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Cariad Lloyd

In trying to understand death, you might as well listen to the thoughts of people who make jokes for a living. Comedian Cariad Lloyd has been running this podcast since 2016—interviewing fellow comedians and writers, such as Robert Webb, David Baddiel and Sara Pascoe—all sharing their experiences of bereavement and thoughts on “the weirdness of death and dying.” It’s earned a large cult following, and the tone is reflective but never mawkish, often melancholy and rather beautiful.


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