How I Got Out of Bed the Day After My Mother's Funeral
"The morning after the hardest day of my life, the day I buried my mother, I learned a sobering truth: People go on with their lives."
Morticians Explain How People Choose Their Last Outfits
From a simple shroud to Aretha Franklin's multiple costume changes, here's how to pick the clothes you'd literally be caught dead in.
Ilise S. Carter
To Hell And Back
What Does a Metalhead Wear to a Funeral?
Sometimes an all-black wardrobe is more of a curse than a blessing (plus new tunes from Blackrat, High Cost, Dropdead, and more).
Watch the Live Stream from Aretha Franklin's Funeral
Bill Clinton, Stevie Wonder, and Ariana Grande will all pay tribute to the "Queen of Soul," who died earlier this month.
Alex Robert Ross
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Family Poses Slain Teen's Body with PlayStation and Doritos at His Funeral
Renard Matthews's family wanted to remember the 18-year-old just as he lived.
I Learned About My Dad’s Secret Family After His Death
“Even after you’re dead, people are eventually going to find out about who you really were.”
Stephen Hawking’s Voice Was Beamed to a Black Hole During His Funeral
Hawking’s message to preserve the planet was radioed into space during his Friday memorial at London’s Westminster Abbey.
Animal Rights Group Hosts Vigil for Chicken Killed in Truck Crash
“June was named after the main character in The Handmaid’s Tale, who also fled captors by hiding amongst trees,” the organization wrote.
Weaves Get Weird On Their Cover of Arcade Fire's "Neighborhood #3 (Power's Out)"
For Polaris Prize's Cover Sessions, the band turns the Arcade Fire cut into a jittery banger.
Charlotte Day Wilson Is Organizing the Chaos of Romance
The Toronto R&B singer talks about her new EP, ‘Stone Woman,’ her growth as a producer, and taking hold of her own career.
Future Funerals: How Death Is Slowly Being Disrupted
How could innovative ideas improve funerals and final resting places? It’s a question not being asked enough.
Inside the World of Pet Funerals
"We've served families who had budgies, parrots, rats, guinea pigs, hamsters, chinchillas. We've had a couple of snakes."