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Tom Jokinen

Special Guest

Biography:

Tom Jokinen is a radio producer and video-journalist who has worked on Morningside, Counterspin with Avi Lewis and Definitely Not the Opera as well as many other CBC shows. In 2006 he took a job as an apprentice undertaker at a Winnipeg funeral home. He has also worked as a railroad operator, an editorial cartoonist and spent two years in medical school at the University of Toronto. He dropped out, but not before dissecting two human cadavers.

Books:

Past Shows:

Adventures of an Undertaker

Ian Punnett was joined by journalist Tom Jokinen (book link), who revealed what he learned about the funeral industry and our changing death rituals working as an undertaker-in-training.

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Host: Ian Punnett
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