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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
7.30.18
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.
River Donaghey
7.10.18
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
thump exclusive stream

Chrome Sparks' New Single Finds Bliss on the Other Side of Alienation

"Wake" came about after the producer secluded himself for a month in a cabin upstate.
Alexander Iadarola
3.7.17
Stuff

'Practically Everybody Is Capable of Murder': An Interview with a Forensic Pathologist

If you die a violent death, chances are you'll soon be on a cold table in front of someone like Eva Schemer.
Philipp Bürkler
6.4.15
News

Making Friends at Thatcher's London Death Party

A bunch of people in London decided to have a street party to celebrate the death of the Iron Lady. We swung by to see why people were so stoked that an old lady had died.
Simon Childs
4.9.13
Music

The Proximal Records Crew Takes On The Moog Google Doodle

<p>Three tracks of pure Moog-y goodness created using one of the coolest Google Doodles so far.</p>
Abdullah Saeed
5.24.12
Music

LAYERS: Melting Down Wake's "ButtaBump"

<p>We break the song down into four dense chunks and Wake explains how it all fits.</p>
Abdullah Saeed
4.9.12