Caitlin Doughty

Mortician

Guest

Los Angeles-based mortician and death theorist known for her "Ask A Mortician" YouTube channel; founder of a collective called The Order of the Good Death which explores "ways to prepare a death-phobic culture for their inevitable mortality"

Caitlin Doughty on KCRW

Some   Native Americans have long believed that death is part of the natural cycle of life and many cultures believe the dead spirit continues to  “walk on” implying the continuation…

“We pathologize the dead.” Mortician Caitlin Doughty on funeral rituals and why death is often hidden away

Some Native Americans have long believed that death is part of the natural cycle of life and many cultures believe the dead spirit continues to  “walk on” implying the continuation…

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We are reporting on the business of death. Yesterday,  in the first part of our series , we examined the multi-billion-dollar funeral industry.

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