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The Adventures of Memento Mori: A Skeptic's Guide for Learning to Live by Remembering to Die, is podcast exploring the science, mysticism, culture and mystery of death. Satirical and philosophical, the show follows host, D.S. Moss, as he attempts to reconcile his own impermanence and live a more meaningful life. Problem is, life keeps getting in the way.

The Adventures of Memento Mori D.S. Moss

    • Self-Improvement
    • 4.9 • 79 Ratings

The Adventures of Memento Mori: A Skeptic's Guide for Learning to Live by Remembering to Die, is podcast exploring the science, mysticism, culture and mystery of death. Satirical and philosophical, the show follows host, D.S. Moss, as he attempts to reconcile his own impermanence and live a more meaningful life. Problem is, life keeps getting in the way.

    Medical Aid in Dying: Family Voices

    Medical Aid in Dying: Family Voices

    As part of the ReImagine virtual festival celebrating Life, Loss, and Love, and in collaboration with Keeper Memorials, Death Doula LA, and Compassion and Choices, The Adventures of Memento Mori hosted a conversation about Medical Aid In Dying. Joining me were two family members whose terminally ill loved ones decided to peacefully end their own lives: Myra Shulman, daughter of Beverly, and Dan Diaz, husband of Brittany Maynard.

    • 34 min
    The Good Place

    The Good Place

    Holy Mother Forking Shirtballs! Please join D.S. Moss in a fanboy conversation with Michael Schur, creator of the NBC sitcom The Good Place, about death, the afterlife, existentialism, deontology, utilitarianism, trolley problems, even bigger pandemic problems, and how to keep your sense of humor through it all.

    • 36 min
    Spirit Guide

    Spirit Guide

    This spiritual road trip began with a near-death vision at a compound in rural Virginia, intersected with a death-themed Mardi Gras Krewe in New Orleans, and was steered along by a canoeing Canadian commemorating his uncle. All leading D.S. Moss to Standing Rock Reservation looking for an old stone Memento Mori den. 

    • 40 min
    Ashes on the Great Water

    Ashes on the Great Water

    D.S. Moss joins an intrepid Canadian for a canoe adventure of over 6.5 million paddle strokes and over 3,300 miles to honor the life of a loved one who has died. This is a story of love. It's a tale of the courage, devotion, and resilience of the human spirit in the dance with our mortality. It's about the process of healing from a broken heart after a loss so deep it could have held the deepest rivers.

    • 27 min
    C19.2 In the Twilight Up Rise Monsters

    C19.2 In the Twilight Up Rise Monsters

    It's March 23, 2020, in New York, New York. The world is confronting a novel coronavirus pandemic and the world will be forever changed because of it. To what extreme that change will be we don't know yet. But that is what we're going to talk about. Joining the show is technology and healthcare futurist, geopolitical expert, and novelist, Jamie Metzl. 

    • 26 min
    C19.1 Are We F*cked?

    C19.1 Are We F*cked?

    D.S. Moss welcomes Mark Manson to the COVID 19 edition of The Adventures of Memento Mori to talk about death and hope in these strange days. Mark is a New York Times best-selling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F**k, Everything Is F****d: A Book About Hope, and Love is Not Enough. Visit markmanson.net to read more of his work.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
79 Ratings

79 Ratings

Steve Rios ,

Profound and Entertaining Show

Who would’ve ever thought that a podcast about this subject could be so informative and engaging. It’s like sitting down Who is a good buddy and talking about uncomfortable topics in a trusting setting. Thank you Mr. Moss!

JMG420 ,

Must listen

Great topics, great host. D.S. Moss is a great host, very smart and has picked interesting topics. He also has an amazing voice! So peaceful and soothing to listen too. This podcast is smart, funny, and overall just a real pleasure to listen to.

esmebenj ,

Really well-made podcast

Smart idea. Smart host. Well produced and edited. Just a very good podcast 🙌

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