Fun, Friendly, Female Mortician Will Answer All Your Random Questions About Death

Caitlin is a mortician with a background in cremation and a writer living in Los Angeles. If you have questions about death, she will answer them. In this video — episode one — she explains rigor mortis (it starts in and around the eyes) and shows off her pet python.

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How does one get into this profession? I'm serious. Do you need to get a degree in something, or do they have special trade-colleges for training morgue employees? What if I just wanted to do some kind of internship at a morgue? Is something in that capacity only possible through court-ordered programs? Maybe she could answer my questions.