Memento Mori is Latin for "Remember that you must die," and is an artistic or symbolic reminder to live life to the fullest because we all must die.
Shayna and Kathy are joined by Lucy Fitzgerald of the Wine and Crime Podcast, to discuss this life affirming, if a bit creepy, concept. You will learn about the stages of grief, Kathy's unexpected assertion that Jumanji is related to the topic, and will be able to hear the differences in sounds of rattlesnake vertebrae, goat teeth, and baby teeth being shaken in a jar.
Sources and Links:
Wine and Crime Podcast
Lachele's Fine Foods
Zane Wylie Skulls
Jodi Wellman's Capstone Memento Mori: Reflecting on Mortality to Inspire Vitality and Meaning in Life
Memento Mori The Art of Death and Mourning Digital Exhibit
AMAZING website- Funeral Help Center
Indonesian Ma'Nene Festival
Artwork by Matthew Gwaltney- https://www.bdbumblebee.com
Editing by Ryan Merrill
Intro Music is "Call to Adventure" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)-Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
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Lucy is a cohost of Wine & Crime, a true-crime/comedy podcast. A big fan of all things creepy, she has a collection of oddities that includes a stuffed guinea pig named Veronica and her husband's gallstones. They own a burger restaurant in Des Moines, where they live with their two cats.