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Mobituaries with Mo Rocca

A Society and Culture podcast featuring Mo Rocca
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Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries. In season 1 of Mobituaries he introduces listeners to the people who have long intrigued him—from the 20th century’s greatest entertainer … to the Civil Rights pioneer who is completely forgotten … to sitcom characters gone all too soon. Even if you know the names, you’ve never understood why they matter…until now. And if you enjoy these episodes, look for more stories of great lives worth reliving when Mobituaries returns for season 2 in fall 2019.


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Death of a Tree: Roots of a Rivalry
The legendary rivalry between college football powerhouses Auburn and University of Alabama turned ugly with the 2011 poisoning of two beloved oak trees on Auburn's campus. Mo explores the history behind the rivalry and the line between fandom and …
Chang and Eng: A Messy American Dream
Many of us have seen pictures of the original "Siamese Twins" Chang and Eng. But their story is so much more than a medical case study. Mo travels to Mount Airy, North Carolina - the inspiration for Andy Griffith's Mayberry and the real life home o…
Neanderthals: Death of a Human Species
Mo welcomes his friend Michael Ian Black – comedian, author, podcaster, and, as it turns out, Neanderthal (we’ll explain). Mo talks to Michael and the world’s leading researchers about why our extinct human cousins Neanderthals have gotten such a b…


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Brad reviewed this podcast on Mar 4th, 2019
"A unique and captivating look at the lives of lesser know people, or species (Neanderthals!). As with everything he does, Mo brings his signature humor, creativity, insight, energy to this series. I look very forward to each new episode. "

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Jan 9th, 2019
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Mar 8th, 2019
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