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Tombstone Tuesdays: Kathy Benjamin, author of “Funerals to Die For”

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Tombstone Tuesdays – a new streaming show!

Tombstone Tuesdays is a fun weekly show about historic cemeteries and those who love exploring them! Each week, I will interview a variety of guests about historic cemeteries, unique graveyards, funeral customs, research techniques, and other fascinating topics.

How to watch Tombstone Tuesdays?

Tui Snider’s Tombstone Tuesdays streams live on YouTube and Facebook. To see which show is coming next, visit my YouTube channel. On YouTube, you can even set a reminder for showtime.

What time is the live show? Every Tuesday: 4pm Central Time (5pm ET, 3pm MT, 2pm PT, 10pm UK)

Replays? You can catch show replays here: Tombstone Tuesdays

Show topic: Kathy Benjamin, author of “Funerals to Die For”

January 12, 2021 show: I’m excited to have the author of Funerals to Die For, Kathy Benjamin on the show to talk about her work:

Kathy Benjamin is a writer and editor at, and a former columnist at and

In 2013, Kathy wrote Funerals to Die For: The Craziest, Creepiest, and Most Bizarre Funeral Traditions and Practices Ever (Adams Media). She also contributed to’s publication The De-Textbook: The Stuff You Didn’t Know About the Stuff You Thought You Knew (Plume, 2013). Her new book, It’s Your Funeral: Plan the Celebration of a Lifetime Before It’s Too Late, is coming Summer 2021 from Quirk Books.

She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband, Simon and her dog, Briscoe.

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What are your questions for Kathy Benjamin?

What would you like me to ask Kathy Benjamin? If you are reading this prior to the show date, feel free to leave any questions you may have for Teal as a comment below and I’ll do my best to work them into the show!

Cemetery Photos of the Week

Featured historic cemetery photos: As part of each Tombstone Tuesday show, I will share photos that my newsletter readers have sent me. (Replying to my newsletter is the absolute best way to reach me, just so you know!)

This week’s photos: On the February 2, 2020 show I will be featuring photos from one of my weekly newsletter readers.

Want YOUR photos featured on the show?

Want YOUR cemetery photos featured? If you have interesting photos related to the topic of historic cemeteries, I’d love to feature them on Tombstone Tuesdays. Or maybe you have a research tip, or a photo that you think viewers will enjoy.

Here’s how: Sign up for my weekly Sunday newsletter, if you are not already subscribed. Then, hit reply any of the newsletters or even the welcome aboard email.

Guest ideas?

If there are specific guests or topics you would like to see on Tombstone Tuesdays, please tell me in a comment on this blog post. Thanks so much!

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