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Chris Garcia’s dad had one dying wish: That his family scatter his ashes off the coast of Cuba. Chris’s mom? She doesn’t give a crap about dying wishes. She’s vowed to never go back to Cuba again. As Chris tries to do right by his dad, he sets out to uncover the truth about a man he barely knew. Scattered is produced by WNYC Studios, home of other great podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, On the Media and Nancy.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 2,664 ratings
Binge worthy
Raised in Asia, migrated to the US to work , now parents to grown children and caring for a parent with Alzheimer’s. I can relate to your story in each episode. You made me laugh, cry and feel nostalgic for the old country. Kudos to your parents who risked everything to give the family a better...Read full review »
txca8488 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/24/22
Just listen. You won’t regret it. Special goodness in the final bonus episode with Karen Kilgariff.
MissSR13 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/21/21
Impeccable storytelling
Truly it’s great. It’s great.
LM819 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/17/21
Recent Episodes
Fellow comedian Karen Kilgariff (My Favorite Murder) and Chris Garcia are members of the same sad club: they both lost their parents to Alzheimer’s. Karen tells Chris about caring for her mom, her too-real stand-up set, and how Alzheimer's is like the movie Jaws.
Published 11/22/19
Published 11/22/19
Ana puts on her hot pink visor, Chris gets heatstroke, and the Garcias say goodbye. Follow @ScatteredPodcast for updates on the show, old photos of the fam back in Cuba, and more. Our theme song is "Please Won't Please" from This is How You Smile by Helado Negro. Additional song: "Cuando Salí...
Published 11/20/19
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