Comparative Death – Death: the podcast – It’s New Orleans
Ferrari-shaped coffins? Narco tombs? Yes, they do exist.
Justin Nobel travels the world investigating diverse death practices in places you’ve heard about, and many you haven’t.
Justin chronicles his cross-cultural death discoveries in his unique blog, Digital Dying.
On this edition of Death: the podcast, Arian talks with Justin about how various death rituals have evolved over the years.
What compels a young guy like Justin to travel the globe observing how we humans die? “Death is this great art project for culture to do something really interesting.”
Photos by Karen LeBlanc.