Ask a Mortician: How Prevalent Is Necrophilia in the Funeral Industry?


So… Necrophilia. Wow. Our favorite mortician Caitlin Doughty calls it “Grade A transgressive stuff.”

But as she points out, people are more interested in it than it actually happens. Could it be that we’re so afraid of death — and distant from dead bodies — that we want to transform our fear into desire?

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