19-41 Segment 1: Discovering Death: A Mortician’s Guide To Life


What happens if you pass away on an airplane or in outer space? Why do bugs only eat certain parts of your corpse? These are some of the questions Caitlin Doughty answers everyday, and in her new book “Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?” Viewpoints spoke with Doughty about why discussing death is still such a taboo topic in the U.S. and how our burial and funeral practices vary widely from other cultures.

Guests:

  • Caitlin Doughty, mortician, death awareness advocate and author, Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?

Links for more information:

Amazon: Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death 

Social:

Twitter: @TheGoodDeath


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