Death in Popular Culture

What’s the Best Way to Face Death? Now There’s A Zoom Class For That.

“If we woke up each morning, knowing we only had a year to live what would change? How would we…

2 months ago

Hart Island Back in the News

  With its curious and often dark history, New York City’s Hart Island is no stranger to notoriety. Now it…

7 months ago

The Other Coronavirus Death, From Loneliness, Anxiety And A Failure Of the Heart

As officials work to keep pace with the rising number of coronavirus deaths, another type of death may be overlooked--lonely…

7 months ago

Coronavirus Sweeps The World, And Even The Funeral Is Transformed

A deadly coronavirus spreads throughout the world, the death toll continues to climb and experts tell us this is just…

7 months ago

Welcome To The Age Of The Bicycle Hearse

Bicycles are blazing in cities across the United States, with bike-share programs, bike shops, bicycle-friendly cafes and bicycle-friendly clothing lines…

11 months ago

Go Visit the National Parks, But Don’t Die In Them

Full-on summer is here at last. This is the time for swimming in lakes, lying on the beach, backyard barbecues,…

1 year ago

Dying to Climb Mount Everest—Again!

Everest is in the news again. As of late last week, 11 climbers had died this season on the storied…

1 year ago

Royal Babies, Royal Blood, Royal Death

Earlier this month the royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gave birth to their first child, a baby boy.…

1 year ago

A Garbage Truck Funeral Procession, And Other Great Marches of the Dead

A convoy of garbage trucks marched with a coffin to the grave earlier this month in Springfield, Illinois. (more…)

2 years ago

Viral Funeral Videos Take the Stage – From Coffin Rising to Worm Burials

There is another viral funeral video tearing across the internet, and this one is truly special. (more…)

2 years ago

What to Expect on the Funeral Front in 2019, From Digital Dying

While we can't predict the future, we are certain that for the funeral industry, change is on the horizon. As…

2 years ago

The Day Of The Post-Mortal Avatar Has Arrived—Are You Prepared?

In the 1993 film “My Life” doctors tell Bob Jones, played by Michael Keaton, that he is dying of cancer…

2 years ago

Are you Death Positive? Wait…What is Death Positive?

At Digital Dying we talk a lot about death. It’s certainly not something you can avoid and it’s a topic…

2 years ago

Drama in the Tombs: Cemetery Theater Takes Center Stage

America is divided. Cremations are up, burials are down, and one group of people appears to be running from cemeteries…

2 years ago

What to Wear In the Afterlife? – Interview TWO With Rock Star Animal Communicator Charles Peden

“I can communicate with insects and I can communicate with whales,” animal communicator Charles Peden told Digital Dying when we…

2 years ago