Is this your podcast?
Sign up to track ranks and reviews from iTunes, Stitcher and more
Mobituaries with Mo Rocca
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.
Listen now
Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 15,191 ratings
Loving this pod!
Fascinating stuff! Keep it coming! 🤗
divabrentindiana via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/21/20
Forgotten Forerunners
Thanks, Mo. I am richer for knowing about these people’s contributions. Sammy Davis Jr I loved watching Sammy perform. Thankfully my dad was still living when Sammy kissed Archie Bunker. We laughed so hard then shook our heads at the ridiculous nature of the”joke”. I have been walking to your...Read full review »
Tigerbooth via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/20/20
Funny, engaging and educational. Mo has put together a great podcast that looks at the past.
disneybill23 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/20/20
Recent Episodes
In a Mobits first, Mo takes the show on the road! Mo shares his love of obituaries; investigates why we confuse certain dead celebrities; and interviews former New York Times obituary writer Margalit Fox about what it's like to write about the dead for a living. This episode was recorded in...
Published 01/17/20
Fred Armisen joins Mo to pay tribute to legendary bandleader and TV host, Lawrence Welk. Welk was another victim of television's Rural Purge of the early 1970s, when his long running musical variety show was canceled by ABC after his audience was deemed too old. But Welk did not go quietly. He...
Published 01/03/20
In December of 1993, Laura Branigan called into Ernie Manouse's Chicago-based radio show and sang O Holy Night a capella. Technically the recording isn't perfect, but Laura's pitch is. And her spirit shines through. We thank Ernie, now an award-winning host with Houston Public Media, for allowing...
Published 12/21/19
Do you host a podcast?
Track your ranks and reviews from iTunes, Stitcher and more.
See hourly chart positions and more than 30 days of history.
Get Chartable Analytics »