Another delightfully eccentric podcast from Radio Lab recounts how an unexpectedly appealing 19th century death mask became a wildly popular artists’ collectible and then, in 1958, the face of the contemporary CPR dummy:
This is a story about a woman. (Good.) You’ve probably seen her. (Really?) You’ve seen her face. You may have even- (Dated her?) Well, put your mouth on her. (Ewww….Explain.) So you know when you got to bring somebody back to life…?