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Ask A Mortician

Mortician in Los Angeles. You got death questions, we got death answers. Mortality + Culture. www.orderofthegooddeath.com www.facebook.com/OrderoftheGoodDeath twitter.com/TheGoodDeath

ADIPOCERE aka CORPSE WAX (Ask a Mortician)

Here’s a link to order some adipocere cream: Just kidding there is no link WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU. Here are real links to get my first book for $2.99 (until 87): http://caitlindoughty.com/books/smoke-gets-in-your-eyes And the paperback of my second book: http://caitlindoughty.com/books/from-here-to-eternity Thank you Patron deathlings, who make this all possible! http://www.patreon.com/thegooddeath MY BOOKS on the funeral industry and death around the world (hardcover, ebook, or audiobook): https://amzn.to/2kZpIFS Order in the UK: http://amzn.to/2x2Z2aL Co-Op Funeral Home in Seattle: http://funerals.coop/ Undertaking LA: http://www.undertakingla.com WHERE ELSE YOU CAN FIND ME Website: http://www.orderofthegooddeath.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/thegooddeath Facebook: http://ow.ly/Zz8PW Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/thegooddeath CREDITS Mortician: Caitlin Doughty Writing & Research: Louise Hung (@LouiseHung1) Editor & Graphics: Landis Blair (@landisblair) LEARN MORE “The Chemistry of Death – Adipocere degradation in modern graveyards” S. Fielder, A.E. Berns, L. Schwarz, A.T. Whelk, M. Graw. Forensic Science International, Volume 257, Dec. 1, 2015 “Decay Process of a Cadaver” João Pinheiro http://eknygos.lsmuni.lt/springer/657/85-116.pdf “Goo of Death Helps Solve Mystery of Headless Corpse” https://www.livescience.com/14472-waxy-corpse-adipocere-decomposition-investigation.html “Soap on a Bone: How Corpse Wax Forms” https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/morbid-monday-soap-on-a-bone “The effect of the method of burial on adipocere formation” Forbes, Shari L.; Stuart, Barbara H.; Dent, Boyd B. Forensic Science International, Volume 154, Nov. 10, 2005 “Germany’s Tired Graveyards: A Rotten Way to Go?” http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/germany-s-tired-graveyards-a-rotten-way-to-go-a-527134.html “Adipocere or Saponification” http://healthdrip.com/adipocere-or-saponification/ “The Curious Case of Mrs. Ellenbogen” https://www.penn.museum/sites/expedition/the-curious-case-of-mrs-ellenbogen/ N. Dhody, Anna. Expedition Magazine. Penn Museum, 2016 Web. 23 Jul 2018 “Soap on a Bone” https://strangeremains.com/2014/02/17/soap-on-a-bone/