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 Ask A Mortician

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

ICONIC CORPSE: 93 Years of Vladimir Lenin

Learn about Vladimir Lenin’s spa retreats and extreme preservation. He is the ultimate Iconic Corpse. Pre-Order my book (hardcover, ebook, or audiobook): https://www.amazon.com/Here-Eternity-Traveling-World-Death/dp/0393249891 Pre-Order in the UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Here-Eternity-Travelling-World-Death/dp/1474606512 Thank you Patron deathlings! http://www.patreon.com/thegooddeath Co-Op Funeral Home in Seattle: http://funerals.coop/ 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) Special thanks to Professor of Anthropology at UC Berkeley Alexei Yurchak, whose research and work on this subject made the creation of this episode possible. Facts presented in this episode were drawn from Professor Yurchak’s writing and analysis. “Bodies of Lenin: The Hidden Science of Communist Sovereignty” Yurchak, Alexei Representations, Volume 129 (1) – Jan 1, 2015 https://www.academia.edu/10400116/Bodies_of_Lenin_The_Hidden_Science_of_Communist_Sovereignty READ MORE (selected) https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2016/04/lenins-body/478050/ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/may/09/lenin-lab-team-keeping-first-soviet-leader-embalmed- moscow http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/group-scientists-keeps-lenins-90-year-old-corpse-fresh- 180955151/ https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/lenin-s-body-improves-with-age1/