Persuasion Episode 28: Sad Funerals Are So 2014
Custom hearses, parade processionals, destination funerals—these are the latest trends in the funeral industry. Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson discuss our culture’s growing fascination with end-of-life gatherings devoid of traditional services and mourning, raising the question of the need and purpose of grieving our losses.
Theme music by Maiden Name.
Links from the Show:
Rise of the Alternative Funeral – The Guardian
Personalized Hearses the New Way to Go – The Guardian
Rite of the Sitting Dead: Funeral Poses Mimic Life – NY Times
CAPC Podcast #54 – Lana Del Rey, Facebook Kid Shaming, Funeral Poses
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