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 Ask A Mortician

Ask A Mortician

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

Are "Protective" Caskets a SCAM?

Of all the ways to keep decay away, is an expensive “protective casket” really going to do the trick? Thank you Patron deathlings, who make this all possible. The Co-op Funeral Home of People’s Memorial Find our podcast on iTunes: Find our podcast on Spotify: My two books! (perfect holiday gifts): WHERE ELSE YOU CAN FIND ME Website: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram: CREDITS Mortician: Caitlin Doughty Writing & Research: Louise Hung (@LouiseHung1) Editor & Graphics: Landis Blair (@landisblair) LEARN MORE “Ask a Mortician: Exploding Caskets” “How to Shop for a Casket” “Do Casket Seals Really Work?” “What you should know about exploding caskets” “Cons of Burials in Airtight Caskets”