funerals

death

People in Their Twenties Are Already Planning Their Funerals

According to a recent survey, millennials are more prepared than any other age group for our inevitable return to the earth.
Niloufar Haidari
6.13.19
PUB NOTES

What's Gone On This Week: Nature's Revenge

Humans are railing so much gear it's affecting shrimp in rural Suffolk, but Pete Doherty has been hospitalised by a hedgehog so it all evens out.
NEO
5.3.19
death

Inside the Funeral Homes Posing the Dead Like They're Still Alive

We talked to the head of one of New Orleans's oldest funeral homes about why some families are drawn to "extreme embalmings".
Drew Schwartz
7.31.18
death

Drive-Thru Funerals Are Now a Thing in Japan

Feeling bereaved and on a tight schedule?
Mahmood Fazal
7.5.18
Feelings

The Expired Oreo Cake that Loved Me

I couldn't bear to throw out the "7-inch Double Layer Cookies N' Crème Cake" that had become my rock.
Meara Sharma
6.20.18
politics

Only Pathetic Losers Would Want Donald Trump at Their Funeral

John McCain's dying wish is to have a Trump-free funeral. I can't blame him.
Eve Peyser
5.8.18
LGBTQ

The Growing Movement to Memorialize Queerness After Death

LGBTQ representation is increasing in both cemeteries and obituaries.
Simon Davis
7.6.17
Photography

Exploring a Long-Abandoned Crematorium

Photographer Mihai Petre grew up near the oldest crematorium in Romania, which closed down in 2002. Not much has changed since.
Alex Țibu
6.13.17
funerals

The Future Is Having Your Funeral Livestreamed

More and more funeral homes and crematoriums are beginning to offer livestreaming services for friends and family who can't make it on the day.
Hannah Ewens
5.8.17
Important Questions Raised By...

We Asked People About the Songs They Find Too Hard To Listen To

Break ups? Break downs? Funerals? We all have musical ghosts and they're destined to haunt us forever.
Daisy Jones
1.24.17
Post Mortem

Burglars Want to Rob You When Your Mom Dies

If you're at her funeral, then a burglar can be pretty sure you won't be home.
Simon Davis
10.1.16
Stuff

The Hearse Collectors Who Pimp Out and Show Off Their Morbid Rides

Some people just really like hearses, it turns out.
Claire Voon
8.20.16
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