Talking ‘Dead People Suck’ with Laurie Kilmartin
When faced with the loss of her father, comedian Laurie Kilmartin was confronted with an additional challenge: how to make a topic as well-tread as death funny and original. “It’s like trying to do a joke about airplane food.” She started with her moving 2016 comedy special 45 Joke... [Read More]
Talking ‘Dead People Suck’ with Laurie Kilmartin
When faced with the loss of her father, comedian Laurie Kilmartin was confronted with an additional challenge: how to make a topic as well-tread as death funny and original. “It’s like trying to do a joke about airplane food.” She started with her moving 2016 comedy special 45 Joke... [Read More]
Talking ‘Dead People Suck’ with Laurie Kilmartin
When faced with the loss of her father, comedian Laurie Kilmartin was confronted with an additional challenge: how to make a topic as well-tread as death funny and original. “It’s like trying to do a joke about airplane food.” She started with her moving 2016 comedy special 45 Joke... [Read More]
Talking ‘Dead People Suck’ with Laurie Kilmartin
When faced with the loss of her father, comedian Laurie Kilmartin was confronted with an additional challenge: how to make a topic as well-tread as death funny and original. “It’s like trying to do a joke about airplane food.” She started with her moving 2016 comedy special 45 Joke... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Explains How Grief Made Him “the Hulk of Crying” on ‘The Tonight Show’
Here’s a clip from Patton Oswalt’s visit to last night’s Tonight Show, where he looks back on his unexpected Emmy win and how the grief from his wife’s passing has evolved from being somewhat predictable to completely surprising. “I was waiting for an app to update, and... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Explains How Grief Made Him “the Hulk of Crying” on ‘The Tonight Show’
Here’s a clip from Patton Oswalt’s visit to last night’s Tonight Show, where he looks back on his unexpected Emmy win and how the grief from his wife’s passing has evolved from being somewhat predictable to completely surprising. “I was waiting for an app to update, and... [Read More]
Laughing at a Funeral: Confronting Grief with Humor
by Kristen Bartlett I had my first good laugh only a day after my father-in-law died. Gary’s alcoholism had blown apart everything good around him, including his relationship with his son Jason, my husband. For years, things were toxic. It wasn’t until Gary died that relief washed over u... [Read More]