Bereavement, Death of a Parent, Helping Others, Uncategorized, Your Loss, Your Stories

Playwright Ann Randolph on Writing about Grief

playwright Ann Randolph

How is a performance and a post-show creative writing workshop sparking a national discourse on grief? This and more when memory artist Nancy Gershman sits down with playwright and comedian, Ann Randolph to […]

Death of a Spouse, Helping Others, Public Personalities, Uncategorized

Comic Janice Messitte on Being a Newly Wedded Widow

Janice Messitte

In the space of two weeks, newly wedded  Janice Messitte – stand-up comic, singer and actress  – went from planning a dream “Jewnorican” wedding to planning her husband’s funeral.  Hear […]

Death of a Parent, Friend, Public Personalities, The Grief Process, Uncategorized, Your Grief, Your Loss

Comedy writer Joe Janes on Truthful Memorialization

Comic Joe Janes

Truthful memorialization means talking about Mom stoically eating Joe’s tofurkey. Or Mom openly guzzling “horrible things” like caffeine-free diet coke in front of her vegan son. How Joe honors these mischievous […]