A Good Goodbye

with Gail Rubin

Talking about sex won’t make you pregnant, talking about funerals won’t make you dead. Join Certified Thanatologist Gail Rubin, CT for thought-provoking interviews and commentary.

Episodes

The Frozen Dead Guy Days Festival

Gail speaks with special guest Kallista Alli, the co-event coordinator and music director of the Frozen Dead Guys Days (FDGD) festival, an…

Green Burial

Gail speaks with Linda Canyon and Donal Key about their green burial facility, Natural Burial New Mexico. La Puerta Natural Burial New…

The Consequences of Death

Gail discusses the consequences of death with Stephen Jenkinson: Harvard graduate, founder of Orphan Wisdom School and author of a book called…

Samantha Sieber and Alkaline Hydrolysis

Gail speaks with Samantha Sieber from Bio-Response Solutions about alkaline hydrolysis, an environmental friendly process which is similar to cremation.

Cremation’s Effect On Mercury Pollution

Gails speaks with Rebecca Place from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Sandra Myers from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and…

Advertising Deathcare With Dan Katz

Dan Katz, founder of LA ads a marketing agency for funeral homes, talks with Gail Rubin about how to better reach the…

Alan Gelb And His Book: Having the Last Say

Gail Rubin talks with author Alan Gelb about his new book, Having the Last Say: Capturing Your Legacy in One Small Story.…

Bob Boetticher Jr. on Cremation Statistics

Bob Boetticher Jr., the outgoing former President of Cremation Association of North America, talks with Gail Rubin about the rising trend towards…

A Talk With NY Times Contributor Bob Morris

Gail talks with Bob Morris, NY Times contributor and author of Bobby Wonderful: An Imperfect Son Buries His Parents. They discuss the…

Let’s Talk About Death Cafes

In this episode of A Good Goodbye, Gail talks with Lizzy Miles, the first person to hold a Death Cafe in the…

Reinventing the Funeral Experience With Brad Rex

Gail Rubin speaks with Brad Rex, CEO of Foundation Partners. They review Foundation Partners' services and the funeral of the future.

Preparing for the Inevitable with Peter Callan

Gail Rubin speaks with Peter Callan, author of the books "Prepare to Die!!! and Other Stuff Nobody Told You" and "Preparing for…

A Talk With A Female Ordained Rabbi

Gail speaks with Karen Kaplan, one of the first 200 female ordained rabbis in the world, about her book Encountering the Edge:…

Caitlin Doughty and The Order of the Good Death

Gail speaks with Caitlin Doughty about her book, her new funeral home and her experience in alternative funeral services and the reactions…

Talking With Charles Picasso About Passare

Charles Picasso, founder and CEO of Passare, talks with Gail Rubin about the platform and how it helps families connect with funeral…