Caustic Soda puts the fun in funeral! Guest Arinn Dembo joins us to talk neanderthal cave burials, cremains, martyriums, slave sacrifice, wife-burning, The Great Death Pit, viking ship burials, Tibetan sky burial, corpse demons, the soothing rite of fire and much more!
To die alone and unattended seems like the sorriest way to leave this world. But two men in Amsterdam have taken it upon themselves to arrange funerals for those who would otherwise meet eternity unremembered. Producer Michele Ernsting brings us this touching documentary.
The science and history of the biggest and baddest man-eating, death-rolling crocodiles and alligators. Plus how to survive a crocodile attack and “Lesser of Two Evils.”
We end this Opus with the story of PDQ’s actual composing period, his relationship with Prince Fred and his cousin, Betty-Sue Bach, his death and burial, and finally, an interview of Peter Schickele, the discoverer of PDQ, by Tom Snyder. I can only hope, in some small way, that these podcasts aided in bringing the truth about J.S. Bach’s last and least son to the internet public.