Dead People Suck: A Guide for Survivors of the Newly Departed (Compact Disc)

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Hilarious, outrageous, and oddly insightful. The wit, candor, and irreverence in this book may be the perfect approach to discussing grieving, preparing for the death of a loved one, or preparing for your own death. It's kind of like "The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning" for the sarcastic and not-so-gentle.

— Ethan

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This program is read by the author and includes material recorded in front of a live audience

An honest, irreverent, laugh-out-loud audiobook guide to coping with death and dying from the Emmy-nominated writer and New York Times bestselling co-author of Sh*tty Mom, Laurie Kilmartin.

Death is not for the faint of heart, and sometimes the best way to cope is through humor. No one knows this better than comedian Laurie Kilmartin. She made headlines by live-tweeting her father's time in hospice and her grieving process after he passed, and channeled her experience into a comedy special, 45 Jokes About My Dead Dad. Dead People Suck is her hilarious guide to surviving (sometimes) death, dying, and grief without losing your mind.

Whether you are old and about to die, sick and about to die, or with a loved one who is about to pass away or who has passed away, there's something for you. With chapters like "Are You An Old Man With Daughters? Please Shred Your Porn," "If Cancer was an STD, It Would Be Cured By Now," and "Unsubscribing Your Dead Parent from Tea Party Emails," Laurie Kilmartin guides listeners through some of life's most complicated moments with equal parts heart and sarcasm.

About the Author


Laurie Kilmartin is an Emmy-nominated writer for CONAN and the co-host of podcast The Jackie and Laurie Show. Her hour-long special, 45 Jokes About My Dead Dad, was named one of the Best Comedy Specials of 206 by Decider, Paste, and Vulture. As a stand-up comedian, she has appeared on CONAN, Last Comic Standing, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Comedy Central.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781427297976
ISBN-10: 1427297975
Publisher: MacMillan Audio
Publication Date: February 13th, 2018
Language: English