The Cult of Santa Muerte: The Mexican Lady Saint of Death
Santa Muerte is the patron saint of death, and she's been condemned and suppressed by the Mexican government and Catholic Church. In the latest <em>Entitlement</em> podcast, we talked to death expert Megan Rosenbloom about this illicit religious...
We Really Need to Talk About Grief
Wouldn't it be useful to have a manual on how to deal with those in mourning? After her mother died, Annie Broadbent went and wrote one.
Having a Tibetan Sky Burial Means Birds Will Slowly Eat Your Corpse
Tibetan Buddhists have been performing sky burials for centuries, and it's one of the most economical – but also totally gory – funeral practices in the world.
Looking at the Ancient Catholic Practice of Turning Human Bones into Art and Furniture
Everyone dies, but not everyone gets to be turned into a light fixture.