199 Cemeteries Press & Radio Interviews

Friday, June 30
Cemetery Travel: World’s Best Destinations (background for Blueprints for Living interview on ABC radio in Australia)
http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforliving/cemetery-travel—10-of-the-worlds-best/8667452

Saturday, July 1
Tombstone Tourism on Blueprints for Living on ABC radio in Australia – includes link to listen to the podcast.
http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforliving/tombstone-tourism/8665726

July 5, 2017
Dark Tourism: Why Would You Want to Spend Your Holiday Visiting a Cemetery?
News story based on the interview for the Blueprints for Living show on ABC radio in Australia.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-06/tombstone-tourism-why-we-visit-cemeteries-on-holidays/8673454

August 15, 2017:
Order of the Good Death Booklist
http://www.orderofthegooddeath.com/resources/books#5

September 15, 2017
In Search of Cemeteries Alive with Beauty, Art, and History
Atlas Obscura
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/cemeteries-to-visit-before-you-die-monuments

September 22, 2017
199 Cemeteries hits #1 in Amazon’s Literary and Religious Travel Guides

Cult of Weird’s Morbid Must-Reads for Fall:
http://www.cultofweird.com/books/2017-fall-reading-list/

Monday, September 25, 2017
Gary Shapiro’s From the Bookshelf (23 minutes in)
https://player.fm/series/gary-shapiros-from-the-bookshelf/guests-james-gleick-and-loren-rhodes

September 27, 2017:
The New York Times featured the book in their Open Book column in the Books section:
A Guide to Graveside Tourism
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/27/books/review/199-cemeteries-to-see-before-you-die.html

Did You Know:
7 Amazing Cemeteries to Visit Before You Inhabit One (if You’re into That Sort of Thing)
http://didyouknowfacts.com/8-amazing-cemeteries-visit-inhabit-one-know-youre-sort-thing/

Mind-Blowing Facts:
10 Unique Cemeteries to Visit Before You Inhabit One
https://mind-blowingfacts.com/unique-cemeteries/

September 29, 2017
The San Francisco Chronicle also featured it in their Sunday Lit section:
Travel Books: “199 Cemeteries” A Lively Chronicle of Culture
http://www.sfchronicle.com/travel/article/Travel-Books-199-Cemeteries-a-lively-12241291.php?cmpid=gsa-sfgate-result

October 2, 2017
Narrative Species
Loren Rhoads suggests 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die: Life, Death, and Everything in Between – article by Rich Kleffel
https://narrativespecies.wordpress.com/2017/10/02/loren-rhoads-suggests-199-cemeteries-to-see-before-you-die-life-death-and-everything-in-between/

Agony Column (long version of Rick’s podcast):
Broadcast 10/6: http://kbcz.org 90.1 FM Santa Cruz Community Radio
http://www.bookotron.com/agony/audio/2017/2017-interviews/loren_rhoads-2017.mp3

The Agony Column (short version):
http://www.bookotron.com/agony/audio/2017/2017-time_to_read/time_to_read_ep274_loren_rhoads.mp3

October 3, 2017
Time magazine interviewed me for their 10/3/17 issue:
What Gets Remembered: How Visiting a Cemetery Can Teach you About History
http://time.com/4963379/cemeteries-history-rhoads/

San Francisco magazine interviewed me about Bay Area cemeteries that everyone should visit:
Just in Time for Halloween, Bay Area Cemeteries to See Before You Die
https://www.modernluxury.com/san-francisco/story/just-time-halloween-the-bay-area-cemeteries-see-you-die

Mental Floss:
12 of the Most Beautiful Cemeteries Around the World
http://mentalfloss.com/photos/504533/12-most-beautiful-cemeteries-around-world

Lenore Gwynn’s blog
http://lenore.online/199-cemeteries-see-die

October 4, 2017:
Cult of Weird featured 199 Cemeteries on their Weird Book Wednesday on Tumblr.

October 5, 2017:
Cemetery Sights: Norton, Emperor of the United States
My Norton piece went up on Legacy.com
http://www.legacy.com/news/explore-history/article/cemetery-sights-norton-emperor-of-the-united-states

October 7, 2017:
Guest post on The Author Spot (Stacey Turner’s blog)
Did You Know There Are Travel Sites Dedicated to Visiting Cemeteries?
https://staceyturner-authorspot.blogspot.com/2017/10/did-you-know-there-are-travel-sites.html

Mental Floss
These Connected Graves in the Netherlands Prove Love Conquers All
http://mentalfloss.com/article/505109/these-connected-graves-netherlands-prove-love-conquers-all

October 8, 2017:
I was a guest on the Writers Chatroom.
http://archive.aweber.com/chatroom/7ljfO/h/Horror_Month_Presents_Loren_Rhoads.htm

Horror Addicts
The Most Haunted Cemetery in the World
https://horroraddicts.wordpress.com/2017/10/08/guest-blog-the-most-haunted-cemetery-in-the-world-by-loren-rhoads/

Friday, October 13, 2017:
10 Hauntingly Beautiful Cemeteries to Visit Before Halloween
https://www.realsimple.com/work-life/travel/beautiful-cemeteries-to-visit

October 14, 2017:
October Frights: Cemeteries and the Ghost of Marie Laveau
http://afstewartblog.blogspot.ca/2017/10/octoberfrights-cemeteries-and-ghost-of.html

October 15, 2017:
Cemetery-book author takes readers to 199 of her favorites
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/entertainment/books/sd-et-author-rhoads-20171010-story.html

The London Dead review:
http://thelondondead.blogspot.com/2017/10/199-cemeteries-to-see-before-you-die.html

October 16, 2017:
5 Cemetery Road Trips for the Ultimate Taphophile
http://mentalfloss.com/article/504942/5-cemetery-road-trips-ultimate-taphophile

Being Dead Sucks Even More than You Thought:
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/j5gwwy/being-dead-sucks-even-more-than-you-thought

October 18, 2017:
Hurry to see a cemetery while you can still appreciate it, says author Loren Rhoads
http://beta.latimes.com/books/la-et-jc-199-cemeteries-20171018-htmlstory.html

October 22, 2017
11 Cemeteries That Are Hauntingly Beautiful
https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/World-Most-Beautiful-Cemeteries-44166497

October 24, 2017
Finch Files Halloween episode
https://www.mixcloud.com/peter-finch2/finch-files-halloween-17-episode-94/

October 25, 2017
The Ultimate Romantic Cemetery
Emmy Z. Madrial’s blog
https://emmyzmadrigal.wordpress.com/2017/10/25/guest-blog-the-ultimate-romantic-cemetery-by-loren-rhoads/

October 26, 2017
The Jim Bohannon Show

A Guide to the World’s Most Intriguing Cemeteries
https://hyperallergic.com/403271/a-tombstone-explorers-guide-to-the-worlds-most-intriguing-cemeteries

October 27, 2017
10 Great Cemeteries to Visit Before You Die
https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/destinations/10greatplaces/2017/10/27/cemeteries/803205001/

The Best Historic Cemeteries to Visit Around the World
The National Trust for Historic Preservation
https://savingplaces.org/stories/the-best-historic-cemeteries-to-visit-around-the-world#.WjarlVQ-f2Q

American Vampires
https://emzbox.wordpress.com/2017/10/27/guest-blog-american-vampires-by-loren-rhoads/

October 31, 2017
http://www.travelgumbo.com/topic/199-cemeteries-to-see-before-you-die-by-loren-rhoads

November 2, 2017
Books for Impassioned Travelers
https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-must-read-for-restless-fly-fishermenand-other-books-for-travelers-1509645620

November 10, 2017
Callie Crosby’s Under the Radar
https://news.wgbh.org/2017/11/10/author-graveyard-aficionado-asks-whats-your-favorite-cemetery

Best New Books list in Entertainment Weekly

November 13, 2017
Made #5 on the Borderlands Books Best Sellers in Hardcover

November 18, 2017
Horror Addicts #150: Cure for the Holidaze
https://horroraddicts.wordpress.com/2017/11/18/horroraddicts-net-150-cure-for-the-holidaze-special/

November 23, 2017
Cult of Weird Holiday Gift Guide
http://www.cultofweird.com/curiosities/2017-holiday-gift-guide/

November 24, 2017
A Kind of Serendipity: 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die
https://www.funeralzone.co.uk/blog/loren-rhoads-199-cemeteries-travel-book

Two of the “199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die” are in Utah
http://www.sltrib.com/artsliving/arts/2017/10/27/two-of-the-199-cemeteries-to-see-before-you-die-are-in-utah/

Two Books to Delight the Tombstone Tourist in You
http://www.lunalunamagazine.com/dark/2-boos-to-delight-the-tombstone-tourist

December 1, 2017
10 Cemeteries to See Before you Die
https://www.funeralzone.co.uk/blog/10-cemeteries-see-you-die

December 5, 2017
199 Cemeteries made Borderlands Books Opinionated Holiday Gift Guide

December 7, 2017
Cemeteries You must see before you die: Scotland to Japan, the world’s most haunted and beautiful burial sites revealed
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-5150991/The-worlds-hauntingly-beautiful-burial-sites.html

December 9, 2017
Macabre Holiday Gift Guide 2017
https://boroughsofthedead.com/macabre-holiday-gift-guide-2017/

December 11, 2017
Macabre Non-Fiction Books for Darklings
http://www.thespookyvegan.com/2017/12/macabre-non-fiction-books-for-darklings.html

December 12, 2017
Weekly gift ideas from the Staff of Atlas Obscura
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/weekly-wishlist-dice-fire-cemetery-flux-science-toy

Death & the Maiden: 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die
https://deadmaidens.com/2017/12/12/199-cemeteries-to-see-before-you-die/

December 14, 2017
14 Holiday Gift Book Ideas to Help You Finish off Your Christmas Shopping
https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900005765/14-holiday-gift-book-ideas-to-help-you-finish-off-your-christmas-shopping.html