Mei Lou, 63, passed away peacefully in the night… after burning to death in a fire that destroyed her entire home.

**Content Warning: Reference to burning to death, Discussions of Grief

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Created by Evan Gulock & Niko Gerentes

Sensitivity Reader: Kienna Shaw

Associate Producers – Luis Resto, Samariel Koster, Robert Gulock, Jordan Percle, Angel Acevedo


The Obituary Writer – Evan Gulock

Fen Lou – Erika Ishii

Mia Jasper – Iridian Fierro

The Wild Man / The Butcher / Chester the Goat / Shady Sea Captain / OW's First Lover – Niko Gerentes

Eugene Portage – Noah Baldwin

Grandma Lou – Su Ling Chan

Additional Voices Provided by The DePaul BFA 4 Class of 2023

Music – Niko Gerentes, Steven O’Brien, Migfus20, ErikMMusic, Tyops

“The Obituary Writer’s Ditty”

Arranged by Niko Gerentes

Sung by Noah Baldwin & Niko Gerentes

With Lyrics by Evan Gulock & Niko Gerentes

“The Wailing Wharf Widow”

Arranged & Sung by Noah Baldwin

With Lyrics by Evan Gulock & Niko Gerentes

Portions of this episode were recorded at The Foxhole Chicago by studio engineer Dave Langley.

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