WTF Friday, 4/24/2015

This just in via The Wall Street Journal: “China Says Please Stop Hiring Funeral Strippers“.

Apparently, inviting erotic dancers to your loved ones’ funerary rites is a time-honored method of improving attendance. But China’s government is not cool with it. They’ve “been trying to fight the country’s funereal stripper scourge for some time now” and will now be working with the police to crack down more firmly.

You know what phrase should not exist? “Funeral strippers.” I’m kind of okay with “funereal stripper scourge”, though. Anyone need an album title?

h/t: Dan Hetherington. Thanks, Dan!

Kate Cronin-Furman

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