inspiration and humor to make this a fun and insightful conversation. Gary Gold is an internationally recognized Real Estate agent known for selling the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. If you're considering therapy go check out our sponsor https://betterhelp.com/deadtalks for 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp and get matched with a therapist who will listen and help. For more on Gary Gold visit www.soldbygold.net Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.    DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net  
1/20/202359 minutes, 32 seconds
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88 - Moving forward with grief | Christina Flach

Christina Flach processes her grief journey sharing how she moved forward with her grief with purpose understanding how her husband who died would want her to live. Christina is a celebrity makeup and hair artist who was married to professional tennis player Ken Flach up to his death after a brief bout of sepsis in 2018. She has been a ray of positivity and an impressive model for living with grief and how to grow with it. Today she continues to raise public awareness of the danger of sepsis, and has partnered with Sepsis Alliance to produce awareness campaigns highlighting Ken’s story. For 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp go to our sponsor https://betterhelp.com/deadtalks and get matched with a therapist who will listen and help. Follow Christina Flach on Instagram @christinaflachmakeup Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.    DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net
1/13/202347 minutes, 48 seconds
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87 - Facing grief for the first time | Hospice Nurse Julie

Hospice Nurse Julie joins DEAD Talks for the second time to share more personal stories of loss in her life. She remembers the death her best friend that she lost as a teenager and how she coped with grief and loss. Hospice Nurse Julie explains her methods, realizations and story of personal growth from death in her life. Julie is a sensation on social media sharing her experiences and educating about Hospice Care and we get great look into it all in this episode of DEAD Talks. Go to our sponsor https://betterhelp.com/deadtalks for 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp and get matched with a therapist who will listen and help. Watch full conversation on YouTube: https://youtu.be/TMYF0Q6b4Lo Follow Hospice Nurse Julie on YouTube, TikTok & Instagram Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. 
1/6/202350 minutes, 9 seconds
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86 - Simple truths for going easier on yourself | Humble The Poet

Simple truths for going easier on yourself with best-selling author Humble The Poet who is a former school teacher turned creative. He's authored several books including the newest How To Be Love(d) that we incorporate in this discussion. We sat down and discussed practical ways that we handle the challenges in our life including grief and loss or any loss of relationships in our life. This man is incredibly wise having learned from his own mistakes and now leads a life to helping others navigate theres through his words and more. To purchase his newest book visit his website: www.humblethepoet.com Check out  @humblethepoet  on YouTube and @humblethepoet on Instagram. Click here for 10% off your first month of Therapy with BetterHelp  Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net
12/30/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 42 seconds
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85 - Discussing death in Iran | Elica Le Bon

Elica Le Bon joins us in discussing death in Iran and how the death of Mahsa Amini sparked a movement in Iran.  Elica is a defense attorney and activist for the last 10 years. She shares her families history in Iran and educates us on what is currently happening in that part of the world. We tap into the desensitizing of death in the country of Iran, her efforts to save the lives of Iranian people, its current landscape and more personal discussions of how her own family has suffered. Although this is a powerful discussion with graphic discussions that may be triggering it is very honest and down to earth between two very sarcastic humans trying to lighten the mood the best we can. For more on Elica Le Bon and her work click here.  Go to our sponsor https://betterhelp.com/deadtalks for 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp and get matched with a therapist who will listen and help. Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
12/23/202242 minutes, 58 seconds
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84 - Opening up about loss | Brendan Schaub

We see a different side of stand-up comedian, former pro MMA fighter and podcast host, Brendan Schaub. He shares stories and perspectives on life and death including him a vivid story helping save a couple children from a violent car crash with an 18 wheeler, the loss of his Grandmother and how a decision he made altered his relationship with his family and life as a father. This incredibly entertaining and insightful episode was a blast to dig into the brain of this extremely generous dude.  Save 10% on your first month of therapy with BetterHelp visit: https://www.betterhelp.com/deadtalks   Watch full episode: https://youtu.be/zq5AqqEcGuQ Check out these links for more on Brendan Schaub: @brendanschaub @thicccboystudios The Fighter and the Kid Podcast   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.  
12/16/202242 minutes, 15 seconds
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83 - Getting a final goodbye | Kevin Crowe

'Give A Mile' is a nonprofit that gives the gift of a final goodbye by providing flights for loved ones to be together during times of palliative or critical illness. Founder, Kevin Crowe, experienced the power of a final goodbye during the passing of his good friend, Ryan Westerman. In Ryan’s final days, both he and his close family and friends were at peace knowing nothing had been left unsaid and wished that more end of life experiences could unfold this way for more people. Save 10% on your first month with our Sponsor BetterHelp: https://www.betterhelp.com/deadtalks Watch full episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/h_VeUiiR6cU www.giveamile.org @giveamile on Instagram Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
12/9/202239 minutes, 41 seconds
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82 - When someone you love just died | Nicole Adamo

She just recently lost someone who was like a father to her. Nicole Adamo joins the conversation freshly grieving to express how she's navigating the waters of grief after losing her Grandfather. With courage and honesty we get a powerful look into the mind of someone who is still processing that she lost one of the most important people in her life. Nicole is a co-host with Shade 45 and Sports & Marketing agent.  Save 10% on your first month with our Sponsor BetterHelp: https://www.betterhelp.com/deadtalks   Check out Nicole on Instagram @nickilishious Watch full episode: https://youtu.be/p5gj4f2J54I Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify and more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
12/2/202255 minutes, 59 seconds
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81- Living motivated in life | Brandon Schram

Trainer too many high-profile clients and celebrities, Brandon Schram (B.Motiv8ed), shares his experiences of loss and overcoming obstacles in his life. This profound and entertaining episode covers a wide range of stories from losing his teenage friend at the age of 17, another to an overdose and more through an honest dialogue about how he's grieved, lived a more present life and more. Brandon has admirably dedicated his life to motivating people via his physical training as well as his motivational speaking. After this badass conversation you might just come away with a beautiful new perspective on how to enrich our lives.  Save 10% on your first month with our Sponsor BetterHelp: https://www.betterhelp.com/deadtalks For more on Brandon Schram follow him on Instagram @B.motiv8ed www.bmotiv8ed.com   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.  
11/25/202253 minutes, 23 seconds
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80 - The end of life | Dr. Shoshana

Rethinking the end of life with Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider, who is a practicing internal medicine physician, host of the TED Health Podcast, founder of End Well, science advocate and a leading voice in healthcare. We speak about transforming how the world thinks about, talks about, and plans for the end of life and how people die as it relates to the medical world and its patients. Save 10% on your first month with our Sponsor BetterHelp: https://www.betterhelp.com/deadtalks For more on Dr. Shoshana please visit her website: www.shoshanaungerleider.com and her non-profit www.endwellproject.org Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.   DEAD Talks Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2a9fS2YlffTT11ieQ1YjVQ   DEAD Talks Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/dead-talks/id1498553334   INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/deadtalkspodcast/?hl=en
11/18/202235 minutes, 48 seconds
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79 - Timely Forgiveness | Mona Shaikh

Mona was abused by her father and learned to forgive him just before his death. She had an intuitive feeling that the last time she saw him that it would be the last time. Mona Shaikh is a stand-up comedian, host and producer of Minority Reportz and shows her knack for entertaining in this episode. Full of her grief journey, forgiveness and life lessons mixed with plenty of laughs to make this a really fun and deep conversation. Save 10% on your first month with our Sponsor BetterHelp: https://www.betterhelp.com/deadtalks Watch this episode on YouTube Follow Mona on Instagram @monascomedy www.monashaikh.com Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
11/11/202254 minutes
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78 - The end of life for his parents | Roger Perry

The end of life for his parents with LA Luxury Real Estate, Roger Perry. He had to take the role as a caregiver for his mother who was a stroke survivor and then paralyzed for 6 years before she died. He shares the difficulties of being a caregiver to his mother for those 6 years leading up to her death and then the death of his step-father 5 months later. Roger shares this story of grief and loss entangled with abuse he suffered, his journey with therapy and how he’s changed his life. Save 10% on your first month with our Sponsor BetterHelp: https://www.betterhelp.com/deadtalks Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
11/4/202242 minutes, 40 seconds
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77 - Financially prepare for death | Jeremy Schneider

Financially prepare for death so you have everything in order. We're joined with Jeremy Schneider with Personal Finance Club who offers daily money and investing tips and in this episode we focus on planning for death. He explains simple specifics to focus on so you can keep everything organized for the people in our lives we leave behind. This episode is a bit of a different filled with great lessons and a new take on grief and loss in regards to preparing for our demise for the people we leave behind. Save 10% on your first month with our Sponsor BetterHelp: https://www.betterhelp.com/deadtalks Watch full episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfO7wRW9Cck Follow  @Personal Finance Club  for great content on money + more. Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
10/28/202234 minutes, 56 seconds
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76 - The Fortune of Misfortune | Rodney Norman

Social media sensation, comedian and philosopher, Rodney Norman joins DEAD Talks to share his perspectives on life and death. He has had a life of significant loss including his own child. His brilliant perspectives on finding the fortune in misfortune sheds a light at the end of the tunnel for any one going through trauma. Go find him on social media for a hilarious takes on life filled with applicable insights and philosophical perspectives.   Follow Rodney Norman Instagram: @rodneydnorman TikTok: @rodneydnorman www.rodneynorman.com   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
10/21/202238 minutes, 58 seconds
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75 - Losing a dear friend | Justin Martindale

Loss of a dear friend suddenly with comedian/writer & podcast host of 'Just Sayin' podcast, Justin Martindale. With the perfect touch of entertainment, raw emotions and beautifully honest perspective of grief and loss, Justin, shares the story of losing a good friend in 2021. With the challenges of Covid and living in isolation he had to navigate the trauma of grief and goes through the effects of that. Justin Martindale is a hilarious comedian and writer of the new show Huluween Dragstravaganza on Hulu that you can stream now.   Follow @ justinmartindale on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/justinmartindale/?hl=en   Listen to 'Just Sayin' podcast with Justin: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/just-sayin-with-justin-martindale/id1612725859 Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net     DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
10/14/202246 minutes, 54 seconds
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74 - Losing a mother young | Airick G

Airick G lost his mother when he was only 20 years old to scleroderma. She was often sick and so he had to cope with seeing her battle until it took a turn for the worst. As a singer/songwriter, Airick, channels his experience through his music and art. He explains how he feels he hasn't fully grieved yet and has yet to accept the death of his mother. It was an interesting conversation to hear such a young man cope with grief and loss as well as the beauty of releasing through music.  Watch full episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/H5lwCmzz5EU Follow Airick on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/airickgeee/?hl=en Listen to Airick on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5lGNIGydODPbOUgNiaDkdL   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
10/7/202241 minutes, 2 seconds
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73 - Loss To Brain Cancer | Dayna Kathan

Loss to brain cancer happened to Dayna with her mother in 2012. Through her grief and loss she articulately shares her story and growth from her experience. Dayna is absolutely hilarious, entertaining and deeply insightful in the way she's able to dive into her emotions and pull meaning from it all. You've seen her on Vanderpump Rules and after speaking with her she's a pure entertainer & wonderful soul.  Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ez22Dv4WXSg Follow Dayna on IG @dadadayns On TikTok @daynakathan   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
9/30/202248 minutes, 42 seconds
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72 - Almost dying 3 times | ARIA

The story of almost dying three times. Music artist, Aria, was diagnosed with terminal cancer twice given a limited time to live. She's a two time cancer survivor and a survivor of a near fatal car accident. Aria defied the odds and beat death three times as she shares this space on DEAD Talks to discuss her story and how her life has taken a completely new meaning. Full of wisdom and inspiration that we all can learn from and apply to our own lives right away.  Watch full episode: https://youtu.be/Q8rz8jdLWGE Follow Aria: Instagram @musicbbyaria TikTok @musicbyaria   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.   
9/23/202244 minutes, 26 seconds
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71 - Pregnancy Loss & Motherhood | Julie Barzman

In 2021, Julie Barzman suffered the devastating loss of her son, Blake, and quickly found that it would change her life forever. She shares the story of her son's still birth alongside the loss of her own mother and how she's navigated motherhood. Julie is a blogger + the creator of "The Mommy Codes" as an outlet for her to share my healing journey and a way to help as well as processing becoming a mother to her third child, Zoe. It's become a tremendous vehicle to support other mother's and has such a brilliant voice to express her journey and how she's gotten to where she is today. Watch full episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/7m5JfWfvfag Follow Julie Barzman on Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/themommycodes https://www.instagram.com/juliebarzman/ https://twitter.com/juliebarzman https://www.pinterest.ca/themommycodes/ https://www.tiktok.com/@juliebarzman?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify , Facebook & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.   
9/16/202238 minutes, 13 seconds
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70 - My father died on 9/11 | David Ferrugio

I'm the host of DEAD Talks and it's time I tell my story and experience losing my father on September 11th. My father worked on the 105th Floor of Tower 1 of the World Trade Center with Cantor Fitzgerald. I was 12 years old when it happened and I share my perspectives of this experience as a 33 year old man today. I spoke unscripted, alone and from the heart. I hope this story resonates with some people and that I was able to express my thoughts thoroughly, as my goal was to keep it raw and honest. That day sucked for a lot of people outside of me. September 11th shaped my life forever and this is my story which inspired this podcast.  Follow @deadtalkspodcast and the host @ferrugio Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. 
9/9/202220 minutes, 35 seconds
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69 - Grief is no joke | Vernita Bostick

Vernita suddenly lost her boyfriend in 2019 and she shares her story and guides us through her grief process, how she's been able to navigate death and find meaning. She is a stand-up comedian who created an amazing community for grievers on instagram where she opens up about her grief journey. She shares her perspective and process with death which also includes a touch of humor to cope.  Watch full episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nu-AXFu4xWo Follow @grief_isnojoke Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. 
9/2/202244 minutes, 50 seconds
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68 - Messages from the other side | Tay

Writer and brand owner, Tay, sits down to discuss losses in her life and signs that she's been able to connect to the after life. From spirituality to mental health we cover a lot of ground from her story of grief and healing. Tay is the founder of Season Of, a streetwear brand, promoting a "Dress to Express" mindset inspired by the struggles and triumphs of mental health. Her brand does a lot of events supporting/advocating for mental health promoting positive messages through her brand deriving from her creative writing. Watch episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/MnW6is6jgHA Follow @taayhope Her brand: Season Of   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.   
8/26/202254 minutes, 4 seconds
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67 - One night it all changed | Tayo Fetti

Music producer, Tayo Fetti, lost his friend Gabe to an overdose and was the one that found him that night. He goes through the night it went down to where he is today and how he's used grief and loss to drive his life forward. Tayo has produced tracks for Lil Xan, Trippie Redd, Rae Sremmurd, Dom Kennedy, Larry June, 03 Greedo, Sir Michael Rocks and many more. At only 30 years of age he's learned some of life's greatest lessons through death and tells us how on this episode of DEAD Talks. Follow Tayo @tayo_fetti Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
8/12/202232 minutes, 38 seconds
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66 - Proof of mysticism | Tara Brandel

Tara Brandel is back to share stories and offer more evidence of medium work, psychic readings and mysticism. Tara is a Mystical Advisor focused on Tarot Readings, Palm Readings, Reiki Energy Work, Astrology and Medium work. This the second time Tara has joined DEAD Talks podcast with more incredible stories to share. Whether you're a believer or not this conversation explores more examples from her and hopes to offer some guidance about our connection to something more than meets the eye. Join us with a very interesting conversation about the mystical part of life, life and death and more about her work process along with tremendously powerful stories that may make a non-believer believe. Watch full episode: https://youtu.be/TbZxrdivuMg Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.   
8/5/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 13 seconds
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65 - Turning grief to joy | Bryan Martin

Bryan Martin learned to turn grief into joy. His father passed away in 2017 and 4 months later his partner Clayton was rushed to the hospital with acute liver failure. Bryan took care of him while working full time for 8 months until he passed away in 2018. I was lost and in deep grief. He's been incredibly open about his experience and how he's navigated losing his father and then shortly after becoming widowed. As you'll see on social media he's just a guy who loves to dance and overcome lives adversities through supporting others and genuine positivity. Check out his website where he shares his passion for animals, essential oils and being a widowed blogger. Watch full episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/PYdNqAti050 Bryan Martin on Facebook & Instagram. www.sealionbryan.com   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
7/29/202235 minutes, 14 seconds
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64 - A bout with Sepsis | Christina Flach

Christina Flach, Celebrity Makeup and Hair Artist, was married to professional tennis player Ken Flach up to his death after a brief bout of sepsis in 2018. Since then, Christina has been dedicated to raising public awareness of the danger of sepsis, and has partnered with Sepsis Alliance to produce awareness campaigns highlighting Ken’s story. Christina has spoken about the topic on notable news sources such as Fox News, KTVU, NBC Bay Area, Tennis Channel, ABC Bay Area, and CBS. She is a fantastic personality and holds nothing back in this amazing one on one conversation.  Watch full episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Xx-WMiXQtOc For more on Christina Flach: www.christinaflach.com @christinaflachmakeup   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
7/22/202241 minutes, 20 seconds
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63 - Biology of death | Bruce H. Lipton, PhD

Bruce H. Lipton, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit. Stem cell biologist, bestselling author of The Biology of Belief and recipient of the 2009 Goi Peace Award, he has been a guest speaker on hundreds of TV and radio shows, as well as keynote presenter for national and international conferences. Dr. Lipton’s discoveries, which ran counter to the established scientific view that life is controlled by genes, gave rise to one of today’s most important fields of study: the science of epigenetics. Bruce joins DEAD Talks Podcast today to explain his findings that has lead him to a great discovery about how we understand death.  Watch full episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/i5es4gEkaQc wwww.brucelipton.com @BruceLipton on Instagram Bruce Lipton's Store: https://www.brucelipton.com/store/?product-category=bruce-lipton-authored   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
7/15/20221 hour, 15 minutes
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62 - Visions of the dead | Fanto

Fanto is a hilarious stand-up comedian, you've seen him at the Hollywood Improv, The Laugh Factory and clubs all over Los Angeles. He's one of the best comics when it comes to crowd work and he's got host of his own YouTube show "Double Or Nothing". Known for saying just about whatever he wants with utter honesty, Fanto joins DEAD Talks to discuss the visions he's had in his life and how his dead relatives have come to his dreams to tell him things. Amongst the hilariously entertaining story-telling of some incredible events he's experienced from the former Soviet Union to Los Angeles, he shares deep insights to his life with perspective on life and death with sincerity. Watch full episode on YouTube For more on Fanto check him out on social media: @wanna_fanto on Instagram Fanto on YouTube   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.    DEAD Talks on Spotify DEAD Talks on Apple Podcast
7/8/202256 minutes, 23 seconds
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61 - Learning from death | Hospice Nurse Julie

Hospice Nurse Julie has been a sensation on social media sharing her experiences working in Hospice Care. She has over 900,000 followers on Tik Tok with her educational and entertaining videos offering tremendous value on the way we see death (and life). With a perfect mix of realness and fun she offers an outlet for people to hopefully come to a level of acceptance and be a resource for those grieving and even those that aren't. DEAD Talks had the pleasure of speaking with Hospice Nurse Julie who is an absolute pleasure and shared more stories of her time as a Nurse as well as letting us peak into the life as a Hospice Nurse.  Watch full conversation on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Us5Rq-kpOyA Follow Hospice Nurse Julie on TikTok & Instagram   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. 
7/1/202234 minutes, 29 seconds
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60 - What really matters | BJ Miller

BJ Miller is an American physician, author and speaker. He has worked in hospice and palliative medicine physician and is known for his 2015 TED Talk, "What Really Matters at the End of Life". BJ speaks so calmly, intellectually and deeply about life and his experience on this episode of DEAD Talks. He reflects on his time in the hospital after he nearly died at the age of 19 and the meaning he pulls from it all. His interest in the way that we die and how he established his focus of reform in that aspect. This was a wonderful conversation that I felt honored to have with this man. Watch full episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/qSYhNsZep00 Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. 
6/24/202230 minutes, 53 seconds
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59 - Educating to normalize death | Hospice Nurse Penny

Hospice RN who normalizes death through education & entertainment. Her witty, sarcastic personality has developed an incredible following on social media where she shares her experiences as a Hospice Nurse and educates her audience on death, grief and ultimately life in a fun and entertaining way. She joins me on DEAD Talks to talk in depth about her work, her perspectives on death and grief as well as how she got started.  Watch full episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/amcPQ7cfbB0 Follow Hospice Nurse Penny on social media: Hospice Nurse Penny on Tik Tok: @HospiceNursePenny Hospice Nurse Penny on Instagram: @HospiceNursePenny Subscribe and Follow! @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. 
6/17/202242 minutes, 38 seconds
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58 - The Grief Gang | Amber Jeffrey

Amber Jeffrey from the UK is the founder and host of The Grief Gang Podcast where she also has been on the journey of normalizing grief. She shares her story and what she went through after losing her mother in 2016 to a sudden heart attack. I'm an immediate fan of this woman as she is absolutely hilarious and wonderfully honest. In her own words: "Fast forward the 3 most turbulent & traumatic years of my life, I'd had enough of bottling up my emotions and feelings when it came to my grief. It was bursting out of me, I needed a release but couldn't find the right resource or outlet to do so. Then it came to me..."If I can't find that voice, then I will be that voice" and The Grief Gang podcast was born."  Watch full episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/UAAkVp9SHlM Follow The Grief Gang Podcast on instagram: @thegriefgangpodcast Visit her website: www.thegriefgang.com Listen to her podcast on Apple: The Grief Gang Podcast     Give us a follow! @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
6/10/202239 minutes, 55 seconds
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57 - School shootings & Choosing Love | Scarlett Lewis

Scarlett Lewis is the mother of Jesse Lewis who was killed in his first grade classroom during the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 along with 19 classmates and 6 teachers and administrators in one of the worst school shootings in US history. She founded of The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Foundation in honor of Jesse and to spread a message he left on their kitchen chalkboard shortly before he died, Nurturing Healing Love, the formula for choosing love, and to promote social and emotional education in schools as well as a consistent message of compassion in our communities. On this episode I had the pleasure of embracing her passion and drive to find a solution from what took her son. Scarlett speaks powerfully and offer an opportunity to hear from a mother who had to deal with the consequences of horrific events first hand. Please visit her website to see the work her foundation is doing and spread the word. Watch Episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/G5LQqUZBQK8 Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
6/3/202235 minutes, 20 seconds
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56 - Chapter 2 of life | Lil Xan & Durag Dev

Hip Hop artist Lil Xan or Diego gets honest with his story, about grief and how he lost his friend Citgo to suicide. He speaks on how that affected him, his drug addiction, how he's sober now, mental health, the deaths of popular artist like Lil Peep, XXXTentacion, Juice WRLD and more. He's joined along side designer and creator of LVXWA, an experimental luxury streetwear brand, Durag Dev, who shares his own experience with loss and was spectacular on this episode. This is a side of Xan that more people should see. He offers deep insights on his life, how he's grown and the importance of checking up on each other. Watch full episode on YouTube & Subscribe: https://youtu.be/hQUXhRlmikU Lil Xan made a splash early on with "Betrayed" that made it to Billboard Hot 100 and is preparing to put out another album later this year in 2022 in which he speaks on at the end of this episode. Durag Dev offers some powerful insight on death in his life, how he has overcome grief/loss and speaks on XXXTentacion in an inspirational manner. @xanxiety on IG @duragdev & check out Durag Dev's brand: https://lvxwa.com/ DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net Check out of brand new Patreon as well: www.patreon.com/deadtalks www.deadtalks.net
5/27/202232 minutes, 41 seconds
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55 - Losing both parents | Bobby Boyd

Bobby lost both his parents less than 2 months apart to cancer. Here's his story of spending the last moment's of their life together and how he processed it during and after. Bobby is a luxury realtor in Los Angeles, former model and has a great social media presence where he share's food and drink recipes. He's such a fun guy and a great conversation of life.  Support DEAD Talks on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/deadtalks Follow Bobby on TikTok @bobbyboydliving & Instagram @bboydla Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Z-7rH8U4MF0 Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry but you also may laugh.  www.deadtalks.net  
5/21/202236 minutes, 15 seconds
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54 - This too shall pass | Julia Fisher

Julia is a woman who has dealt with a lot of loss in her life in a short period of time seemingly happening one after another. Losing one person you love in a lifetime is hard enough to deal with and she's had to navigate through multiple deaths in just a few years including her father who committed suicide. She's an actor by trade and did a heck of a job keeping such a morbid conversation entertaining through her natural wit and ability to look deeply in life's events. Join us in a talk about life with loss and how she's navigated through it all. Support DEAD Talks on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/deadtalks Guest: @JuliaFayeFisher on Instagram Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.  www.deadtalks.net  
5/13/202241 minutes, 56 seconds
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53 - Sports & Mental Health | Paige E. Roberts LICSQ PhD

Paige finds better ways of treating mental illness to prevent suicide and the healing of her athlete clients. Paige is a sports and fitness enthusiast. She uses a process called Performance Neuro Training which is a combination of sports psychology, Brainspotting, and hot & cold photobiomodulation laser-light therapy. On this episode of DEAD Talks she speaks on her practice along with her experience of loss having lost several friends who were athletes to suicide which was the catalyst to lead her on the path she's on now to speak on this topic and how to prevent it.  Support DEAD Talks on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/deadtalks Watch full episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ESdMGl9SvcU Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram. Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.  www.deadtalks.net
5/6/202249 minutes, 32 seconds
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52 - Her finished race | Jorge Perez

Jorge was on Episode #20 talking about the loss of his father. On this episode he shares the recent loss of his beautiful mother to cancer. Jorge is able to find the light in death and meaning to it all. Again, he brings humor and deep insights to her death and the final days when she went peacefully. He made a 15 minute documentary on his mother, Yolanda Zumaeta, which you can find below. @jorgeperez on Instagram Legacy Yoland Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RizBLBVjVrk&feature=youtu.be Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.  www.deadtalks.net    
4/29/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 47 seconds
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51 - What God Told Her [Part 2] | Penny Wittbrodt

Part 2 and Finale of Penny Wittbrodt's Near Death Experience (NDE), how she met God and she tells us how she finally got out of the void. This compelling story made me question a lot so listen with an open mind. She tells the incredible story of how God showed her a future events, taught her the power of thoughts, and the importance of forgiveness. Penny is an RN, she was invited to write a chapter for Dr. Penny Sartori’s book, “The Transformative Power of Near-Death Experiences and she is also featured in the Amazon Prime documentary, "Death and Back 2." Watch Part 2 on YouTube: https://youtu.be/NyiVtn-zlcQ Watch Part 1 on YouTube: https://youtu.be/m4c09O3hm7g Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.  www.deadtalks.net
4/24/202248 minutes, 18 seconds
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50 - What God Told Her [Part 1] | Penny Wittbrodt

Part 1 of Penny Wittbrodt's Near Death Experience (NDE), how she met God and how she got out of the void. She tells the incredible story of how God showed her a future events, taught her the power of thoughts, and the importance of forgiveness. Penny is an RN, she was invited to write a chapter for Dr. Penny Sartori’s book, “The Transformative Power of Near-Death Experiences and she is also featured in the Amazon Prime documentary, "Death and Back 2." Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/m4c09O3hm7g Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more. DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.    www.deadtalks.net
4/16/202250 minutes, 40 seconds
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49 - Killing The Princess | Megan Pormer

Megan Pormer, TV host on Fox & doctor of biomedical engineering, tells the story of how she was born again 10 years after she lost her father. Megan discovered she was suffering from the "Princess Syndrome" and learned to step into her own power. Her family went to one of the richest families in the Middle East to not being able to afford their father's funeral. Her journey of growth and deep insight of how she overcame her own obstacles was a really interesting conversation. You can watch her on the TV on The Megan Pormer Show every Tuesday morning on Fox LA on channel 11 and she talks about the newest technologies, healing trauma's and much more.  Follow Megan Pormer: @meganpormer www.meganpormer.com Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.  www.deadtalks.net
4/9/202229 minutes, 22 seconds
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48 - Loss Of A Father; Man To Man | Mark Lemon

Mark Lemon shares to loss of his father who was murdered when he was just 12 years old. He is a writer, grief speaker and podcaster who openly speaks on his experiences and feelings on his grief process. This conversation was unique relating to Mark in that both myself, David the host, and him lost our father at the same age, both with sisters lead by a strong mother and through an act of murder. It's rare to see two men connect on a level of compassion and emotion. Full Video Episode #48 on YouTube: https://youtu.be/yZfzvEXJFI4 Follow Mark Lemon @marklemonofficial on IG Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.  www.deadtalks.net  
4/1/202241 minutes, 21 seconds
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47 - One Day It Ends | Michael Galante

Michael Galante is an actor seen on Good Trouble, Tyler Perry's "The Have and the Have Nots', Will & Grace and more. Michael speaks on the death of his Grandmother who was like a best friend to him and how this loss is still a pain he deals with. Living every day full of energy and positively makes the topic a death such a contradiction to his way of life yet at the same time a catalyst for getting through it. His personality is infectious and it's no surprise he's such a success on the big screen. Follow  @michaelgalante on Instagram Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more. DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh. www.deadtalks.net  
3/25/202248 minutes, 21 seconds
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46 - My Wife’s Fight With Breast Cancer | Angelo Merendino

Five months after getting married, Angelo Merendino's wife Jennifer was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of thirty-six and died in 2011. She endured a double mastectomy, chemotherapy, radiation, and reconstructive surgery. They both decided to share their experience of her potentially dying for others to gain understanding of what they were going through with a powerful collection of photographs Angelo took her throughout her treatment. These photo's took the world by storm helping others get through their own battle and also lead to Angelo speaking on TED Talks twice to share their story.  www.angelomeredino.com @angelomeredino on IG Listen to Angelo's TED Talks / TEDx: Photo Greater Than 1000: Angelo Merendino at TEDxUSU Community on social networks sharing experiences and healing | Angelo Merendino | TEDxCLE   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.  www.deadtalks.net
3/19/202259 minutes, 33 seconds
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45 - Grief through family abandonment | Van Thu Nguyen

Van Thu Nguyen had a unique experience with grief in that with having learned her father was dying her family had actually abandoned her prior. She goes through the process and feeling of losing a family all the while mourning her fathers death. She also explains the loss of one of her first loves of her life and how much of a different process that is compared to losing your father. Van offers methods she's used to free herself from these experiences and flip it to be stronger and live the life she wants. Full Episode available on YouTube Follow Van Thu Nguyen @vanrevival on Instagram Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.  www.deadtalks.net    
3/11/202247 minutes, 34 seconds
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44 - When I Lost My Only Child | Phil Cohen

Phil Cohen describes his life-shifting experience of losing his only child, his fourteen-year-old son, Perry. Which turned out to be one of the most extensive searches in U.S. Coast Guard history. On this episode, Phil Cohen who has been seen on TEDx, tells how a message from his son caused him to shift his perspective, transforming his relationship with grief and ultimately his life. Cohen is the author of The Grief Continuum, a methodology for transforming loss into empowerment for those experiencing grief. He is an award-winning speaker, coach, and creator of The Grief Continuum™, a framework for helping others to grow, flourish and overcome despair by discovering and developing their inner resilience. www.PhilCohen.com TED Talks: Transforming Grief on TEDx with Phil Cohen Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
3/4/202248 minutes, 22 seconds
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43 - How To Pivot Your Life | Sarah Kalmeta

Sarah offers mindset coaching and success strategies with her business Pivot Point and how she's implemented her work through her own life experiences including the loss of her stepfather through suicide, grief, bulimia and the loss of her dream of becoming an Olympic figure skater. She goes into specific detail of practices any one can apply to overcoming adversity and using it to your advantage. Ways to improve your mental health and overall success in life through grief, mental health obstacles and more. Follow Sarah: @SarahThePivoter www.sarahkalmeta.com Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
2/25/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 29 seconds
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42 - Combat Veteran | Noah Galloway

Noah is a Purple Heart awarded, double amputee who joined the military because of the September 11th terror attacks. After an IED attack during Operation Iraqi Freedom Noah lost his left leg above the knee and his left arm above the elbow. He is a cool ass dude who isn't afraid to get introspective and speak from the heart. Today he continues to inspire which includes his No Excuses Charitable Fund. He speaks o the mentality of facing death during war along with his perspective today, perseverance through it all and how he motivates people to get through the obstacles of life via lessons with his amazing life story. He is an true advocate of mental health, men's mental health and is a real pleasure and amazing man with so much to learn from.  For more on Noah Galloway: www.noahgalloway.com No Excuses Charitable Fund Instagram: @noahgallowayathlete   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
2/19/202247 minutes, 29 seconds
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41 - Mental Health Check | Eric B Zink

Eric B Zink is a Mental Health and Addiction advocate who has developed nearly 2,000,000 followers on social media on the journey with him. He lost his wife to suicide in 2015 and his father to suicide in 2017. He attempted to take his own life in 2018 and is a recovering cocaine and alcohol addict, diagnosed with ADHD and PTSD with the mission to make a difference to those struggling with addiction, trauma and loss/grief. In this episode he shares his own personal story with Mental Health and how he's doing what he can to helps effected by suicide, addiction and mental health battles. Instagram: @ericbzink TikTok: @ericbzink LinkTr.ee Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
2/11/202238 minutes, 48 seconds
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40 - Ministry with death | Dr. Hubert Cunningham

Hubert Cunningham is a Certified Funeral Celebrant in Tennessee who comes from 40 years as a United Methodist Minister. In those years he wanted to work with people who were grieving where there seemed to be gap in the religious realm. His interest in death and dying he started to network with people in the field of death and now has a business called "Healing Works Institute" and offers funeral services in a way that is against the grain of a traditional way. His unique take on grieving/grief and how it applies to the traditional methods. Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
2/2/202237 minutes, 29 seconds
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39 - A different way to think about funerals | Elizabeth Meyer Karansky

Acclaimed funeral director Elizabeth Meyer Karansky and a founder of Farewelling has transformed the funeral process and the end-of-life experience into "farewelling," a new way to think about, talk about and plan for one of life's most personal journeys. Elizabeth shares her own experience with losing her father that lead her on the path she's on now truly helping others and approaching the subject of death with genuine care, humanity and humor. Farewelling provides users with everything they need to personalize the end-of-life experience in a more modern and streamlined way.  www.myfarewelling.com IG: @myfarewelling Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
1/12/202239 minutes, 7 seconds
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38 - I lost my pregnant wife to a DUI suspect | James Alvarez

His wife was six weeks away from her due date when she was struck by an alleged DUI driver in an SUV while on a walk. Doctors were able to save the couple’s daughter, Adalyn Rose, who was delivered after an emergency C-Section. James relives the viral story and shares in emotional detail the night she passed all the way to today where he is a widowed father and how he has grieved. In a highly emotional episode we see the growth from pain and inspiration. This story went viral and now this story has turned into empowerment for single fathers, those grieving, how to deal with grief and advocacy against driving under the influence and parenting.  Follow our guest, @__JamesAlvarez, on Instagram. Article: Pregnant woman killed by alleged DUI driver gives birth to 'miracle' baby Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
1/3/20221 hour, 10 minutes, 29 seconds
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37 - Eating Disorders & Death | Jacqueyln LaRusso, LPC

Joined by a Licensed Professional Counsellor focused on eating disorder recovery and trauma healing who speaks on how her patients and death go hand in hand. The importance of finding meaning to heal through a disorder that has a detrimental effect on ones mind as well as on the body. She explains in detail what she's learned from her own experience personally, professionally and how she's been able to grow for herself and for her clients.  Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
12/16/202138 minutes, 18 seconds
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36 - Being With Death | Marifel

Marifel is a space holder and a guide for life & death. She offers her service to those at the end of life and has created different outlets to promote the conversation around death. She doesn't consider herself a "Death Doula"; but, may be the closest description. Having been exposed to death often around patients as a respiratory nurse she's developed knowledge and a craving to help those around the topic of death.  www.peacingout.com via Marifel   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
12/6/202140 minutes, 54 seconds
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35 - Days Before Suicide | Vance Lichtenberger

Vance's father committed suicide just 7 days after he felt their relationship started to become positive. As sad of a story it is, he flips it, picked up the pieces and started a whole new life from the moment his dad passed. He explains how he turned his grieving process into a complete transformation to take control of his life.  Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
11/19/202142 minutes, 19 seconds
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34 - Talks with a Mystical Advisor | Tara Brandel

Joined by a Mystical Advisor focused on Tarot Readings, Palm Readings, Reiki Energy Work, Astrology and Medium work. Tara shares her origin story which includes loss and how she's tapped into her current talents regarding her readings and ability to connect with the other side. Outside of this episode, I worked with Tara and joined her in my own personal session where my father came through and in this conversation we go over my personal experience and meaning behind it all. Join us with a very interesting conversation about the mystical part of life, life and death and more about her work process along with tremendously powerful stories that may make a non-believer believe. For all inquiries to Mystical Advisor, Tara Brandel: [email protected]  Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
11/10/202154 minutes, 29 seconds
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33 - Hospice Care with Nurse Hadley

Hadley is a registered nurse with a specialty in hospice and palliative care near New Orleans. She is inspiring people to live your life to the fullest through storytelling and advice from her patients at the end of their life. The work Hadley and those in Hospice are doing having to be so close to death on a constant basis is truly amazing. On this episode tune in and hear how Hadley gets through it, how she see's life through the eyes of her patients and how she remains remarkably positive. In her words, she believes that "by connecting those who have lived a full life to those who still have a lot of life left to live, we can learn to live better."   Follow Hadley on social media to check out her amazing & popular content: IG: @Nurse.Hadley TikTok: @NurseHadley Follow @DEADTalkspodcast www.deadtalks.net
11/3/202129 minutes, 35 seconds
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32 - Don‘t skip the grief | Claire Bidwell Smith

Author and renowned Grief expert, Claire Bidwell Smith, shares how she was lead by her own experiences with grief & offers some thoughts and methods you can apply. She's authored three popular books, The Rules of Inheritance, After This: When Life is Over Where Do We Go? and Anxiety: The Missing Stage of Grief. She's smart, easy to talk to, funny, extremely insightful and we had a blast covering various topics of grief (+ life) and much more.    For more on Claire Bidwell Smith:   IG: @clairebidwellsmith www.clairebidwellsmith.com   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
10/21/202143 minutes, 37 seconds
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31 - Suicidal Thoughts | Jeff Landreville

Jeff explains a story taking place in Massachusetts of his friend who showed no warning signs and chose to take his own life one night. This is a jam packed episode of fascinating and entertaining stories of his own personal journey as well where he got to a breaking point of considering suicide, himself. When two east coaster step in to a podcast room it tends to be loud so enjoy some deep interpretive conversation with plenty of jokes mixed in.  Guest: @jeff_landreville Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
10/13/20211 hour, 13 minutes, 8 seconds
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30 - The Invisible String | Patrice Karst

Best selling picture book "The Invisible String" has been used by parents, educators, therapists, and social workers alike have declared The Invisible String the perfect tool for coping with all kinds of separation anxiety, loss, and grief. Patrice Karst shares her theory and story on how this tale came about. Initially written for her own child this book has grown to be a great method for introducing the conversation of loss for children as well as helping adults cope.  Please subscribe and share with friends and family! For more on Patrice Karst visit her at www.patricekarst.com Purchase "The Invisible String" on Amazon Other similar books are "The Invisible Leash"  & "The Invisible Web" Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
7/21/202124 minutes, 32 seconds
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29 - It’s Me God | Candace Cheatwood

Only a senior in College at FSU, Candace Cheatwood, was blindsided when she learned her boyfriend was diagnosed with Testicular cancer. For two years he battled and she was right by his side caring for him til his last day. Image being in your last year of college and have to take on that responsibility. My last year of college the priority was not to have any morning classes so I didn’t go in hungover.  I was impressed with her strength and decisiveness to let her feel her feelings and cope with the grief how she saw best for her. Join us on this journey of how one experience can change your perspective on life forever.   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
6/4/202158 minutes, 9 seconds
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28 - Bridging Heaven & Earth | Eileen Daley

Sometimes labeled an empath, psychic or medium, Eileen Daley was born with gifts to help people bridge the gap of life and death. Through her life experiences she's developed an online course, "Finding Calm In Chaos", where she offers four modules with a systemic approach for assessing your chaos and stress triggers while also providing helpful tips and fun techniques to find your inner calmness.   She shares her experiences connecting with the other side including one powerful story that hit home for me regarding those that died on September 11th that rocked me a bit. Tune in for a unique view on life and death and perhaps you'll find some peace. Eileen Daley: www.daleygift.com   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.  
4/8/202152 minutes, 36 seconds
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27 - Death with life | Jake Malott

Death with life is a full circle story on how the death of his grandfather took him down a path of personal dissection and deciphered meaning from his loss. Jake finds comedy in tragedy and breaks the family cycle, how he's grown up a large part of his life without a father figure and how it was all discovered from the death of his grandfather. He vulnerably gets in detail about his life and pulls it all together midway on how it connects to this passing.    Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
2/24/20211 hour, 24 minutes, 44 seconds
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26 - What is my purpose? | Erika Tran

Joined by Reiki Master, Oncology Reiki Practitioner, Intuitive Healer and NLP Practitioner who discovered the ability to connect with those who have passed. The episode starts with her explanation that my father, who died, was in the room with us during the recording. We also hear her impact with cancer patients and her own personal loss that has directed her own purpose in life.  Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.  
2/9/202150 minutes, 44 seconds
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25 - Widowed Twice | Norman Buckley

Norman Buckley, a TV director on Pretty Little Liars, Gossip Girl, The OC and many more, dives into his story of how he's lost two partners over the last few decades and how he's overcome these deaths. With two completely different passings in that his first partner died to AIDS and his second took his own life, Norman had to navigate two different grieving experiences courageously. It was a pleasure hearing his insights and how he's so optimistic today.  Follow Norman on instagram @norbuck and DEAD Talks podcast @deadtalkspodcast
12/16/20201 hour, 10 minutes, 20 seconds
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24 - A New Reality | Dan Hahn

"You now have a new reality that you have to deal with." On this episode our guest, Dan Hahn, tells us like it is starting with the powerful story of his brother who overdosed 18 years ago this year. We tap into how death can impact your relationships and even your physical body. Dans level of immediate acceptance lets us enter in to the pros and cons of such grieving. In the back half of this episode we get quite deep into the meaning we have on this life and if we do in fact matter...   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.   Follow @deadtalkspodcast on Instagram with your host @ferrugio
12/5/20201 hour, 5 seconds
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23 - Trauma is trauma | Garrett Schecher

Today's guest shares three unique and entertaining stories about how death has impacted his life through the loss of three different people. He discusses his evolved belief system and how these deaths (or, haven't) effected those beliefs, a lucid dream experience where his grandfather came to him and we even jump into psychedelics. We had plenty of laughs through all of this despite plenty of deep conversations. In the second half of this episode Garrett shares a very personal traumatic event in his life that has nothing to do with death. Came as a big surprise and his explanation of healing and forgiveness is one we all could take note of. Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
11/11/20201 hour, 21 minutes, 38 seconds
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22 - Shifting as a Death Doula | Jessie Kavanaugh

Jessie speaks on being a Death Doula and her unique methods of healing. She's a Conscious Creator, Soul-Centered Coach, Reiki Healer and Master Herbalist along with being a Death Doula. She shares her own process of grieving the death of her father and how others can apply her practice.    @Jessie_Kavaluna on IG @deadtalkspodcast on IG
8/18/202058 minutes, 47 seconds
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21 - Growing up fast | Rebecca Sloan

Rebecca's terminally ill sister was given a short time to live early in her life and battled for years before she finally passed. With having to take care of her and grieving at an early age she was forced to grow up quicker than most.  Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
8/6/202046 minutes, 9 seconds
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20 - Life is a big preparation for death | Jorge Perez

Jorge Perez is an agent and comedian who walks us through his lessons and hilarious story telling on the death of his father to leukemia. His ability to see the light in the darkness through humor makes this tough conversation easy to follow and filled with wisdom.    @jorgeperezjr @deadtalkspodcast
7/30/202050 minutes, 3 seconds
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19 - Domestic abuse & a murder-suicide | Cassie Scerbo

Her best friend died in a murder-suicide and reveals the importance of her death & domestic violence. Cassie Scerbo, VP of Boo2Bullying and actress seen in Sharknado and the Grand Hotel, shares how she's grieved her death, the importance of vulnerability and building awareness of domestic abuse.  Follow Cassie on Instagram: @cassiescerbo @deadtalkspodcast
6/24/202043 minutes, 29 seconds
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18 - Life doesn’t end, it continues | Aaron Colbert

Intuitive healer, life coach, meditation teacher who combines the spiritual and clinical mental health sector. Aaron Colbert shares his experience and stories with connecting to those who have passed, his sensitivity and intuition towards energy and how he views death from his perspective. Truly mesmerizing episode where we get into the details of his practice and a life a lot don't know of. @aaroncolbert  Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
6/17/202051 minutes, 3 seconds
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17 - Black lives with former NFL player | Zac Diles

Former NFL player and entrepreneur talks about his thoughts on the effects of George Floyds death, the black lives matter movement and being a black man in America today. It’s relevant and important just the fact we sat down to talk. He shares personal experiences and his mindset through all of this. @zacdiles  Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
6/10/202046 minutes, 18 seconds
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16 - Beating cancer and death | Nathan Bishop

Becoming the man of the house at a young age after a family suicide lead Nathan down a path of resilience and finally beating cancer. Today's guest grew up in a chaotic household filled with abuse and the suicide of his step-father which lead him to taking care of his family. Years later he was surprisingly diagnosed with cancer in which he applied his life experience to an amazing outlook on getting through life's obstacles.  Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
5/27/202049 minutes, 29 seconds
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15 - An unsolved double murder | Sania

A remarkable story on how Sania walked in on the brutal murder and unsolved crime of her boyfriends father and brother. She speaks on the trauma and healing after witnessing the aftermath of this unsolved murder followed by grieving the death of that same boyfriend some years later. Sania offers specific's on how that day went down and how she's been able to heal from these deaths in her life.  As always we try to keep the conversation as light and positive as possible even with such heavy storylines like this.  Reach out to Sania directly regarding this episode on Instagram: @Saniarittaa Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
5/20/20201 hour, 16 minutes, 2 seconds
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14 - How violent deaths saved her life | Maylenn Mosti

Two separate deaths in her life, with potential mafia ties, lead todays guest defining them as saving her life. Her first experience losing a friend to a violent death at the age of 16 followed by the death of her father years later. A two-part episode leads us to deep reflection on how she handled two stories with a slight mystery to them.  Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
5/13/20201 hour, 7 minutes, 32 seconds
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13 - An amazing near-death experience | Cassandra Bauer

She came back to life after a near-death experience from a horrific car crash. Upon crashing, Cassandra remarkable shares how her deceased brother came to her and sent her back to life with the mission to let people know "you are not alone." Which, lead her to start her company NOWLEVELUP. With a suppressed childhood, losing her brother and her near fatal car crash, Cassandra shares an inspirational story of introspection, growth and living life truthfully.   Cassandra Bauer: @i.am.nowlevelup Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
5/6/20201 hour, 26 minutes
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12 - Does everything happen for a reason? | Brett Collins

Losing his cousin to an overdose leads Brett to question life and individual purpose. He's a great friend of the host so mixed in with serious insights comes serious sassiness. His calming presence offers a unique look into how he perceives life and death.  Guest: @brettcollins & @twoandahalfgirls  Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
4/29/202056 minutes, 21 seconds
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11 - Sobering up and grief | Earl White

Addicted to opioids and he lost his father. Earl shares his impactful story on being sober and how his experience can help people in a similar struggle. He pays homage to his deceased father now by living each day in a righteous way as he powerfully spills his heart out with incredibly un-selfish insight into his life.  Guest: @earlgetsup Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.    
4/22/202033 minutes, 49 seconds
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10 - Accepting death at 17 | Spencer Sundlie

At 17 his father died and quickly embraced it. He offers mature advice for others who may be going through the same thing. His wise and calm presence at such a young age lead to acceptance alongside his brother and how simply looking at the positives transformed his viewpoint on death and life.  Spencer Sundlie is a Real Estate Agent in San Diego and can be found at @spencersundlie Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.  
4/15/202040 minutes, 58 seconds
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9 - Check on your friends | Laura Samuels

Her friends suicide brings people together and leads her to reflect on the importance of communication and being grateful for what she has now. Actor, Laura Samuels, shares the story of how she coped with the surprise death of her high school friend which leads to a discussion on her fathers battle with leukemia and how communication can save a life.  IG: @LauraSamuels8 & @DeadTalksPodcast   Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.  
4/8/20201 hour, 8 minutes, 5 seconds
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8 - Death isn’t a bad thing | Margot Miller

Two of her partners died within a six month period and she swears she's not bad luck! Margot Miller is a life coach and has popularly become known as the "T-Rex Girl" on social media. Her story includes the death of two partners in her life within a six month period, sobriety and her viewpoint on how death isn't such a bad thing. She embodies peace with death and it shows in the wonderful way she lives her life.  Follow Margot Miller @MargotMillerInc on Instagram and DEAD Talks @DeadTalksPodcast  
4/1/202043 minutes, 4 seconds
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7 - A comedians loss of a mother to Lymphoma | Gary Leli

Comedian, Gary Leli, speaks on how the death of his mother to lymphoma of the brain propels his career and his life to live fearlessly. He shares hilarious and powerful stories of his mother along with the lessons that come with this process. Leading us to conclude where he stands to date and how his experiences can help others.  Check out Gary @GaryLeliComedy on Instagram. Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
3/25/20201 hour, 22 minutes, 2 seconds
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6 - Death in a recording booth | Kinfolk Jon & Ben Great

Two successful music producers and artist, Kinfolk Jon & Ben Great, remember their best friend Gabe who died in the recording studio doing what he loved. Harnessing the friendship they created through music they live through his death in the art they put out. Jon and Ben share their beginnings to the night of this death, how they saw the light from tragedy and the powerful impact Gabe left behind in everyones lives and in music.  Follow @KinfolkJon & @BenGreat513 for more on this episodes guests. 
3/18/202039 minutes, 10 seconds
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5 - The Connection To Life | Meg Mele

On this episode we talk with Meg Mele about when she was nine, her sister-in-law who committed suicide. She discusses how she's looked for clarity after her death, her ability to understanding the grief stages, to feel the emotions of life and death and leverage it to make you live greater.  You can follow David Ferrugio, host, on @davidferrugio and @deadtalkspodcast on Instagram for more updates. www.deadtalks.net
3/12/202044 minutes
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4 - Grief of losing a father | Kornel Galambos

Kornel didn't have the perfect relationship with his father who suddenly passed away and battled alcoholism his entire life in Slovakia years ago. He shares his lessons from his fathers death, goes in detail on how his family lived through his alcoholism and takes us to the man he is today because of this all encompassing experience from a different culture.  Follow @DEADTalkspodcast on Instagram & @DEADTalkspodcast on TikTok.  Subscribe to DEAD Talks on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify & more.  www.deadtalks.net   DEAD Talks with David Ferrugio engages death a little bit differently. Each new guest shares their experience with grieving or perspective on death in a way that shatters the “don’t talk about death” taboo. Grief doesn't end, it evolves. Having lost his father on September 11th when he was 12 he learned the importance of discussion and sharing other people's stories. Grief, loss, death, mourning, trauma or whatever it may be, DEAD Talks Podcast hopes to make it a little easier to talk about. You may cry; but, you also may laugh.
3/4/202048 minutes, 21 seconds
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3 - Tuning into spirit energy after a suicide | Erika Kita

Energy expert, Erika Kita, lost her friend to suicide who contacted her from the otherwise for the first time in her life. She shares her story about her peaceful insight on suicide, her experience with a medium and her ability and personal journey of connecting with those that have passed.   Her unique insight on death from a perspective we don't always hear of every day offers a different and peaceful way of looking at life.  DEAD Talks continues to "normalize" the conversation of death and make it a little less sad with another new guest in Erika.   
2/26/202034 minutes, 45 seconds
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2 - Less than a year to live | Lionel Arthur

Lionel Arthur shares his story that his wife has less than a year to live after being diagnosed with cancer a month after he just lost his father.  Another episode where DEAD Talks aims to "normalize" the conversation of death and make it a little less sad with another new guest, Lionel Arthur.  Lionel offers a powerful message alongside host, David Ferrugio, perfectly blending how he and his wife have handled the days knowing his she has a limited amount of days. With conviction, humility and a relieving sense of humor DEAD Talks navigates a dynamic and important conversation on life and death.    @deadtalkspodcast www.deadtalks.net
2/19/202043 minutes, 22 seconds
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1 - Flight 587 plane crash | Guillermo Heuze

Guillermo Heuze's father died on a plane crash two months after the September 11th attacks on American Airlines Flight 587 as he share his story on the first episode of DEADTalks.    DEAD Talks aims to "normalize" the conversation of death and make it a little less sad.  Guillermo speaks on his experience and life perspectives following his fathers death in a more upbeat positive light explaining how his brother and his widowed mother got to where they are today.  Along side David Ferrugio, host, who lost his father on September 11th they deliver a normally whispered conversation and discuss it freely with deep insight and a light tone. Join us to listen and listen this powerful story as DEAD Talks launches off with its first episode. More episodes coming weekly with a new guest sharing their own unique story on the topic of death and how we all deal with it.  Give DEAD Talks at follow on Instagram @deadtalkspodcast and host David Ferrugio @davidferrugio for more updates on current and new episodes.  Follow Guillermo Hueze on Instagram @ghueze www.deadtalks.net
2/13/202026 minutes, 7 seconds