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 Ask A Mortician

Ask A Mortician

Mortician in Los Angeles. You got death questions, we got death answers. Mortality + Culture.

THE DEATH MASK EPISODE: History & Storytime

You’ve been requesting this forever, deathlings! A combination of the history of death masks, a plea for their revival, and a story about how I almost died while making one (uuum, not really). Pia Interlandi’s Work: Patreon Link to Support this Channel: Co-Op Funeral Home in Seattle: WHERE ELSE YOU CAN FIND ME Website: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram: CREDITS Mortician: Caitlin Doughty Editor & Graphics: Landis Blair (@landisblair) MORE INFORMATION Death Mask photo set provided by Erin Meyer. The photographer’s name, and his website is: Nina Nichols leading the casting, Jade Brandt assisting with the casting and shrouding. Hugo Sanchez Laurel is the mortician. death-masks- had-lives- their-own myth/afterlife/death-mask1.htm The Natural Death Handbook has a great essay on death masks: