Last Day

This is a show about the moments that change us fundamentally and forever. Each week, host Stephanie Wittels Wachs (Lemonada’s co-founder and award-winning queen of darkness and light) sits down with a new guest to explore happy/sad stories of survival, resilience, and transformation. After three seasons of exploring the “last day” of people’s lives in an effort to understand mass epidemics, Steph was ready for a change herself. Some “last days” are hopeful. Some are tragic. But at the heart of every “last day” is also a new beginning. Laugh/cry with us.

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May 15, 2024 | Nikki: Setting Myself Free

May 1, 2024 | Kat: After the Report

April 22, 2024 | Listen Now: Stephanie on Everything Happens with Kate Bowler

April 3, 2024 | Alyssa: Stop Arguing With Reality

March 20, 2024 | Christine: In Our Crisis, We Have Opportunity

March 6, 2024 | Craig: The First Confirmed Case

February 21, 2024 | Brooke: This Is Not Reality

February 7, 2024 | Stefanie: Wine Moms

January 24, 2024 | Tamara: “My Daughter Is A Drug Addict?”

January 10, 2024 | Jose: Behind The Wall

December 27, 2023 | Steph’s Pick: “Kate: Sad Week™” (Season 4, Episode 1)

December 13, 2023 | Lina: No One’s Little Girl

November 29, 2023 | Amy: A Curious Life

November 15, 2023 | Jen V: Everything I Swore I’d Never Be

November 1, 2023 | Carrie: How Could You?

October 19, 2023 | Carmen: Everything Was A Lie

October 4, 2023 | Jen: Maybe I Won’t Die?

September 20, 2023 | Leticia: Your Worst Day Isn’t Your Only Day

September 6, 2023 | Courtney: Beginning Again (And Again)

August 23, 2023 | Geena: Hiding in Plain Sight

August 9, 2023 | Chandra: A World Not Built for Me

August 2, 2023 | Carolina & Arely: The Things We Don’t Say

July 26, 2023 | Alexis: I Don’t Have Time to Fall Apart

July 19, 2023 | Tig: Hi, I Have Cancer

July 12, 2023 | Elyse: I’ll Never Get Used to This

May 31, 2023 | Colin: Bring Your Grief With You Into Life

May 24, 2023 | Melissa: The Girl Who Would Never Say No

May 17, 2023 | Maya: Podcast Soulmates

May 10, 2023 | Winn: It Became My Entire World

April 26, 2023 | Melissa: Running Out Of Time

April 19, 2023 | Steve: Always On Guard

April 12, 2023 | Laura: Gradually, Then Suddenly

April 5, 2023 | Jackie: She Was Fiona

March 29, 2023 | Kate: Sad Week™

June 22, 2022 | Special Edition: Two Newbies Go Hunting

June 8, 2022 | Survivors

June 1, 2022 | What Can We Do to Stop the Shootings?

May 25, 2022 | Danger. Fear. Threat.

May 18, 2022 | Yelling At Each Other Isn’t Working

May 11, 2022 | The Kid Who Fell Through The Cracks

May 4, 2022 | Outside the Yellow Tape

April 27, 2022 | Bullets Have No Name

April 20, 2022 | Bystander

April 13, 2022 | A Love Story

April 6, 2022 | Everyone Out Here is Armed

August 30, 2021 | 12: Stephanie Wittels Wachs Revisits What I Know Now

August 30, 2021 | 11: Jackie Danziger Revisits Wake Me Up

August 30, 2021 | 10: Garth Mullins Revisits Surviving Is Revolutionary

August 30, 2021 | 9: Gloria Riviera of No One Is Coming To Save Us Revisits Kids At Ground Zero

August 30, 2021 | 8: Andy Slavitt of In the Bubble Revisits America Is Insane

August 30, 2021 |

August 30, 2021 | 6: Dr. Nzinga Harrison of In Recovery Revisits The Magic Formula

August 30, 2021 | 5: Kegan Zema Revisits Shame City

August 30, 2021 | 4: Jay Pereira, The ER Doc, Revisits Was It Painful?

August 30, 2021 | 3: David Smith of The Cost of Care Revisits And Now, We Rewind the Tape

August 30, 2021 | 2. Jessica Cordova Kramer Revisits Stefano’s Last Day

August 30, 2021 | 1. Introducing Last Day Revisited: The Opioid Crisis with Stephanie Wittels Wachs & Last Day Producer Extraordinaire Jackie Danziger (and a Bonus Reveal of S3!)

February 17, 2021 | BONUS: Responding To Listener Feedback

February 3, 2021 | Are You Feeling Suicidal?

January 27, 2021 | How Do I Get to Tomorrow?

January 20, 2021 | Why Do People Cut Themselves?

January 13, 2021 | Suicide Prevention Has Nothing to Do with Suicide Prevention

December 16, 2020 | Overcoming Childhood Trauma

December 9, 2020 | A Mental Health Emergency

December 2, 2020 | I Feel Nothing

November 25, 2020 | Rewind: Meet Stephanie, Meet Harris (With Sarah Silverman and Aziz Ansari)

November 18, 2020 | Psychological Autopsy

November 11, 2020 | We Don’t Want to See Our Parents Unhappy

November 4, 2020 | The Great Darkness

October 28, 2020 | Is Suicide Contagious

October 22, 2020 | Beyond the Bridge

September 8, 2020 | Kind Of, Sort Of, Very, Extremely Intense

May 11, 2020 | Opioids in a Pandemic, with Dr. Nzinga Harrison

May 8, 2020 | Bonus Episode: Stephanie talks to Ruben Castaneda

April 22, 2020 | BONUS CONTENT! Hear the unedited version of our conversation with The Lumineers’ Jeremiah Fraites

April 15, 2020 | Epilogue: Josh’s Last Day

April 3, 2020 | Bonus Episode 1: Stephanie talks to Dr. Shonali Saha

March 30, 2020 | Grieving the end of Last Day: Season 1. From my closet.

March 25, 2020 | Finale

March 18, 2020 | On the Front Lines

March 11, 2020 | Recovery for Life

March 4, 2020 | 28 Days isn’t Enough

February 26, 2020 | The Blame Game

February 19, 2020 | Love is the Why

February 12, 2020 | Mommy, Again

February 5, 2020 | Tell Me About Your Childhood

January 29, 2020 | Trauma (with Dr. Gabor Maté)

January 22, 2020 | Doing Dopey

January 15, 2020 | A Parenting Nightmare

January 8, 2020 | Last Day of Use

December 19, 2019 | How to Survive the Holidays

December 11, 2019 | 12: What I Know Now

December 5, 2019 | 11: Wake Me Up

November 20, 2019 | 10: Surviving is Revolutionary

November 13, 2019 | 9: Kids at Ground Zero

November 6, 2019 | 8: America is Insane

October 30, 2019 | 7: 20,000 Fewer Funerals

October 23, 2019 | 6: The Magic Formula

October 16, 2019 | 5: Shame City

October 9, 2019 | 4: Was it Painful?

October 4, 2019 | Last Day Exclusive Interview with Dr. Drew Pinsky

October 2, 2019 | 3: And Now, We Rewind the Tape

September 25, 2019 | 2: Stefano’s Last Day

September 25, 2019 | Meet Stephanie, Meet Harris (With Sarah Silverman and Aziz Ansari)

September 9, 2019 | Last Day — Trailer

June 25, 2019 | Last Day — Teaser

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