MARRIED - HAGS EP 016

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This week, we discuss spooky marriage traditions, child brides, ghost brides and pornography. Here are some of the things we reference:

Why Engagement Rings Are a Scam - Adam Ruins Everything:

15 Insane Things That Correlate With Each Other:

15 Insane Things That Correlate With Each Other

Why do these things correlate? These 15 correlations will blow your mind. (Is this headline sensationalist enough for you to click on it yet?)

Belladonna Horror Mag:

Welcome to Belladonna Horror Mag - Belladonna Horror Mag

Belladonna Horror Mag is the first female staffed and written horror publication from The Horror Honeys., an established, influential, and engaged brand in the horror community.

Corpse Brides and Ghost Grooms: A Guide to Marrying the Dead:

Corpse Brides and Ghost Grooms: A Guide to Marrying the Dead

So you want to marry a ghost. In some societies, it's possible-with a few caveats. Posthumous marriage-that is, nuptials in which one or both members of the couple are dead-is an established practice in China, Japan, Sudan, France, and even the United States, among members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

China's ghost weddings and why they can be deadly:

China's ghost weddings and why they can be deadly - BBC News

Police in north-west China have charged a man with murdering two women with mental disabilities, alleging that he wanted to sell their corpses to be used in so-called "ghost weddings". It has put a spotlight on the ancient shadowy ritual, still practised in certain parts of China, which aims to provide spouses for people who die unmarried.

"Buy Me a Bride": Death and Exchange in Northern Japanese Bride-Doll Marriage:

"Buy Me a Bride": Death and Exchange in Northern Japanese Bride‐Doll Marriage

In the northern Japanese memorial practice of "bride‐doll marriage/" which emerged during World War II, the soul of a dead child is married to a spirit spouse embodied in a consecrated figurine. These...

Spinsters:

Spinster - Wikipedia

Spinster is a term used to indicate an unmarried woman who was past the usual or legal age for marrying (and sometimes also considered unlikely to marry), spinster originally referred to a woman whose occupation was to spin. Several dictionaries flag it as a derogatory term.

America's Child-Marriage Problem:

Opinion | America's Child-Marriage Problem

IN the United States today, thousands of children under 18 have recently taken marital vows - mostly girls married to adult men, often with approval from local judges. How is this possible? The minimum marriage age in most states is 18, but every state allows exceptions under which children under age 18 can wed.

11 Years Old, a Mom, and Pushed to Marry Her Rapist in Florida:

Opinion | 11 Years Old, a Mom, and Pushed to Marry Her Rapist in Florida

You're thinking: "Child marriage? That's what happens in Bangladesh or Tanzania, not America!" In fact, more than 167,000 young people age 17 and under married in 38 states between 2000 and 2010, according to a search of available marriage license data by a group called Unchained at Last, which aims to ban child marriage.

65 Year Old Man Marries 12 Year Old Girl (Child Marriage Social Experiment):

Bride kidnapping:

Bride kidnapping - Wikipedia

Bride kidnapping, also known as marriage by abduction or marriage by capture, is a practice in which a man abducts the woman he wishes to marry. Bride kidnapping has been practiced around the world and throughout history.

On changing your name after divorce and re-marriage:

On changing your name after divorce and re-marriage

Worse than the people who didn't ask, and just assumed that I had changed my name when I got married (that's a choice, not an imperative)... worse than the people who addressed things to "Mr and Mrs His Name" (as if I didn't have my own name anymore)...

Princess Consuela Bananahammock:

Happy Wives Club:

What if we talked to straight couples the ridiculous way we talk to gay couples?:

ATTN:

What if we talked to straight couples the ridiculous way we talk to gay couples?

What Americans Get Wrong About Porn:

Opinion | What Americans Get Wrong About Porn

For six years, I immersed myself in the workings of the adult industry. As editor of the porn blog Fleshbot, I spent hours combing the XXX side of the internet, acquainting myself with all manner of perversions and obscure sex acts.

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