DeathHacker: You’re Going to Die, Here’s How to Deal With It

LifeHacker, February 2017

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The first article of a recurring column I launched on LifeHacker, called, naturally, DeathHacker. I present some ways to think and talk about mortality that will hopefully make you relax a bit about it, manage the anxiety, and maybe be able to let go.

Dying Trans: Preserving Identity in Death

The Order of the Good Death, January 2017

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I spoke to trans people, funeral directors, and other experts about how those who may be estranged from their families can protect their identities and wishes after their deaths. This article is a much-edited version of a lecture I presented at Death Salon: Mütter Museum.

11 Movies Inspired by Ed Gein’s Horrifying Crimes

The Line-Up, June 2016

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A round-up of the films inspired by the crimes of the ghoulish Ed Gein, the Butcher of Plainfield.