Caskets & Cocktails

Caskets & Cocktails

www.casketsandcocktails.com
Do you have a question about death care? Morbid curiosity exists in everyone and Caskets & Cocktails is dedicated helping you peek behind the veil of the death care industry through hilarious personal stories that bring listener’s curious questions to life. . Mr. Danny, who has over 35+ years working in death care, & his daughter Katie will guide you through the crazy world of death care. This father daughter duo’s lovingly fun relationship & thick southern drawls lure you to pour a cocktail and relax into the colorful real life tales of what actually happens at the funeral home & cemetery Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/casketsandcocktails/support


Spoookey Season
Oct 23 • 29 min
Spoookey season is upon us and we are answering one of our number one questions…. listen in if you dare, BOO! . A very special THANK YOU to our question submitter, Lindsey in Americus GA!!! . Drink of the week: Eve Chardonnay- Eve is pure, tempting, and…
Deck the Graves with Boughs of Holly
Oct 9 • 34 min
You might want to think twice about decorating that grave site after listening to this week’s hilarious episode on the do’s and definite do not’s when it comes to graveside decor. . A very special THANK YOU to our question submitter, Stacey in Dallas…
Lookin at Naked Mamas
Sep 26 • 34 min
What do you think of when you visualize a deathcare worker… just wait until you hear this episode! We flip your misconceptions in this episode and Mr. Danny lets ya know he ain’t interested in seeing your Mama naked! We have an amazing special guest,…
Party like Gypsies at a Funeral
Sep 10 • 31 min
This episode is dedicated to some of the best listener questions! Hear about the crazy parties that Gypsies host during between death and burials and then we’ll move on to learn who is the worst Funeral-zillas during planning! Be sure to listen all the…
Pyros don’t make good grounds men
Aug 26 • 33 min
Thank you so much for being a Patreon Supporter! This show wouldn’t happen without you and we so so appreciate it! . Pyros don’t make good grounds man in Mr. Danny’s cemetery but our very special guest will tell you all about the famous Historic Oakland…
Hope you don’t mind the Ghost Photo Bombs!
Aug 9 • 30 min
We’re kicking off Season 2 with spooky stories that will make ya think twice the next time you attend a funeral! Wanna know if death care workers get spooked, listen in to find out! . www.casketsandcocktails.com . Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?…
Your Worst Nightmare
Aug 5 • 29 min
What’s your worst nightmare…Falling in a grave? Getting arrested in front of everyone ya know? Consuming gross stuff? Join us as Mr. Danny puts a hilarious spin on your worst nightmares that have happened in the cemetery! .…
Don’t Break a Hip
Jun 11 • 32 min
Accidents happen, but why people gots to get all nasty about it? Listen today to find out what kind of freaky accidents happen at the cemetery and join in the fun as we explore the surprisingly fun game Death Deck. .…
Stinkin Seagulls
May 28 • 31 min
Join us as we explore the new trend in Green Burials including burials and sea and mushroom burial suits. . Be sure to follow us on social media! We know you have crazy questions, so don’t hold back! .…
Back Up The Moving Truck, These Bodies Need to Go!
May 13 • 37 min
Back up the moving truck and keep your fingers crossed that creepy old dude from Poltergeist doesn’t show up! If your a fan of the cult classic, you better listen in to this week’s episode hear about what it takes to move the dead! .…
Wait, why is a mannequin at a funeral home?
Apr 30 • 29 min
Wait is that a mannequin? Ummm, nope, no it is not! Listen to this insane episode where we discuss extreme embalming and other funeral home trends and debacles! . . https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/mannequin-at-a-funeral-home . Want to support…
Slip & Slide from H-E-Double Hockey Sticks
Apr 15 • 28 min
This is NOT the type of slip and slide anyone wants a part of! Check out this episode where we find out the parallels of being buried on a hill! . https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/h-e-double-hockey-sticks . Want to support Caskets and…
You Do You Boo!
Apr 1 • 24 min
Is your family weird? Don’t worry, most seem to be! Check out this week to hear how folks jockey to be the biggest crier…or worst! . https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/you-do-you-boo . Want to support Caskets and Cocktails? Support us on Patreon…
Yo Mama’s a Liar
Mar 18 • 33 min
In today’s episode we walk you through what ya might or might not want to do when writing an obit…like printing “Ding Dong the Witch” is gone in the local paper when your Mama passes. Listen in to hear the hilarious take on best obit practices! .…
What’s wrong with just letting people die stupid?
Mar 4 • 31 min
Do you ever get angry? Mr. Danny & Katie sure do and listen in to hear some hilarious stories about what happens when anger erupts at the funeral home over everything from weeds on the grounds to angry old church ladies! .…
Helmets are for Sissy’s
Feb 11 • 32 min
Poor parenting decisions lead to some pretty crazy stories in a cemetery! Join us as a very special guest careens into this episode to take a hysterical and slightly shocking drive down memory lane! .…
Son of a Biscuit Eater
Jan 28 • 49 min
Whatcha wanna know? This episode is dedicated to our listener questions and you’ll find out what happens when bitter folks design tombstones, celebrity grave sites gone wrong and what happens when the cemetery runs out of room. .…
Don’t Choke on Your Resolutions
Jan 14 • 31 min
How are your New Year’s Resolutions going? This episode is going to give you plenty of reasons to ditch those resolutions! We also find out if it really is possible to be late to your own funeral. .…
Master of Disguise
Jan 7 • 28 min
Ever gone to a funeral incognito? These Masters of Disguises sure did! Listen in to find out the various disguises that have been spotted at funerals along with finding out your chances of being buried in the wrong spot! .…
The Family That Buries Together Is Happy Together…Or Are They?
Dec 30, 2018 • 27 min
Is the family that buries together happy together? Find out what it’s actually like to work in the Death Care industry with the fam! . https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/master-of-disguise . Want to support Caskets and Cocktails? Support us on…
Mistletoe & Holly Doesn’t Make Everyone Jolly
Dec 24, 2018 • 30 min
While this might be the Merriest time of year, it sure doesn’t make everyone Jolly! We’ll chat about an eccentric couple who made millions in the industry and the unusually way they choose to spend it…let’s just say it wasn’t on clothes! .…
Tears in Your Beers
Dec 10, 2018 • 31 min
Just because its a funeral doesn’t mean you need to leave your “to-go cup” at home. Join us to find out what happens when booze, family and grieving are combined. We’ll give you a hint… it’s not great! .…
Who would’ve thunk?
Dec 3, 2018 • 25 min
This week we get to hear about a few stories that really standout in Mr. Danny’s mind and you’d never think of these common issues… like how do you bury someone who is super tall or someone who is too wide for the grave? Join us as we learn some industry…
And the Creepiest Husband Ever Award Goes To….
Nov 22, 2018 • 26 min
Thanksgiving at the funeral home just can’t be normal especially when this husband shows up with a creepy request. Join us as we chat about various burial traditions and our favorite turkey treats and a special shout out to our buddies over at Clear Your…
Sneaky Snake Wranglin!
Nov 12, 2018 • 34 min
Get a glimpse of what it’s like running cemeteries everyday! Until we get a million more followers, Mr. Danny will stick to his day job which turns out is much more exciting than most! Join us as we chat about some everyday experiences like sneaky snake…
When Girlfriends And Wives Collide
Nov 2, 2018 • 28 min
Join us for a hysterical real life “Two Black Cadillacs” show down at the funeral parlor, banjo goodbyes and a creey encounter with the Insane Clown Posse fan base! Who knew music had such a huge impact on deathcare. .…
Ghosts are pretty cheap labor
Oct 25, 2018 • 21 min
Happy Halloween!!! Checkout this extra spooky episode where we explore a Satanic ritual run in along with a wondering cemetery ghost! . https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/ghosts-are-pretty-cheap-labor . Want to support Caskets and Cocktails?…
Cemetery Cage Match
Oct 18, 2018 • 23 min
This episode is all about the family drama! Listen in as Mr. Danny tells a hysterical tale about an epic cemetery brawl and we discuss a listeners email regard her family’s death bed! . https://www.casketsandcocktails.com/episodes/cemetery-cage-match .…
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope….that’s a hot air balloon crashing!
Oct 10, 2018 • 29 min
Mr. Danny hilariously relives a high flying encounter in the cemetery and answers listeners questions. Hot air balloons, tracker trucks and jerks with handle bar mustaches… believe me you are going to want to hit subscribe because this is the party…
Putting the “Fun” in funeral
Oct 2, 2018 • 23 min
Which is more awkward… a funeral with a lost casket or a wedding with no bride… check out Mr. Danny and Katie’s dive into missing caskets and mummies! Be sure to hit subscribe, because this is the party people are dying to join! .…
Biker Gangs love Seersucker & Bow Ties, right?
Sep 23, 2018 • 28 min
Mr. Danny tells us about the weirdest thing he’s ever buried with a body and how it ended with a new biker gang buddy! Check out this episode that features guns, knives, bikers, drugs and the Tennessee Bureau of Invistigation… who knew death care could be…
Mama Ain’t In A Drawer
Sep 10, 2018 • 4 min
Do you have a question about death care? You might not have to dig too deep to determine the answer is most likely, YES! Morbid curiosity exists in everyone and Caskets & Cocktails is dedicated to accurately educating people on the business of death…