What Do You Want to Have Happen to You After You Die?

This week’s issue of The New Yorker features a lengthy profile by Rebecca Mead on the rise of female morticians, with a special focus on Ask a Mortician’s Caitlin Doughty (whose work has been featured on Jezebel several times). The article—like much of Doughty’s work—got me thinking a lot about what I want to have… »Monday 5:40pm11/23/15 5:40pm


The Day Eleanor Roosevelt Wed a Cousin & Had Her Wedding Overshadowed 

Ah, St. Patrick's Day. It's a beautiful day, one usully marked in our current year with thousands of your closest drunk acquaintances. But 110 years ago on this day, some slightly less festive celebrating took place: Eleanor Roosevelt married her fifth cousin once removed, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, future President… »3/17/15 6:20pm3/17/15 6:20pm