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WNYC Studios
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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4.7 stars from 2,690 ratings
Thank you for telling your story. I am always looking to read or listen to stories about Cuba or Spain I miss hearing the stories my abuelita and my Tia and tío always told me. I was also touched by how well you handled your father during Alzheimer’s. I work in a memory care community. I teach...Read full review »
mstnini via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/12/22
Truly Beautiful
What an enjoyable listen! Chris is able to tell his dads story and talk about some very tough topics all with a hint of comedy and light-heartedness. I’d recommend this to anyone but be prepared to cry (happy and sad tears).
On the road again <3 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/08/22
Cried a few times. Laughed a few times. Great podcast.
ampp04 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/07/22
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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