Ken Jennings is well-known for winning – and hosting – Jeopardy! Now, he’s got a new book out full of pop culture knowledge and research: 100 Places to See After You Die. Formatted like a travel guide, the book spans across different destinations inspired by the way philosophers, poets and even cartoons imagine heaven and hell. In today’s episode, Jennings speaks with NPR’s Ari Shapiro about what he learned from his studies into Hinduism, Greek mythology and The Simpsons, and how portrayals of death have changed in pop culture.
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