Fake It Til You Make It


Have you ever thought of vanishing into thin air? If so, you’re not alone. For Lit Hub, Elizabeth Greenwood investigates the pros and cons of leaving the world cold:

Depending on your budget, you can even stage a phony funeral with mourners weeping over your open casket (a cadaver from a black market morgue as your stand-in, of course) as further evidence of your untimely demise.

David lives in central Ohio and works for a sports newspaper. He is a regular contributor to Nervous Breakdown and Andrei Codrescu's Exquisite Corpse. More from this author →