Action in the Afterlife

01Apr08

ling.jpgThings are getting a little spicy at Malaysia’s Qingming festival this year, where people have stocked up on leopard print cardboard lingerie to leave at the graves of their relatives. The day of tomb-sweeping and offering-leaving, celebrated by the Chinese throughout the world, typically involves the burning of fake money and models of things like refrigerators, cars, clothes and shoes. It’s thought that the dead will be able to use these in the afterlife. And who’s to say there’s no action in the afterlife?



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