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Undertaking: The Podcast

Jan 31, 2023

Joseph Thomas, funeral director, writer and comedian, joins the show to chat about life, death and the power of  laughter. Follow Joseph @JTSkatKat or at

Today's show is sponsored by ASD Answering Service For Directors and Butler Coach

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Jan 27, 2023

Innovation is happing everywhere in funeral service, almost. The one sector that is ignored and resists change is the prep room and embalming. Can Ryan and Brian figure out why? Probably not but they give it a go. 

Today's show is sponsored by:

Answering Service For Directors ASD

Garfield Refining

Have a story and want...

Jan 24, 2023

Weaponized Incompetence, Performance Theater and Recreational Outrage, oh my! Ryan tells stories and Brian tries to remember what he wanted to talk about about. Come on down the rabbit hole. 

Today's show is sponsored by:

Answering Service For Directors ASD

The Wilbert Group

Raven Plume Consulting

Do you have a funeral...

Jan 20, 2023

Podcast Mystery: This show originally aired on 1/20/23. Some time over the weekend the audio file disappeared. Here we are, back from the grave, or recycle bin, episode 440.

111 children in the United Kingdom lose a parent each day. Do you think death education should happen in schools? We are four thousand signatures...

Jan 17, 2023

We've renamed Todd Van Beck's mid-month history cast. Todd's show, now called Funeral Chronicles, kicks off with the story of the unsung heroes of the 1903 Chicago Iroquois Theater Fire. 

Pick up Todd's new book, Funeral Chronicles and all his writings on Amazon

Register for Todd's CE Event here

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