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Building Death TED Talk

“With all our focus on life [in modernity] death was forgotten” Building Death TED Talk In her short TED Talk, Alison Killing wants to argue that there is a better way to die. More than a better death, Killing argues that there is a better way to build architecture to allows us to come into

Top Documentaries About Death

Top Documentaries About Death

If cinema is a mirror into our collective psyche, then documentaries are the direct representation of who we are. Documentaries run from the absurd to the informative and political and say something about the concerns we hold as human beings. Documentaries are also incredibly powerful tools for social change. Just think about the effect that

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#Talkdeath – Your Questions Answered

On Thursday March 12th, we hosted our first #Talkdeath roundtable discussion on life, death, funeral practices and everything in between. Mandy and Jeremy from the Qeepr team moderated the discussion between Caitlin Doughty from The Order of the Good Death & author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons From The Crematory and Lauren LeRoy,

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#talkdeath Roundtable – March 12th

Qeepr is proud to introduce our first Live Q&A session about death, life and everything in between. Qeepr will be broadcasting our live #talkdeath roundtable discussion on March 12th @ 4pm, EST. with Caitlin Doughty (Order of the Good Death) and Lauren LeRoy (Little Miss Funeral). We will be taking your questions live on Twitter, Facebook, Reddit

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I Love My Job: The Gravedigger

I Love My Job: The Gravedigger

When you think about a job that makes you happy, what comes to mind? Or rather, if you think of the ideal job in a general sense, what occupation and setting come to mind? An open office? Opportunities to travel? Warm climate? Mentally and physically invigorating? Chances are most of us have a particular idea

What to Wear to a Funeral: Advice for Women

What to Wear to a Funeral: Advice for Women

In part 1 of our series we looked at what men should wear to a funeral. The advice was pretty simple: wear black or dark colours, get a fitted suit or a nice sweater and dress pants and look clean! The advice for the second part of our series, what to wear a funeral as a

Podcast About Death

Best Podcast Episodes About Death and Dying

We were tempted to begin this post by saying “this blog post is sponsored by Audible”…but we decided it would be in poor taste. We are huge podcast fans at TalkDeath. Anything from comedy to history to the outright weird. We have already covered some of our favorite movies and some of our favorite photo

What to Wear to a Funeral: Advice for Men

What to Wear to a Funeral: Advice for Men

In the moments leading up to a funeral, clothing is probably the last thing you are thinking about. If you are dealing with a loss, there are so many things to deal with including planning, costs, contacting friends and family, posting obituaries, etc. What you’re going to wear the day of the funeral is usually last