In this episode, Jordon sat down with comedian and actor, Frank Liotti. It has been 7 years since Frank's mother died, and subesquently, he also lost his father 3 months later, his best friend to suicide a year after that, and his sister not long after That. His is a story not just of the struggle to survive, but the Fight to survive that lives within all of us. As we discuss in the opening, this was actually our second attempt to get our interview in the can.
Find out where you can see Frank live at FrankLiotti.com
In this episode, Jordon sits down with comedian Kevin Bartini. Kevin's brother Andrew was killed in a car accident 16 years ago, only a few years into his battle with multiple sclerosis. Having been dealing with his grief for this long, Kevin has found a very positive perspective about life, and about death.
In addition to being the warmup comic for The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, Kevin is an accomplished actor. Find out more about what he's doing at http://KevinBartini.com
Follow him on twitter @kevinbartini
Also, please go to http://RussellFerberFoundation.org for more info on my families foundation, and this years benefit show on Wednesday, June 24th.
In this episode of Where's the Grief, Jordon sits down with fellow comedian Dan Soder to talk about the longevity of grief. Dan's father passed away when Dan was still in high school, and then his sister just two years later.
Although this discussion is a little heavy for a podcast that features comedians, it's a deeper look into the psyche of those that have experienced tragic loss.
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This week Jordon sits down with fellow comedian and actor, John Mooney who recently lost both his parents, essentially becoming an orphan at the same time as he is learning how to be a good father himself.
Even though we expect to outlive our parents, it is still difficult to navigate the world without them. This discussion, while somewhat heavy, is an interesting look at the issues that can come up when life gets turned upside down.
In this Episode, Jordon sits down with his friend and fellow comedian, Matt Lipton. Matt's brother died a little over a year before this episode was recorded. We discuss the problems that come with having a complicated sibling relationship, and the crazy thoughts that can cause shame or guilt in the aftermath of their death.
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This episode of Where's The Grief, Jordon sits down with fellow comedian Jay Nog to talk about the loss of his best friend to suicide.
In addition to a full stand up comedy schedule and the producer of a podcast of his own (Childhood Memories), Jay also runs an annual fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (afsp.org) and helps raise awareness about suicide, and how to spot the warning signs.
Jay reminds us that it is not always just the family members of those who die who hurt.
This month Jordon sits down with fellow bereaved sibling Keith Singer. Keith and Jordon each seperately run and facilitate a self-help support group for bereaved siblings, Jordon in Manhattan NYC and Keith in nearby Staten Island. The two met many years ago at the national conference of their support group. The Compassionate Friends (TCF) is an international non profit that has local meetings around the world to support bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. For more info on TCF, and this years national conference in Dallas, TX, go to http://TheCompassionateFriends.org
Jordon welcomes his good friend and comedienne Janice Messitte to talk about the grief of losing her husband two weeks after their wedding.
Jordon Ferber sits down with memory artist and creator of the blog Tragicomedia to talk about what it is like to interview a series of bereaved people about their losses.
Welcome to Where's The Grief!
Jordon Ferber is a comedian who lost his brother Russell in a car accident. In this podcast, he will be talking with other bereaved people about their losses and the process of overcoming their grief. Presenting Episode Zero: a brief introduction to the episodes to follow.