My Fantasy Funeral

My Fantasy Funeral
Imagine you are dead but you get to design your own funeral.

Mary Mancini
Oct 28 • 45 min
Mary Mancini, Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party and long-time activist, details her fantasy funeral featuring an appearance by Beyoncé and the man who gave us Common Sense.
Caitlin Rose
Oct 14 • 40 min
Songwriter and vocalist Caitlin Rose takes us through an elegant evening of laughter, tears, martinis, and dancing for her fantasy funeral.
Jasmin Kaset
Sep 30 • 44 min
Jasmin Kaset, songwriter and vocalist shares her fantasy funeral full of humor, John Hartford, and future hauntings.
Nathanael Mehrens
Sep 16 • 32 min
Nathanael Mehrens, creator of Matchless coffee soda and co-founder of the Stay Golden cafes, shares his nature-themed fantasy funeral.
Kyshona Armstrong
Sep 2 • 38 min
Kyshona Armstrong, songwriter and vocalist, reveals the plan for her fantasy funeral — complete with an appearance by Oprah Winfrey.
Sarah Souther
Aug 19 • 33 min
Sarah Souther, creator of Nashville’s Bang Candy Company, describes the vision of her fantasy funeral as a jolly event full of laughter and beauty.
Elizabeth Williams
Aug 5 • 33 min
Elizabeth Williams, designer and one half of art studio New Hat, details the vision for her fiery fantasy funeral, including the mushroom suit in which she would like to be buried.
Spencer Cullum, Jr.
Jul 22 • 31 min
Spencer Cullum Jr., pedal steel guitar player and one half of Steelism, gives Ryan a lesson in Cockney rhyming slang, lays out his vision for a game show-styled eulogy, and reveals the song that he can never seem to escape.
Larissa Maestro
Jul 8 • 44 min
Larissa Maestro, a Nashville cellist and vocalist, discusses the importance of performing classical works that are rarely heard, the Philippine tradition of Spirit Food which she got from her mother, and the science fiction character who she would choose…
Trevor Mikula
Jun 24 • 30 min
Trevor Mikula, a self-taught Nashville painter, discusses growing up gay in a severely strict Christian home, the musical that opened his eyes to issues of the world when he was 18, and how he hopes to be remembered for decorating the lives of his friends.
Tiffany Minton
Jun 10 • 35 min
Tiffany Minton, drummer and co-founder of the She’s A Rebel girl group tribute show, discusses her early activism efforts, shares a song from a friend who has passed, and lets us in on the funeral surprise she has planned to unite her conservative family…
Jeff Zentner
May 27 • 36 min
Jeff Zentner, award-winning YA author, details the five songs that he would choose for his fantasy funeral — songs that have shaped both his childhood and his writing.
Julia Martin
May 13 • 32 min
Julia Martin, Nashville visual artist and art gallery owner, describes her fantasy funeral as a nighttime celebration going until the sun comes up and how she would like to be remembered by both her friends and her foes.
Jonathan Marx
Apr 29 • 37 min
Jonathan Marx, noted instrumentalist, talks on the idea of impermanence and how the journey of grief might be better understood after listening to 32 minutes of transcendental jazz.
Sarah Bandy
Apr 15 • 32 min
Sarah Bandy, Executive Director at YEAH!, chooses her desire to keep the art of the bedtime story alive through the Nashville airwaves, and the motley crew of pallbearers she has tasked to carry her highly original casket to its final aquatic destination.
Matthew Pusti
Apr 1 • 38 min
Musician Matthew Pusti, aka Makeup & Vanity Set, chats about his early exposure to Vivaldi informing his music career, drawing from near death experiences as inspiration, and the Russian filmmaker who would deliver his eulogy. And, of course, his choice…
My Fantasy Funeral with Becky Delius
Mar 18 • 39 min
On the inaugural episode of My Fantasy Funeral, host Ryan Breegle sits down with Becky Delius, champion of both humanitarian causes and over-the-top, ornate, fashion. They discuss the five songs that would be played at her funeral, the Southern orator who…
Coming Soon: My Fantasy Funeral
Mar 11 • 1 min
Imagine you are dead but you get to design your own funeral. What songs will be played? Who will deliver your eulogy? And where will your remains rest, forever more? This is the scenario presented to our guests on My Fantasy Funeral.