OwlTail

Cover image of Caitlin Doughty

Caitlin Doughty

40 Podcast Episodes

Latest 30 Nov 2021 | Updated Daily

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

Episode artwork

Hasta las Cenizas de Caitlin Doughty

Merodeando entre libros.

La mayoría de la gente prefiere no pensar en la muerte, pero Caitlin una historiadora medieval y cierta afición por lo macabro, comenzó a trabajar en una funeraria y convirtió así lo que era una curiosidad morbosa en su profesión. Un libro que todos deberíamos leer.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/judith-cabrera/message

18mins

3 Nov 2021

Episode artwork

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty

Calvert Library's Book Bites for Adults

Enjoy our presentation of Smoke Gets In Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory  written by Caitlin Doughty and published by W.W. Norton & Company. Armed with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre, Caitlin Doughty took a job at a crematory and turned morbid curiosity into her life’s work. She cared for bodies of every color, shape, and affliction, and became an intrepid explorer in the world of the dead. In her best-selling memoir, brimming with gallows humor and vivid characters, she marvels at the gruesome history of undertaking and relates her unique coming-of-age story.Please be advised, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory contains depictions or discussions of death.This title is available as an ebook on Libby by Overdrive and as an audiobook on Hoopla. Libby eBook - https://maryland.overdrive.com/media/2310898Hoopla Audio - https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13536304 Please visit www.calvertlibrary.info for more information. Music:  Beach Bum Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

17mins

28 Jul 2021

Similar People

Episode artwork

072 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty

Book Club with Julia and Victoria

Julia and Victoria contemplate mortality (and whether they could be buried under paper trees to become books in their next lives) with the help of the darkly comic memoir Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by Katelyn Doughty about a young woman trying to become a mortician and revolutionize the way Americans handle death.Become a Member! Follow Us on Instagram! or Join the Storygraph Challenge!Mentioned in the Episode:The OfficeParks and RecreationThe Order of the Good Death, website“Ask a Mortician” YouTube seriesFrom Here to Eternity, book by DoughtyWill My Cat Eat My Eyeballs, book by DoughtyThe Nightmare Before ChristmasKeaton Henson, musicianGiri / Haji, on NetflixOmnivore’s Dilemma, book by Michael Pollan - listen to our episode here!Science Mike from the podcast, The Cozy Robot Show “Stories of the Pandemic” Book Club minisode - listen here!The Great British Baking ShowRecommendations:“Dark,” comedy special by Daniel SlossInstitute of Human Anatomy YouTube channel“Movement to bring death closer,” episode/article from The Daily/New York TimesTale for the Time Being, book by Ruth OzekiCurrently Obsessed:Perfect Sounds, podcastLaura Mvula, musician

58mins

26 Jul 2021

Episode artwork

Para toda a eternidade de Caitlin Doughty

Red Fox

Leitura do prefácio escrito por Gisela Adissi do livro Para toda eternidade de Caitlin Doughty

8mins

30 Apr 2021

Most Popular

Episode artwork

LIVE ON CROWDCAST: Megan Rosenbloom, "DARK ARCHIVES" w/ Caitlin Doughty

Skylight Books Podcast Series

On bookshelves around the world, surrounded by ordinary books bound in paper and leather, rest other volumes of a distinctly strange and grisly sort: those bound in human skin. Would you know one if you held it in your hand? In Dark Archives, Megan Rosenbloom seeks out the historic and scientific truths behind anthropodermic bibliopegy—the practice of binding books in this most intimate covering. Dozens of such books live on in the world’s most famous libraries and museums. Dark Archives exhumes their origins and brings to life the doctors, murderers, innocents, and indigents whose lives are sewn together in this disquieting collection. Along the way, Rosenbloom tells the story of how her team of scientists, curators, and librarians test rumored anthropodermic books, untangling the myths around their creation and reckoning with the ethics of their custodianship. A librarian and journalist, Rosenbloom is a member of The Order of the Good Death and a cofounder of their Death Salon, a community that encourages conversations, scholarship, and art about mortality and mourning. In Dark Archives—captivating and macabre in all the right ways—she has crafted a narrative that is equal parts detective work, academic intrigue, history, and medical curiosity: a book as rare and thrilling as its subject. Rosenbloom is joined by mortician and activist Caitlin Doughty. This episode was recorded on October 29 during a live Crowdcast event hosted by Skylight Books. Visit us at www.crowdcast.io/skylightbooks to RSVP for future events. Produced by Maddie Gobbo & Michael Kowaleski Theme: "I Love All My Friends," an unreleased demo by Fragile Gang. Visit https://www.skylightbooks.com/event for future offerings from the Skylight Books Events team.

1hr 7mins

6 Feb 2021

Episode artwork

Let's talk about Los Angeles and Caitlin Doughty's request for assistance...

Beau of The Fifth Column

Don't forget to subscribe.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beau-of-the-fifth-column/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beau-of-the-fifth-column/support

7mins

1 Feb 2021

Episode artwork

Caitlin Doughty talks Good Death in a Cemetery

Call Back Yesterday

Location, location, location. The best place to talk with mortician, author, and Big Funeral critic Caitlin Doughty is, of course, a cemetery. So, for her perspective on  "Somewhere in Time," I met Caitlin at LA's first cemetery open to all races and creeds.

41mins

12 Oct 2020

Episode artwork

Ep. 48 - "Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?" with Caitlin Doughty

A Scientist Walks Into A Bar

Listen as we have a fun conversation about death with mortician and activist Caitlin Doughty about her book Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? that is now out in paperback! We discuss why it's important to talk to kids about death, what she thinks about Halloween decorations, and the worst thing about her work (hint: it has nothing to do with dead people.)Learn more about Caitlin Doughty: Buy Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs in paperback Caitlin's TED Talk Caitlin's talk at the XOXO Festival The Order of the Good Death Ask A Mortician YouTube Channel * Help support the podcast and live events! Make a one-time donation to Make You Think OR If you are able, please support us on Patreon * Thanks to Graham Tully for sound production. As always, a final thanks to Jonathan Coulton for the use of his song "Mandelbrot Set" as our theme music.

37mins

6 Oct 2020

Episode artwork

113: Caitlin Doughty's Hero Project

Cemetery Confessions: A Goth Talk Podcast

This episode we discuss death, and why it’s more important than ever to talk about it. Check out Caitlin’s new book here! You can also watch her on YouTube or check out upcoming events on her website. If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon! Loren Rhoads Interview Bess Lovejoy Interview

1hr 16mins

2 Oct 2020

Episode artwork

Death Denial w/ Caitlin Doughty

Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria

In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by Caitlin Doughty (mortician, death positive activist, and author of "Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? And Other Questions About Dead Bodies." They talk about the denial of death in modern western culture, ways to improve mortality salience, and of course, whether or not your cat will actually eat your eyeballs when you die.

1hr 8mins

28 Sep 2020

Loading