The Dead Can't Do You Nothing

It waits for us all. A lot of people want to think about death as little as possible. Others want to dive right in and explore the mystery. Two short docs on the Big D.

Photo: Shining Li with her brother Joseph, 2011.

Music in Fear of Death: “First Breath After Coma,“ Written by Michael James, Munaf Rayani, Christopher Hrasky, and Mark T Smith, and performed by Explosions in the Sky. From the album The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place (p), Temporary Residence, Ltd. And “Simple X,” by Andrew Bird. Composed by Andrew Bird and Dosh. On the album Armchair Apocrypha on Fat Possum Records.