SHOW NOTES: S01E03, "THE FOOT"
Bruce Eric Kaplan, the director of this episode, is also a New Yorker cartoonist. Here's a bit of his work:
The June 10, 2019 issue of the magazine included an interview with him, which you can read here.
Didn't get enough of Claire singing during her brief "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" interlude? We certainly didn't. Here's Lauren Ambrose singing "God Bless the Child" on The Isaac Mizrahi Show in 2003 (wearing a very intense pink tunic), and here she is performing "I Could Have Danced All Night" for the cast album of My Fair Lady, which she starred in at Lincoln Center in 2018. (We thought she was great.) Or if LCD Soundsystem is more your speed, here's a clip of her singing "New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down."
We heard that the Poseidon Society was based on a real company, so we did a little digging (okay, pun intended). Indeed, it's a direct reference to the Neptune Society, a chain of cremation providers. You can check out their website here. It's more than a bit creepy.
Interested in those biodegradable tree urns Jenna discusses? You can read more about them here! Apparently you can also use your ashes to grow all sorts of other plants. Here's what a living urn looks like:
If you want more thoughts on this episode from people who aren't us, here's the AV Club article Jenna mentions a few times.
And finally, Jenna mentions her dog, Tucker, who died in October. He was, simply, the best dog that ever was. RIP, you glorious pup.