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interview with comedian + content creator Steven Ho

This week I spoke with Steven Ho (@steveioe), a first generation Vietnamese-American who started sharing comedic yet brutally honest ER skits online, eventually becoming known as “that ER guy” and launching his own brand tied to that sentiment – MuFKR. Now, with over 13 million followers across TikTok, YouTube and Instagram, Steven creates funny, real, […]

interview with comedian Mary Jane Murphy

Death is Hilarious, is the podcast that talks about using humor and jokes to cope with grief. I’m Tawny Platis, your host and founder of the nonprofit Death is Hilarious Grief Relief Foundation- an organization that aims to provide daily virtual grief peer support groups, mentorships, content, and resources for grieving people who respond to […]

Interview with comedian Barnie Duncan

I recently spoke with Barnie Duncan, a comedian from New Zealand, about his latest comedy special Bunny, in which he talks about missing both clubbing and his recently deceased mother. We talked about how grief can feel like waiting for the bass to drop, why we incorporate our grief into our comedy, and what our […]

New Support Groups, Facilitators, Podcast Episodes, + Other News!

We are currently working on training facilitators so we can offer multiple specialized virtual peer to peer grief support groups every day of the week! All groups are provided at no cost to grieving people. The Facilitators Current + Upcoming Groups Tap on an image to register Upcoming Podcast Episodes Live podcast episodes are now […]

Prolonged Grief Disorder with Katie Zicarelli LCSW-C

Several of you reached out after a diagnosis called Prolonged Grief Disorder was recently added to the DSM, so I got in touch with my friend, licensed clinical social worker, and peer support group facilitator at Death is Hilarious, Katie Zicarelli, to answer your questions and discuss her thoughts on the topic as a mental […]

New Support Groups, Facilitators, Podcast Episodes, + Other News!

We are currently working on training facilitators so we can offer multiple specialized virtual peer to peer grief support groups every day of the week! All groups are provided at no cost to grieving people. The Facilitators Current + Upcoming Groups Tap on an image to register Upcoming Podcast Episodes Live podcast episodes are now […]

We’re Officially a Nonprofit!

I’m delighted to announce that the Death is Hilarious Grief Relief Foundation is now officially a 501(c)3! That means that all donations that have been made since January 11, 2022 are now tax exempt. That includes the donations made on GoFundMe. We are working on getting receipts out to donors now and are so excited […]

Top Five Worst Things People Said After My Husband Died

guest post by Natasha Maxwell 5. “We all lost him.” Okay, but did you give him a BJ in the hospital after his craniotomy when a ping-pong-sized tumor was removed from his brain? Let us not remotely compare experiences. Yes, you lost someone beloved to you, but I am forever traumatized by 8 months of […]

Our First Virtual Support Groups!

I’m so excited to share that I (Tawny) will be hosting our first weekly support groups beginning March 6th! Support groups are held virtually via Google Meet and are 60 minutes long. After registering for your desired support group, you’ll receive an email with the link to join the next session. All Grief – Register to attend […]

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