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A Podcast about Death & all its forms

In this Episode, Kelsey discusses 2 different types of modern alternative tree burials. the Bios Urn, and the Capsula Mundi. She also poses a thought experiment to the audience.

BiosUrn website: https://urnabios.com/
Capsula Mundi website: http://www.capsulamundi.it/en/

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https://audioboom.com/boos/5038255-conversation-with-a-crime-writer

Kelsey welcomes Rebecca Lavoie of “Crime Writers On…” to have an open and honest discussion about death and – more specifically – Kevin Flynn’s mortal remains. Plus, a new segment with Sean!

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Crime Writer’s On… Website

Rebecca Lavoie’s Twitter

Crime Writer’s On… Twitter

In this episode, Kelsey explains the embalming process, her opinions on embalming corpses, a history on how embalming helped create the American Funeral Industry, and answers the question: What the heck is an A/V plug anyway?

This week, Deathcast decided to take a quick weeklong break, but never fear! Kelsey and her husband Sean decide to discuss the popular Netflix Show “Stranger Things” whilst imbibing alcohol. What could go wrong? Well, SPOILERS. For one….

This week’s music is brought to you by NICKELPUNK –https://nickelpunk.bandcamp.com/

On this quick and dirty episode of ShortCast, Kelsey cross-interviews her 7 year old son, Bee. It quickly devolves from there. Hey, at least the editing is getting better

In this episode of Deathcast, Kelsey explains the semi-simple process on how  a body naturally decomposes, and how this correlates to the children’s book “Chicken Soup with Rice”, She also briefly mentions explosions…again.

 

LINKS:

LA Times article about the dead body in San Diego

The CNN Money article about the dead body in Wyoming

CBS Boston article about the dead body in New Hampshire

Another LA Times article about 2 Marines catching an attempted murderer suspect! 

 

 

 

LINKS:

Books can be found in the Book link above.

Funeral Consumer Alliance – How To Save On Caskets (There is also a bevy of amazing consumer rights information, it’s worth your time to peruse around.)

Costco Caskets

Kent Caskets & Ark Wood Caskets for all your flat pack, DIY needs!

Link to a Guardian Article about Ghanaian Coffins (Fantasy Coffins, or Abebuu Adekai) – You can also do a Google Image Search using any of the aforementioned phrases above.

Link to the Vic Fearn & Co Ltd website  (yeah I know, great website, bad website name! 😦 )

Vice article about exploding caskets

Washington Post article about exploding caskets Written by Josh Slocum of the Funeral Consumers Alliance.

WARNING: DO NOT LOOK UP “Exploding Caskets” via Google Image Search unless you don’t mind a little gore!!!

Ecopod Coffins Homepage & a NYT article regarding Biodegradable Coffins  – Not to be confused with Ecopod or Ecocapsule homes!

There was a LOAD of information on Jae Rhim Lee and her now famous Mushroom Suits!
A good place to start is her own website, the Infinity Burial Project
Her now famous TED Talk (Video)
And here’s a supplemental link to an NPR TED Radio Hour show called “Rethinking Death” which she is featured in.
And a Daily Mail article about her TED Talk can be found as well!

 

LINKS:

The New York Times 1896 article.

Wired Article on “Whale Bathing”.

Smithsonian Article (30 hours!)

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